Sealed bids will be received by the City Council of the City of Jackson, Mississippi at the office of the City Clerk, 219 South President Street, P. O. Box 17, Jackson, Mississippi 39205 until 3:30 P.M. (Local Time), on Tuesday, November 10, 2020 for the Resurfacing of North State Street from Sheppard Road to Briarwood Drive, Federal Aid Project No. STP-6928-00(015) LPA/108077, City Project No. 19B4011.
The scope of work shall consist of asphalt milling and overlay along North State Street, for approximately 1.08 miles, from the intersection of Sheppard Road to the intersection of Briarwood Drive. The project scope also includes sidewalk replacement, curb and gutter replacement, installation of pedestrian push buttons, striping, installation of 170-ft of ADA compliant pedestrian handrail, traffic control and construction phasing. The project will be designed in accordance with the Mississippi Standard Specification for Road and Bridge Construction, Mississippi Department of Transportation, Jackson, 2017 Edition.
The scope of project features outlined above does not in any way limit the responsibility of the contractor to perform all work and furnish all labor, equipment and materials required by the specifications and the drawings referred to therein. Contract time shall be 72 working days from the effective date shown in the Notice to Proceed. Liquidated damages will be assessed for each consecutive calendar day the Work has not achieved Final Completion. Liquidated Damages will be assessed in accordance with the Schedule of Deductions table in Section 108.07 of the 2017 Edition of the Mississippi Standard Specifications for Road and Bridge Construction
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.
The City of Jackson, Hinds 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 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 5% DBE/WBE requirements.
The contract Documents are on file and may be examined at the following locations:
Engineering Division, Department of Public Works, Warren Hood Building, 4th Floor, 200 S. President Street, Jackson, Mississippi 39205.
EJES, Incorporated, 405 Briarwood Drive, Suite 110, Jackson, Mississippi 39206One (1) copy of the Plans, Specifications and Contract Documents may be procured upon payment of $100.00 (by check, made payable to "EJES Inc..") from 405 Briarwood Drive, Suite 110, Jackson, Mississippi 39206. The payment is non-refundable.
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 City of Jackson 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 and submitted to the City Clerk, 219 S President St, Jackson, Mississippi 39201 prior to the hour and date designated above. No stripped bids will be accepted.
The Official Bid 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.
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.
Dr. Charles Williams, PE
Interim Public Works Director
City of Jackson, Mississippi
Publications and Publishing Dates:
The Clarion Ledger & Mississippi Link
Dates: October 8 & 15, 2020