NOTICE FOR BIDS
PEARL RIVER VALLEY WATER SUPPLY DISTRICT
Dredging Operations, PELAHATCHIE BAY AND MISCELLANEOUS AREAS
Ross Barnett Reservoir
PRV # 21-600-15-99
Sealed and electronic bids will be received by the Pearl River Valley Water Supply District (District) for Dredging Operations, Pelahatchie Bay and Miscellaneous Areas, Barnett Reservoir until 11:00 o'clock A.M., Local Time, on July 13, 2021, at the DISTRICT’S Office, 115 Madison Landing Circle, Ridgeland, Mississippi 39157, at which time and place bids will be opened and read aloud. Bids forwarded by mail should be addressed to the District at P. O. Box 2180, Ridgeland, Mississippi 39158. Contract time and liquidated damages for failure to complete are detailed in the Contract Documents.
The Advertisement for Bids, Instructions to Bidders, Form of Bid, Form of Contract, Plans, Specifications and Form of Bid Bond, Performance Bond and Payment Bond, and other Contract Documents may be examined at the following locations:
PRVWSD District Office, 115 Madison Landing Circle, Ridgeland, Mississippi 39157
Official Bid Documents, including the Contract Documents, can be downloaded from Central Bidding at www.centralbidding.com. Electronic Bids may be submitted at www.centralbidding.com. For any questions related to the electronic bidding process, please call Central Bidding at 225.810.4814.
Bids shall be made out on the bid proposal form provided, sealed in an envelope, and plainly marked on the outside of the envelope: Bid for Dredging Operations, Pelahatchie Bay and Miscellaneous Areas, Barnett Reservoir, Bid #21-600-15-99. Bidder must be qualified under Mississippi Law and show current Certificate of Responsibility issued by the Mississippi State Board of Public Contractors establishing its classification as to the value and type of construction on which it is authorized to bid. Each bidder shall write its Certificate of Responsibility Number on the outside of the sealed envelope containing its proposal. Each Bidder must deposit with its bid, security in the amount, form and subject to the conditions provided in the Instructions to Bidders.
Mississippi State law requires a non-resident bidder to attach/include a copy of its resident state’s current law pertaining to such state’s treatment of non-resident contractors with its bid. Any bid submitted by a non-resident contractor which does not include the non-resident contractor’s current state law shall be rejected and not considered for award.
The work shall consist of, but not be limited to, the following: 1) mobilize equipment and personnel to the site, 2) dredge channels to specified depth and dimensions, 3) monitor disposal facilities, 4) demobilize equipment and personnel from the site, 5) conduct bathymetric surveys to verify quantities of material removed. The project is expected to require dredging of approximately 90,000 cubic yards of in-place sediment. The project is on District property in Rankin and Madison Counties, in Mississippi.
A Pre-Bid Meeting is scheduled for June 24, 2021, at 9:00 AM local time at the PRVWSD District office at 115 Madison Landing Circle, Ridgeland, MS 39157. A site visit will follow the meeting. Attendance by all potential contractors, subcontractors, and other interested parties is strongly encouraged.
Bidder must be qualified to perform the work. Qualifications and experience shall be in accordance with the Contract Documents and provided by the Bidder, if requested by the District.
For any work occurring during a COVID-19 emergency declaration, the Contractor shall follow recommendations of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC), the Mississippi State Department of Health (MSDH), and other relevant governmental entities regarding worksite protection for its employees and the public.
The DISTRICT reserves the right to reject any or all bids and to waive any informalities or irregularities therein. No Bidder may withdraw its bid within sixty (60) calendar days after the actual date of the opening thereof.
PEARL RIVER VALLEY WATER SUPPLY DISTRICT
BY: J. Sigman, P.E.
Publication: Clarion Ledger
Adv. Dates: Jun 10 & Jun 17, 2021
Bid Opening: July 13, 2021