ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS
Lafourche Parish Government
402 Green Street, First Floor
Thibodaux, LA 70301
ELECTRONIC BIDS for the construction of the “State Project Number H.009236 Alidore Levee and Pump Station Improvements, Phase 1 - Bore Casings & Outfall Improvements
” consisting of the following:
Installation of (3) 42” steel casings with (3) 36” discharge piping beneath railroad tracks embankment, outfall area improvements and steel sheet pile installation
will be received electronically by the Lafourche Government until 2:00 P.M.
local time, on Tuesday, March 31, 2020
, at which time bids will be retrieved from the Central Auction House (CAH) website and read aloud at the Lafourche Parish Government Complex, 402 Green Street, Thibodaux, LA 70301. Only electronic bids submitted on www.centralbidding.com will be accepted.
Official Bid documents are available at Central Bidding. Electronic Bids are accepted at Central Bidding. Central Bidding can be accessed at www.centralbidding.com. To view these, download, receive bid notices by e-mail, and submit the bid you must register with Central Auction House (CAH). Vendors/Contractors must submit their bids electronically
. For questions related to the electronic bidding process, please call Central Bidding at 225-810-4814.
A MANDATORY Pre-Bid Conference shall be held on Tuesday, March 24, 2020 at 10:00 A.M.
at the Lafourche Parish Public Works Office, 4876 Hwy. 1, Matthews, LA 70375. The pre-bid conference will be conducted to discuss the Plans, Specifications, and project requirements.
The Contract Documents, consisting of Advertisement for Bids, Information for Bidders, Bid Form, Bid Bond, Agreement, General Conditions, Supplementary Conditions, Special Conditions, Payment Bond, Performance bond, Notice of Award, Notice to Proceed, Change Order, Drawings, specifications and Addenda may be examined at the following locations:
All South Consulting Engineers, LLC
652 Papworth Avenue
Metairie, LA 70003
Bids shall be accepted from Contractors who are licensed under LA. R.S. 37:2150-2163 for the classification of HEAVY CONSTRUCTION
The Owner requires that each bidder attach to his bid a certified check, cashier’s check, or bid bond equivalent to 5% of the total bid as evidence of good faith of the bidder payable to Lafourche Parish Government. Sureties used for obtaining bonds must appear as acceptable on the U.S. Department of the Treasury Circular 570.
No bidder may withdraw his bid within forty-five (45) days after the actual date of the opening thereof except as provided by law.
Any person with disabilities requiring special accommodations must contact Lafourche Parish Government no later than seven (7) days prior to the bid opening.
The attention of bidders is called particularly to the requirements for conditions of employment to be observed, Section 3, Segregated Facilities, Section 109, Executive Order 11246, and all applicable laws and regulations of the State of Louisiana and bonding and insurance requirements.
The contract will be awarded to the lowest responsible bidder without discrimination on grounds of race, color, sex, or national origin. Disadvantaged businesses will be afforded full opportunity to submit bids.”
The award of a contract, if awarded, will be made within 45 calendar days after opening proposals to the lowest qualified bidder whose proposal complies with all requirements prescribed. However, when the contract is to be financed by bonds which are required to be sold after receipts of bids, or when the contract is to be financed in whole or part by federal or other funds not available at the time bids are received, the time will not start until receipt of federal and/or state concurrence or concurrence of the other funding source. Award will be within 30 calendar days after the sale of bonds or receipt of concurrence in award from federal and/or state agency or other funding source. The successful bidder will be notified by letter mailed to the address shown in the proposal that the bidder is awarded the contract.
The award of a contract for projects financed either partially or entirely with State bonds will be contingent on approval by the State Bond Commission.
On projects involving federal funds the award of contract will also be contingent upon concurrence by the appropriate federal agency.
On projects involving state funds the award of contract will also be contingent upon concurrence by the appropriate state agency.
Liquidated damages for delay will be in the amount of $500.00
per calendar day for each day over the proposed time limit.
LAFOURCHE PARISH GOVERNMENT
Archie P. Chaisson, III /s/ Archie P. Chaisson, III
March 5, 2020
March 12, 2020
March 19, 2020