ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS
Sealed bids will be received by the ST. JAMES PARISH GOVERNMENT (herein referred to as “Owner”) for the construction of the FY2022 Roadway Rehabilitation project described as follows:
Project Description: Milling of asphaltic concrete, asphaltic concrete overlay, pavement patching, and related work.
Sealed bids shall be addressed to St. James Parish Government, and delivered to the St. James Parish Courthouse, 2nd Floor, Council Chambers, located at 5800 LA Hwy. 44, Convent, Louisiana 70723, not later than 10:00 AM (Central Standard Time), on the 6th day of October, 2022 and thereafter, sealed bids will be publicly opened and read aloud at the Council Chambers, located at the 2nd Floor, Parish Courthouse, 5800 LA Hwy. 44, Convent, Louisiana 70723. Any bid received after the specified time and date will not be considered.
The Bidding Documents (including Instructions to Bidders, Bid Form, Contract, Construction Drawings and Specifications and other related documents) may be examined at St. James Parish Operations office, 3rd Floor, 5800 Hwy 44, Convent, LA 70723 between the hours of 9:00 AM and 3:00 PM, Monday through Friday. (contact Ryan Larousse at [email protected]
). Printed copies may be obtained from the office of the Engineer, Crescent Engineering & Mapping, LLC, located at 315 E. Second St., Thibodaux, LA 70301. A single set of Bidding Documents may be obtained from this office upon payment of $150.00 per set (non-refundable) to cover the cost of printing, payable to Crescent Engineering & Mapping, LLC. Validation of the Contractor’s license and proper classification will be made prior to issuance of Bidding Documents. This Project shall require a Louisiana Contractors license for Classification II – Highway, Street and Bridge Construction. Bidders shall show his/her license number on the exterior of the sealed envelope submitting the bid in accordance with LA Revised Statute 37:2163.
A MANDATORY Pre-bid Conference will be held on Tuesday, September 27th, 2022 at 10:00 AM (Central Standard Time) in the Parish Courthouse, 2nd Floor, Council Chambers, located at 5800 LA Hwy. 44, Convent, Louisiana. All prospective bidders shall be present at the beginning of the pre-bid conference, as per the clock positioned on the wall in the conference room described above, and shall remain in attendance for the duration of the conference. Any prospective bidder who fails to attend the conference or whose representative does not remain for the duration of the meeting shall be prohibited from submitting a bid for the project. A Mandatory Pre-Bid Sign-In Sheet requiring the printed name and signature of the person representing a contractor, the contractor’s name and the contact number of the contractor will be made available at the meeting. All of the above items shall be required of each bidder.
Bid documents will be posted on www.centralbidding.com. To view these, download, and receive bid notices by e-mail, Contractors will have to register with Central Auction House (CAH). Vendors/Contractors will have the option to submit their bids and bid bonds electronically or by paper copy.
The Owner reserves the right to reject any and all bids for just cause. Such actions shall be in accordance with the Louisiana State Bid Law.
The Owner requires that each bidder attach to his/her 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. 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 persons with disabilities requiring special accommodations must contact the St. James Parish Government no later than seven (7) days prior to the bid opening.
St. James Parish Government
Rick Webre, Operations Director
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