ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS
Sealed bids will be received for the Lafourche Basin Levee District, 21380 LA-20 Vacherie, LA 70090 until 2:00 P.M on October 3, 2023. Bid solicitation will be published once a week, for three consecutive weeks in the St James Examiner. See Published dates identified at the end of this advertisement.
ANY PERSON REQUIRING SPECIAL ACCOMMODATIONS SHALL NOTIFY GIS ENGINEERING, LLC OF THE TYPE(S) OF ACCOMMODATION REQUIRED NOT LESS THAN SEVEN (7) DAYS BEFORE THE BID OPENING.
FOR: UPPER BARATARIA RISK REDUCTION SEGMENT 2-SUNSET LEVEE & DES ALLEMANDS BOAT LAUNCH – SURCHARGE
PROJECT NUMBER: BA-0220 (CPRA Project No.) & P210705 (St. Charles Project No.)
Bid documents are posted on https://www.centralauctionhouse.com. To view these, download, and receive bid notices by email, you must register with Central Auction House (CAH). Vendors/Contractors have the option to submit their bids electronically to (CAH) or by paper copy at the Lafourche Basin Levee District office, 21380 LA-20, Vacherie, LA, attention Donald Ray Henry. For information about the electronic submittal process, contact Ted Fleming with Central Auction House at 1-866-570-9620.
Bidding Documents for this Project are on file in the office of GIS Engineering, LLC located at 935 Gravier St., Suite 600, New Orleans, LA 70112 and a single copy may be obtained by each prospective bidder at a cost of $100.00 by contacting Mary Blanchard at (985) 219-1000 or [email protected]
. Bidders may also contact GIS for any clarification or information with regard to the specifications. All inquiries shall be submitted by email to [email protected]
All bids shall be accompanied by bid security in an amount of five percent (5.0%) of the sum of the base bid and all alternates. The form of this security shall be as stated in the Instructions to Bidders included in the Bid Documents for this project.
The successful Bidder shall be required to furnish a Performance and Payment Bond written as described in the Instructions to Bidders included in the Bid Documents for this project.
A NON-MANDATORY PRE-BID CONFERENCE WILL BE HELD at 2:00 PM on September 14th, 2023 at the Lafourche Basin Levee District office, 21380 LA-20, Vacherie, LA 70090.
A formal jobsite visit will not be conducted, but access to the jobsite will be available upon request, with Donald Ray Henry as LBLD point of contact at (225) 265-7648.
Bids shall be accepted from Contractors who are licensed under LA. R.S. 37:2150-2192 for the classification of Heavy Construction. In accordance with LA. R.S. 37:2163(D), anyone objecting to the classification must send a certified letter to both the Louisiana State Licensing Board for Contractors at 600 North St, Baton Rouge, LA 70802 and the CPRA at 150 Terrace Ave, Baton Rouge, LA 70802. The letter must be received no later than ten (10) working days prior to the day on which bids are to be opened.
Bidder is required to comply with provisions and requirements of LA R.S.38:2212(B)(5). No bid may be withdrawn for a period of forty-five (45) calendar days after receipt of bids, except under the provisions of LA. R.S. 38:2214.
The Owner reserves the right to reject any and all bids for just cause. In accordance with La. R.S. 38:2212(B)(1), the provisions and requirements of this Section; and those stated in the bidding documents shall not be waived by any entity.
When this project is financed either partially or entirely with State Bonds or financed in whole or in part by federal or other funds which are not readily available at the time bids are received, the award of this Contract is contingent upon the granting of lines of credit, or the sale of bonds by the Bond Commission or the availability of federal or other funds. The State shall incur no obligation to the Contractor until the Contract Between Owner and Contractor is fully executed.
/s/ Donald Ray Henry
LAFOURCHE BASIN LEVEE DISTRICT
DONALD RAY HENRY, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR