Construction of Safety Improvements
ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS
Harrison County, Mississippi
Federal Aid Project No. STP-0024-00(053) LPA / 106742-702000
The Board of Supervisors of Harrison County, Mississippi, will receive bids for the Construction of Safety Improvements at Various Locations, Countywide, Federal Aid Project No. STP-0024-00(053) LPA / 106742- 702000, no later than 10:30 A.M. CDT, Thursday, April 4, 2019 in the Board Conference Room of the First Judicial District Courthouse located at 1801 23rd Ave, Gulfport, Mississippi. All bids must be on file with the Clerk of the Board prior to the opening time as stated above. “Sealed” or “Electronic Bids” will be received for the Construction of Safety Improvements at Various Locations, Countywide, Federal Aid Project No. STP-0024-00(053) LPA / 106742-702000" to be opened Thursday, April 4, 2019. Bid Specification Packets / Contract Documents / Documents for Bidding Purposes
may be obtained at NO CHARGE
by contacting the Harrison County Purchasing Department at 228-865-4028, located in the First Judicial District Courthouse at 1801 23rd Ave., Gulfport, Mississippi 39501 between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. Bid Specification Packets / Contract Documents may also be obtained at www.centralbidding.com . For any questions relating to obtaining the Bid Specification Packets / Contract Documents / Documents for Bidding Purposes from Central Bidding, electronic submittals and/or bidding process, please call Central Bidding at 225-810-4814.
All “Sealed Bids”
must be on file with the Clerk of the Board prior to the opening date and time as stated above. Sealed Bids must be sealed and clearly marked on the outside of the envelope as indicated "the Construction of Safety Improvements at Various Locations, Countywide, Federal Aid Project No. STP-0024-00(053) LPA / 106742-702000" to be opened Thursday, April 4, 2019.
Sealed Bid envelopes not so marked are submitted at the risk of the prospective Bidder and the County assumes no responsibility for the premature opening of same by any County employee. Bids sent through the U.S. Mail are done so at the risk of the Prospective Vendor and should be addressed to the Harrison County Board of Supervisors, in care of the Chancery Clerks Office, Post Office Drawer CC, Gulfport, Mississippi, 39502. The County is NOT responsible for bids that arrive in the mail after the designated opening time. Bids may be delivered in person to the Harrison County Chancery Clerk's Office in the First Judicial District Courthouse located at 1801 23rd Ave, Gulfport, Mississippi on Wednesday, April 3, 2019 by 5:00 P.M. or the Board of Supervisor's Conference Room at the First Judicial District Courthouse in Gulfport, Mississippi on Thursday, April 4, 2019 prior to the opening time as listed above. All bids so received will be publicly opened and read aloud.
All “Electronic Bids”
must be submitted on-line at www.centralbidding.com
prior to the opening date and time as stated above. For any questions relating to Registration at www.centralbidding.com or the Electronic Bidding process, call Central Bidding at 225-810-4814.
Any NONRESIDENT CONTRACTORS submitting a bid shall attach a copy of his State’s bid preference law. Any bid submitted by a nonresident contractor which does not include the nonresident contractor’s current State Law shall be rejected and not considered for award.
If the agency is closed for any reason, including but not limited to: acts of God, strikes, lockouts, riots, acts of war, epidemics, governmental regulations superimposed after the fact, fire, earthquakes, floods, or other natural disasters (the "Force Majeure Events"), which closure prevents the opening of bids at the advertised date and time, all bids received shall be publicly opened and read aloud on the next business day that the agency shall be open and at the previously advertised time. The new date and time of the bid opening, as determined in accordance with this paragraph, shall not be advertised, and all Vendors/Contractors, upon submission of a bid, shall be deemed to have knowledge of and shall have agreed to the provisions of this paragraph. Bids shall be received by the agency until the new date and time of the bid opening as set forth herein. The agency shall not be held responsible for the receipt of any bids for which the delivery was attempted and failed due to the closure of the agency as a result of a Force Majeure Event.
Each Vendor/Contractor shall be required to ensure the delivery and receipt of its bid by the agency prior to the new date and time of the bid opening.
The Owner expressly reserves the right to accept or reject any or all bids or any part of any or all bids based on a lowest and best bid determination. If the bid documents request separate bids on phases or items of a project, the Owner reserves the right to accept or reject any or all bids or any part of any or all bids based on a lowest and best bid determination on each phase or item for which a separate bid is requested.The work shall consist essentially of the following items:
Enhanced warning signs and improved pavement markings throughout the county. 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.
The Board of Supervisors of Harrison County herby 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:
1. Harrison County Engineering, 15309 Community Road, Gulfport, MS 39503
2. Gulf Regional Planning Commission, 1635-G Popps Ferry Road, Biloxi, MS 39531
3. Gresham Smith, 210 East Capitol Street, Suite 1150, Jackson, MS 39201
All documents for bidding purposes may be obtained either in person or via mail request from Gresham Smith, located at 210 East Capitol Street, Suite 1150, Jackson, MS 39201 upon payment of $100.00 for each set, which will not be refunded. Please contact Matt Williams or Michael Joyner at (601) 991-2393 with any questions. Bidders may also download a pdf of the bid proposal from the Central Bidding website or by contacting the Harrison County Purchasing Department at 228-865-4028, located in the First Judicial District Courthouse at 1801 23rd Ave., Gulfport, Mississippi 39501 between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m.
Each bid shall be accompanied by a 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 Harrison 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.
Work to be performed in accordance with the "Mississippi State Highway Standard Specifications for Road and Bridge Construction, 2004", 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.
Bids may be held by the Owner for a period not to exceed sixty (60) days from the date of submittal for the purpose of reviewing the bids and investigating the qualifications of Bidders, prior to awarding of the Contract.
By Order of the Board of Supervisors, this the 11th day of February, 2019.
Clerk of the Board of Supervisors
Harrison County, Mississippi
Publication Dates: Monday, March 4, 2019
Monday, March 11, 2019