SECTION 901 ADVERTISEMENT
CITY OF JACKSON
MUSEUM TO MARKET TRAIL PROJECT
FEDERAL-AID Project No. STP-0250-00(039) LPA/106367-701000
The City Clerk of the City of Jackson will receive bids for the Museum to Market Trail project, commencing at the Farmer’s Market on Mississippi Street and terminating at the Children’s Museum on Highland Drive, Federal-Aid Project No. STP-0250-00(039) LPA/106367-701000, no later than 3:30 P.M., Local Prevailing Time, October 8, 2019, in the City Clerk’s Office located 219 South President Street, Jackson, Mississippi. All bids so received will be publicly opened and read aloud.
The work shall consist essentially of the following items:
Construction of approximately 2 miles of Multi-Use Trail, Concrete Sidewalk, Pedestrian Bridge & Signage; All other related items of work required to complete the project as shown and specified in the Contract Documents.
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, 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 DBE goal for this project is 5 percent.
The award of this contract will be contingent upon the Contractor satisfying the DBE requirements.
The contract documents and special provision, and proposal forms are on file for public inspection at the following locations:
City of Jackson, Engineering Division, 200 S. President Street, Suite 424, Jackson, Mississippi 39205.
Neel-Schaffer, Inc., 125 South Congress Street, Suite 1100, Jackson, Mississippi 39225.
All documents required for bidding purposes may be obtained from:
(1) Neel-Schaffer, Inc., 125 South Congress Street, Suite 1100, Jackson, Mississippi 39225, upon payment of $100.00 for each set which will not be refunded.
(2) Central Bidding at www.centralbidding.com, upon payment for each set, which will not be refunded. Electronic Bids may be submitted at www.centralbidding.com. For any questions related to the electronic bidding process, please call Central Bidding at 225-810-4814.
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 as bid surety. Bidders shall also submit a current financial statement, if requested by the City. The successful bidder will be required to furnish a Contract bond 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, MS, 39205 prior to the hour and date above designated. No Stripped Bids will be accepted.
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.
Robert Miller, Director
Department of Public Works
City of Jackson
Publications and Publishing Dates:
The Clarion Ledger & Jackson Advocate
Dates: September 5, 2019; September 12, 2019