ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS
City of Jackson, Hinds County, Mississippi
South Jackson Traffic Signal Project
Federal Aid Project No: STP-0250-00(049)LPA/107545-701000
The City of Jackson, Mississippi will receive bids for the South Jackson Traffic Signal Project, Federal Aid Project No. STP-0250-00(049)LPA/107545-701000 no later than 3:30 p.m., local time, Tuesday, April 7, 2020, 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:
Installation of a mast arm traffic signal at the intersection of Mississippi Highway 18 and McDowell Road Extension, installation of a mast arm traffic signal and ADA improvements at the intersection of State Street and Silas Brown Street and all other related items of work required to complete the project as shown as specified in the contract documents.
The contract time is 110 working days.
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 2%.
Plans, specifications and contract documents are on file and open to public inspection at the Office of Stantec Consulting Services Inc., 200 North Congress Street, Suite 600, Jackson, Mississippi, 39201 and at the Engineering Division of the City of Jackson, 200 South President Street, Room 424, Jackson, Mississippi, 39201. One (1) copy of the Plans, Specifications and Contract Documents may be procured upon payment of $200.00 (by check, made payable to "Stantec Consulting Services Inc.") from 200 North Congress Street, Suite 600, Jackson, Mississippi, 39201. The payment is non-refundable.
The Plans, Specifications and Contract Documents may also be downloaded from Central Bidding at www.centralbidding.com. For any questions relating to the electronic bidding process, please call Central Bidding at 225-810-4814.
Each bid shall be accompanied by a Cashier’s check, 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 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 State Highway Standard Specifications for Road and Bridge Construction, 2017”, 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: March 5 and March 12, 2020
Bid Opening Date: April 7, 2020
Publication: The Mississippi Link, The Clarion-Ledger