To be published three times-Legal
June 10, 17, and 24, 2022
BATON ROUGE, LOUISIANA
NOTICE TO CONTRACTORS
The City of Baton Rouge and Parish of East Baton Rouge will receive electronic or paper bids for the construction of the following project:
CITY PARISH PROJECT NO. 21-DR-US-0044
PROJECT DESCRIPTION: Replace existing drainage structures, asphalt concrete pavement, stone base, and associated works.
Electronic or Sealed bids will be received until 2:00 p.m. Local Time, TUESDAY, July 5, 2022, by the Purchasing Division, Room 826, City Hall, 222 Saint Louis Street, Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70802. No bids will be received after 2:00 p.m. on the same day and date.
Official Bid Documents are available at Central Bidding (www.centralbidding.com). Electronic Bids may be submitted at Central Bidding (www.centralbidding.com). For questions related to the electronic bidding process, please call Central Bidding at 225-810-4814.
There will be not be an in-person public bid opening. Results of electronic and paper bids can be heard through participation by phone immediately after the 2:00 p.m. bid closing. Bidders and/or their authorized representatives are invited to participate by phone through use of the following call in options:
+1-408-418-9388 United States Toll
Access code: 263 373 080 (followed by the # button)
Alternate numbers to call if number above is not available, which may occur due to network traffic (use the same Access Code, followed by the # button): Toll (Boston) +1-617-315-0704; Toll (Chicago) +1-312-535-8110 ; Toll (Dallas) +1-469-210-7159; Toll (Denver) +1-720-650-7664; Toll (Jacksonville) +1-904-900-2303; Toll (Los Angeles) +1-213-306-3065.
Bids, amendments to bids, or request for withdrawal of quotations, received after time specified for bid opening shall not be considered for any cause whatsoever.
Bids shall be firm for a period of forty five (45) days from the date of the opening of bids and no bid shall be withdrawn for any reason during this period of time except as allowed per R.S. 38:2214.C.
Electronic copies of the plans, specifications and contract documents may be obtained online at www.centralbidding.com. Paper copies of the plans, specifications and contract documents are on file and may be obtained from the Department of Transportation and Drainage, Engineering Division, Room 137, Public Works and Planning Center, 1100 Laurel Street, Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70821, upon payment of $10.00 Dollars. (Make checks payable to the City of Baton Rouge and Parish of East Baton Rouge.) Fees for plans, specifications and contract documents are to cover the cost of reproduction and are non-refundable in accordance with Louisiana Revised Statutes.
A Certified Check or Cashier's Check, payable to the Parish of East Baton Rouge or a satisfactory Bid Bond executed by the Bidder and an acceptable surety, in an amount equal to five percent (5%) of the total bid, shall be submitted with each bid.
City of Baton Rouge and Parish East Baton Rouge, and only those bids shall be received by the City-Parish which are submitted by those Contractors in whose names the solicitation bid forms and/or specifications were issued. In no event shall paper solicitation forms be issued later than twenty-four (24) hours prior to the hour and date set for receiving proposals.
The Bidder is advised that the City of Baton Rouge and Parish of East Baton Rouge is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Therefore the Bidder is encouraged to utilize minority participation in this contract to the extent possible through the use of small, disadvantaged and women-owned businesses as suppliers or subcontractors. To assist the City-Parish in our efforts to track the minority participation on our construction projects the successful low bidder shall include CP DBE-1 (revised 3/6/2012) with the monthly partial payment request.
Funding for this project is being provided through the American Rescue Plan Act. All contractors are subject to federal regulations including: “EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY”, “DAVIS-BACON ACT”, “COMPLIANCE WITH THE CONTRACT WORK HOURS AND SAFETY STANDARDS ACT (40 U.S.C. 3701-3708)”, “CLEAN AIR ACT”, “DEBARMENT & SUSPENSION”, “PROCUREMENT OF RECOVERED MATERIALS”, “PROHIBITION ON CERTAIN TELECOMMUNICATIONS AND VIDEO SURVEILLANCE SERVICES OR EQUIPMENT”, “DOMESTIC PREFERENCES FOR PROCUREMENT”. Detailed information is included in “ATTACHMENT C - COMPLIANCE WITH THE CODE OF FEDERAL REGULATIONS, (2 C.F.R. § Pt. 200, App. II)”, of Part 2 - Special Provision of this contract document.
All Contractors bidding on this work shall comply with all provisions of the State Licensing Law for Contractors, R.S. 37:2150-2163, as amended, for all public contracts. It shall also be the responsibility of the General Contractor to assure that all subcontractors comply with this law. If required for bidding, Contractors must hold an active license issued by the Louisiana State Licensing Board for Contractors in the classification of HIGHWAY, STREET AND BRIDGE CONSTRUCTION, and must show their license number on the face of the bid envelope and the Uniform Public Works Bid Form.
In accordance with La. R.S. 38:2214 (B) the City of Baton Rouge and Parish of East Baton Rouge reserves the right to reject any and all bids for just cause. In accordance with La. R.S. 38:2212 (A)(1)(b), the provisions and requirements of this Section, those stated in the advertisement for bids, and those required on the bid form, shall not be considered as informalities and shall not be waived by any public entity.
Pre-bid conference will not be held for this project.
For additional information please contact Dr. Guangxiang Cheng, P.E, Project Manager at (225) 389-3192 or email at email@example.com.