NOTICE TO CONTRACTORS
Sealed bids for the construction of the following project will be received by the South Tangipahoa Parish Port Commission/Port Manchac, 163 W. Hickory Street, Ponchatoula, LA 70454,
until 10:00 A.M. on November 16, 2020, at which time and place bids will be publicly opened and read. No bids will be received after 10:00 A.M.
STATE PROJECT NR: H.011927 (321)
PORT IMPROVEMENTS TO: Port Manchac Rail-Tie Improvements
LOCATED IN: Tangipahoa Parish
TYPE OF CONSTRUCTION: Specialty: Railroad
CONTRACTING AGENCY: South Tangipahoa Parish Port Commission/Port Manchac
163 W. Hickory Street
Ponchatoula, LA 70454
ESTIMATED COST: $200,000.00 to $250,000.00
PROPOSAL GUARANTY: 5% of the Amount of Bid
Payable to South Tangipahoa Parish Port Commission/Port Manchac
ENGINEER: Professional Engineering Consultants Corp.
7600 Innovation Park Drive
Baton Rouge, LA 70820
Bids must be submitted on the forms provided by the Contracting Agency, must be prepared in accordance with Section 2 of the 2018 Edition of the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development, Office of Multimodal Commerce, General Provisions and must include all the information required by the bid form. Bid forms are available from the Engineer and will not be issued later than 24 hours prior to the time set for opening the bids. Each bid shall include a proposal guaranty in an amount not less than 5% of the amount of Bid as specified above.
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.
Plans and specifications may be seen at the Engineer's office. Plans may be obtained from the Engineer upon payment of $100.00. In accordance with R.S. 38:2212(D), deposits on the first set of documents furnished to bona fide prime bidders will be fully refunded upon return of the documents, deposits on any additional sets will be refunded less the actual costs of reproduction. Refunds will be made upon return of the documents if within ten days after receipt of bids.
In addition to paper bids, electronic bids and electronic bid bonds for the project will be downloaded by the Owner. To view bids, download, and receive bid notices by email, your company/agency will need to register at www.centralbidding.com prior to the deadline.
The award of a contract, if awarded, will be made to the lowest qualified bidder whose proposal complies with all requirements prescribed within 45 calendar days after opening proposals. 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.
The right is reserved to reject bids and waive informalities.
Patrick J. Dufresne, Executive Director
South Tangipahoa Parish Port Commission/Port Manchac
Thursday, October 1, 2020
Thursday, October 8, 2020
Thursday, October 15, 2020