Forrest County, Mississippi
Federal Aid Project No. STP-8760-00(004)LPA / 107710-701000
The Forrest County Board of Supervisors will receive bids for the Pedestrian Overpass Along Country Club Road for a total project length of 0.048 miles, Federal Aid Project No. STP-8760-00(004)LPA / 107710-701000 no later than 10:00 a.m., Local Time, December 3, 2021, at the Forrest County Courthouse located at 641 Main Street, Hattiesburg, Mississippi. All bids so received will be publicly opened and read aloud.
The work shall consist essentially of the following items:
The construction of approximately 110 linear feet of 8 foot wide, 4 inch thick, concrete sidewalk and a 140 foot long pedestrian bridge, over U.S. Highway 49, adjacent to the south side of Country Club Road. All other related items of work required to complete the project as shown and specified in the Contract Documents.
The above general outline of features of the work does not in any way limit the responsibility of the contractor to perform all work and furnish all plant, labor, equipment and materials required by the specifications and the drawings referred to therein.
The attention of bidders is directed to the Contract Provisions governing selection and employment of labor. Minimum wage rates for Federal-Aid projects have been predetermined by the Secretary of Labor and are subject to Public Law 87-581 Work Hours Act of 1962, as set forth in the Contract Provisions.
Forrest County hereby notifies all Bidders that it will affirmatively insure that in any contract entered into pursuant to this advertisement, disadvantaged and women’s business enterprises will be afforded the full opportunity to submit bids in response to this invitation and will not be discriminated against on the grounds of race, color, or national origin in consideration for an award.
The award of this contract will be contingent upon the Contractor satisfying the DBE/WBE requirements.
The contract Documents are on file and may be examined at the following locations:
Forrest County Purchase Clerk’s Office, 641 Main Street, Hattiesburg, MS 39401
Shows, Dearman and Waits, Inc., 301 2nd Avenue, Hattiesburg, MS 39401.
Each bid shall be accompanied by a Cashier’s check, Certified Check on a solvent bank or a Bidder’s Bond issued by a Surety Company licensed to operate in the State of Mississippi, in the amount of five percent (5%) of the total bid price, payable to the Forrest County Board of Supervisors as bid security. Bidders shall also submit a current financial statement, if requested by the County. The successful bidder will be required to furnish a Performance Bond and a Payment bond each in the amount of one hundred percent (100%) of the contract amount.
The proposal and contract documents in its entirety shall be submitted in a sealed envelope addressed to the Forrest County Board of Supervisors, Post Office Box 1310, 641 Main Street, Hattiesburg, MS 39403-1310, ATTENTION: Purchase Clerk (601-545-6000), and clearly marked on the outside of the envelope in the lower left-hand EXACTLY as follows, to-wit:
“BID FOR: Pedestrian Overpass Along Country Club Road
BID OPENING: 10:00 A.M., December 3, 2021 ”
prior to the hour and date above designated. No stripped bids will be accepted.
Bidders choosing to submit electronically are required to contact the Forrest County Board of Supervisors through the County Engineer, Nicholas Connolly, at 301 2nd Ave., Hattiesburg, MS, 39401, Phone (601) 544-1821, Email firstname.lastname@example.org, for information regarding electronic bidding requirements.
Work to be performed shall be in accordance with the “Mississippi State Highway Standard Specifications for Road and Bridge Construction, 2017”, together with all amendments and/or special provisions and/or addenda to the standards duly approved and adopted, unless otherwise noted in these specifications.
The attention of Bidders is directed to the provisions of Subsection 102.07 pertaining to irregular proposals and rejection of bids.
PUBLISHED by order of the Board on the 18th day of October , A.D., 2021
Forrest County Board of Supervisors
/s/David Hogan ________
BY: David Hogan, Board President
PUBLISH on: November 1, 2021 and November 8, 2021