The Greater Lafourche Port Commission will receive bids for Obstruction Removal Project, at South Lafourche Leonard Miller, Jr. Airport, FAA AIP # 3-22-0067-019-2020, LaDOTD Project No: H.XXXXXX, electronically at www.centralbidding.com or in the Greater Lafourche Port Commission Office, 16829 East Main, Cut Off, LA 70345, until Thursday, December 16th, 2021 @ 11:00 a.m. CST, at which time and place all bids received will be publicly opened and read aloud. Bids received after the stated time will not be accepted.
The work generally consists of clearing and grubbing of trees and brush areas approximately 35 acres which are considered obstruction to Runway 18 end. Contract time shall be 45 consecutive calendar days.
Bid security in the form of a bid bond equal to 5% of the total bid is required. Contract security in the form of 100% Performance and Payment Bonds will be required.
No bid may be withdrawn after closing time for the receipt of bids for a period of Ninety (90) calendar days.
A non-mandatory Pre-Bid Conference will be held in the Greater Lafourche Port Commission Office on Thursday, December 2nd, 2021 @ 11:00 a.m. CST. Questions relating to the Contract and Contract Documents will be answered at that time. Attendance by prospective Contractors is strongly recommended. A site visit will be conducted at the conclusion of the conference.
Bidding documents may be examined at the following locations:
Office of the Engineer: Infrastructure Consulting & Engineering (ICE)
4000 S. Sherwood Forest Blvd, Suite 301
Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70816
Port Commission Office: 16829 East Main
Cut Off, Louisiana 70345
Hand Delivery or Courier GLPC 131 East 91st Street
Service: Cut Off, Louisiana, 70345
Bidding and Contract Documents may be purchased from the Engineer, ICE, 4000 S. Sherwood Forest Blvd, Suite 301, Baton Rouge, Louisiana (225) 307-1012 upon prior payment of a non-refundable plans and specs production fee of One Hundred Dollars ($100.00) per set. An additional Forty-Five dollars ($45.00) will be charged for FedEx overnight delivery if mailing is required. Electronic plans and specifications are also available free of charge and can be requested by emailing Melissa.Lavergne@ice-eng.com
Electronic bids and electronic bid bonds must be submitted through www.centralbidding.com or in the Greater Lafourche Port Commission Office, 16829 East Main, Cut Off, LA 70345, prior to the bidding deadline. Beginning at 11:00 a.m., electronic bids and electronic bid bonds will be downloaded and read aloud with paper bids received, if any, at the Greater Lafourche Port Commission. Bidders or their authorized representative are invited to be present.
The following requirements apply to this solicitation and will be made a part of any contract awarded:
a. Presidents Executive Order No. 11246 as amended by 29 CFR Part 30 and 41 CFR Part 60.
b. Davis Bacon and Related Acts, 29 CFR Parts 1, 3 and 5.
c. Copeland Act, 29 CFR Part 3.
d. Contract Work Hours and Safety Standards Act.
e. Title VI of Civil Rights Act of 1964.
f. Disadvantaged Business Enterprises participation 49 CFR Part 23 will be required as described in Subpart D of Regulation 49 CFR Part 23, and all pertinent amendments.
By submitting a bid under this solicitation, except for those items listed by the Bidder in a clearly identified attachment to the Bid, the Bidder certifies that steel and each manufactured product, is produced in the United States (as defined in the clause Buy American - Steel and Manufactured Products for Construction Contracts) and that components of unknown origin are considered to have been produced or manufactured outside the United States.
The bidders must be properly licensed under Title 37, Louisiana Revised Statutes (LA R.S. 37).
The bidders shall certify, by submission of a proposal, that neither it nor its principals is presently debarred, suspended, proposed for debarment, declared ineligible, or voluntarily excluded from participation in this transaction by any Federal department or agency or the State of Louisiana.
The Greater Lafourche Port Commission reserves the right to waive any informalities or irregularities in or reject any or all bids and to award or refrain from awarding the contract for the work, whichever is deemed to be in the Owner's best interest.
Greater Lafourche Port Commission
Mr. Chett Chiasson, Executive Director