Bridge Replacement

Solicitation details

  • Publication date: 2017-07-12
  • Category: Roads, bridges
  • Subcategory: Bridges
  • Type: Tender
  • Location: Rainy River, ON
  • Bid date: 2017-07-25

Solicitation description


Baudette/Rainy River International Bridge Replacement
Highway 11, Town of Rainy River


The Ministry of Transportation Ontario (MTO), in cooperation with the Minnesota Department of Transportation, will be hosting a Contractor Information Workshop for the replacement of the Baudette/Rainy River International Bridge on Highway 11 in the Town of Rainy River.

The purpose of the Contractor Information Workshop is to:
• Present the Project;
• Present the MnDOT bidding process;
• Present the Contractor Information Guide;
• Provide an opportunity for prospective proponents to ask questions that pertain to the construction of an International Bridge.

The Public Meeting is scheduled as follows:

Date: Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Location: Courtyard by Marriott
7800 Bloomington Avenue South
Bloomington, MN 55425, USA
tel: 952-876-0100

Time: 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

The Contractor Information Workshop will be held as a presentation style, open forum format. Representatives of the project team and various Provincial, State and Federal Agencies will be available to discuss the project, provide information regarding applicable laws/restrictions that pertain to working in another country and answer questions from interested parties about the project, timing of construction etc. We encourage you to attend this meeting as the information will be beneficial for the preparation of a comprehensive, successful bid.


If you would like more information on this workshop or the project, please contact one of the individuals identifed below.

Kevin Saunders
MTO Senior Project Manager
Ministry of Transportation - Northwestern Region
615 James Street South
Thunder Bay, ON P7E 6P6
tel: 807-473-2109 / toll free: 1-800-465-5034
fax: 807-473-2168

Joe McKinnon, PE
MnDOT Project Manager
Minnesota Department of Transportation
District 2
3920 Highway 2 West
Bemidji, MN 56601 tel: 218-755-6517

Additionally, you are encouraged to visit the project website,, to obtain current project information. If you have any accessibility requirements in order to participate in the project, please contact one of the Project Team members listed above.