Sealed Bids will be received at the Louisiana Military Department, Building 2011 (Post Headquarters), First Floor Conference Room, Jackson Barracks, New Orleans LA 70117, until 1:00 p.m. CST on Thursday, May 28, 2015, For: Replacement of 25KV Switch Gear Number 10 at Jackson Barracks, 6400 St Claude Ave., New Orleans, LA 70117.
ANY PERSON REQUIRING SPECIAL ACCOMMODATIONS SHALL NOTIFY CMSGT (Ret) JAMES E DOWNING SR OF THE TYPE(S) OF ACCOMMODATION REQUIRED NOT LESS THAN SEVEN (7) DAYS PRIOR TO THE BID OPENING.
Complete Bidding Documents for this project, including Plans and Specifications have been prepared by Forte and Tablada Inc. These plans and specifications are available through the listed contact for a plans and specifications deposit of $100.00 from Forte and Tablada Inc. Deposit on the first set is fully refundable to all bonafide prime Bidders upon return of the documents, in good condition, no later than ten (10) days after receipt of bids. Fifty percent of the deposit of all other sets of documents will be refunded upon return of documents as stated above. Printed copies are available for viewing only from the Designer at the Designers place of business, address listed below. Plans and Specifications are also available in electronic form online and may be obtained without charge and without deposit from Forte and Tablada Inc. Plan holders are responsible for their own printing reproduction cost. Questions about the electronic procedure or viewing shall be directed to Forte and Tablada Inc., Consulting Engineers, 9107 Interline Avenue, Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70809. Phone (225) 927-9321. Attention: John Hobbs, Senior Project Manager. E-Mail Address: HobbsJ@ForteandTablada.com.
All Bids must be accompanied by Bid Security equal to five percent (5%) of the Base Bid and Additional Bid Items (ABI) or Alternates and must be in the form of a certified check, cashier’s check or bid bond.
The successful Bidder will be required to furnish a Performance and Payment Bond written by a company licensed to do business in the State of Louisiana, equal to 100% of the Contract amount, including Additional Bid Items (ABI) or Alternates, if required.
A mandatory pre-bid conference is scheduled for 1:00 p.m. CST on Thursday, May 14, 2015 at Building 2011 (Post Headquarters), First Floor Conference Room, Jackson Barracks, 6400 St Claude Avenue, New Orleans, Louisiana 70117. Attendance at this Conference is mandatory. Prospective bidders must attend the entire pre-bid conference in order to submit a bid. The Jackson Barracks Point of Contact is Chief Master Sergeant (Retired) James E. Downing Sr. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Phone contacts: Office: 504-278-8798, Mobile: 985-215-5915.
BIDS SHALL BE ACCEPTED ONLY FROM CONTRACTORS THAT ATTEND THE ENTIRE MANDATORY PRE-BID CONFERENCE.
ANY PERSON REQUIRING SPECIAL ACCOMMODATIONS SHALL NOTIFY CMSGT (Ret) JAMES E. DOWNING SR OF THE TYPE(S) OF ACCOMMODATION REQUIRED NOT LESS THAN FIVE (5) DAYS BEFORE THE MANDATORY PRE-BID CONFERENCE.
Bids shall be accepted from Contractors who are licensed under LA. R.S. 37:2150-2192 for the classification of BUILDING CONSTRUCTION OR ELECTRICAL CONTRACTOR . Bidder is required to comply with provisions and requirements of LA R.S. 38:2212(A)(1)(c). No bid may be withdrawn for a period of forty-five (45) days after receipt of bids, except under the provisions of LA. R.S. 38:2214.
Electronic Bid documents may be submitted by Contractors to the Louisiana Military Department Contracting Office by submitting their bid along with their bid security to http://www.centralauctionhouse.com/. Electronic bids must be submitted so as to be posted prior to 1:00 p.m. CST on Thursday, May 28, 2015. Hard copies of the contractor’s electronically submitted bid packet must be delivered as described in the Instructions to Bidders included in the Bid Documents for this project. Contractors MUST attend the entire mandatory Pre-Bid scheduled for 1:00 p.m. CST on Thursday, May 14, 2015, at the location listed above in order to submit electronic bids.
The Owner reserves the right to accept or reject any and all Bids for just cause. In accordance with directives and guidance published by Facility Planning and Control Revised Statutes, the provisions and requirements of those stated in the advertisement for bids and those required on the bid form shall not be waivered. The Louisiana Military Department Deputy Director for Contracting and Purchasing and the State Contracting Officer do not possess authority to waive any informality incidental thereto. The Owner shall incur no obligation to the Contractor until the Contract between Owner and Contractor is fully executed.