ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS
City of Jackson, Hinds County, Mississippi
Woodrow Wilson Avenue Improvements Project
Federal Aid Project No. STP-7281-00(004) LPA/ 107549-701000
The CITY OF JACKSON, MISSISSIPPI will receive bids for the Woodrow Wilson Avenue Improvement Project from Mill Street to just west of the I-55 ramps, Federal Aid Project No. STP-7281-00(004)LPA/ 107549-701000 no later than 3:30 p.m., local time, Tuesday, December 17, 2019 , in the City Clerk’s office of Jackson, at which time said bids will be publicly opened and read aloud at the City Hall located 219 South President Street, Jackson, Mississippi.
The work shall consist essentially of the following items:
Mill and overlay of existing lanes of Woodrow Wilson Avenue from Mill Street to just west of the I-55 ramps, repair existing underlying concrete pavement where indicated in the plans and as determined by the Engineer, construct a shared use path and related curb and gutter and storm drain system improvements from State Street to the Peachtree Street, and construct a third westbound lane from Peachtree Street to just west of the I-55 ramps for a total project length of 1.18 miles.
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 City of Jackson hereby 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 DBE goal will be 6%.
The contract Documents are on file and may be examined at the following locations:
City of Jackson, Department of Public Works, 219 S. President St Jackson, MS, 39205
Michael Baker International, Inc., 310 New Pointe Dr., Ridgeland, MS 39157
Official bid documents can be downloaded from Central Bidding at www.centralauctionhouse.com. Electronic bids can be submitted at www.centralbidding.com. For any questions relating to the electronic bidding process, please call Central Bidding at 225-810-4814.
Copies of the Proposal and Contract Documents may be obtained at Michael Baker International, Inc. upon payment of Three Hundred Dollars ($300.00) for each set, none of which is refundable.
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 City of Jackson Board of Aldermen as bid security. Bidders shall also submit a current financial statement, if requested by the City. 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.
The proposal and contract documents in its entirety shall be submitted in a sealed envelope and deposited with the City Clerk, 219 South President Street, Jackson, Mississippi prior to the hour and date above designated. Stripped Proposals will be rejected. Bidders may not withdraw their bid within sixty (60) days after the date of the actual bid opening without consent of the City of Jackson.
Work to be performed shall be in accordance with the "Mississippi Standard Specifications for Road and Bridge Construction, 2017 Edition", 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.
The City reserves the right to reject any and all bids and to waive informalities.
Robert K. Miller
Department of Public Works
Publication Dates: November 14, 2019; November 21, 2019
Bid Opening Date: December 17, 2019
Publication: the Jackson Advocate and the Clarion-Ledger