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Construction Manager At-Risk, East Annex Warehouse Expansion Project

March 7, 2022

Proposal Deadline: April 14, 2022

The Duluth Seaway Port Authority (the “Authority”) is seeking to select a construction manager at-risk (“CMAR”) for the East Annex Warehouse Expansion (the “Project”) where the basis of payment is the cost of the work plus a fee with a guarantee maximum price. The Project includes an approximately 56,000 square-foot addition to the East Annex Warehouse located at 1120 Port Terminal Drive, Duluth, MN. The Project includes but is not limited to: piling, concrete, cmu wall, structural steel, roofing, mechanical, electrical, and fire suppression as well as utility and site work.

The Project is funded in part with a grant from the State of Minnesota Port Development Assistance Program (“PDAP Grant”) funds and a grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation Maritime Administration (“MARAD Grant”). Contractor shall comply with all grant requirements and the contract will include an obligation to comply with all applicable grant requirements related to the PDAP Grant and MARAD Grant. Information regarding the PDAP Grant and the MARAD Grant requirements will be issued via addendum. In accordance with the Minnesota Department of Administration’s guidance, the CMAR will not be permitted to self-perform any work on the Project.

The CMAR will be required to enter into a Project Labor Agreement (“PLA”) in the form of the one attached hereto with the Duluth Building Trades as Exhibit 1.1 – Project Labor Agreement and all contractors selected to perform work on the Project will be required to execute an Agreement to be Bound to the PLA.