Sealed bids for the construction of the following project will be received by the Greater Lafourche Port Commission, 16829 East Main Street, Cut Off, LA 70345, until 2:00 PM on January 27, 2021, at which time and place bids will be publicly opened and read. No bids will be received after 2:00 PM.
STATE PROJECT NO: H.012775 (324) and H.013648 (322)
IMPROVEMENTS TO: Northern Expansion, Slip C, 1500 LF East Sweep Dredging C2014 (SPN H.012775 (324) 400 LF Sweep Dredging & SPN H.013648 (322) 1100 LF Sweep Dredging)
LOCATED IN: Lafourche Parish
TYPE OF CONSTRUCTION: Hydraulic Dredging
CONTRACTING AGENCY: Greater Lafourche Port Commission
16829 East Main Street
Cut Off, LA 70345
ESTIMATED COST: Base Bid = $ 1,120,000.00
PROPOSAL GUARANTY: 5% of the Amount of Bid payable to the Greater Lafourche Port Commission
ENGINEER: Picciola & Associates, Inc.
115 Picciola Parkway, P.O. Box 687
Cut Off, LA 70345
A non-mandatory Pre-Bid Meeting is scheduled for January 14, 2021 at 2:00 PM and will be held at the Greater Lafourche Port Commission Operations Center located at 180 A. O. Rappelet Road, Fourchon, LA.
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 or www.centralauctionhouse.com 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 specified above.
No proposal will be considered unless it is accompanied by satisfactory evidence that the Bidder holds a Louisiana State Contractor's License in Heavy Construction or Specialty: Dredging, in full force and effect and in compliance with the Louisiana State Licensing Board for Contractors and Louisiana Public Bid Law.
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 examined online at www.centralauctionhouse.com. Plans and specifications may be seen at the Engineer's office. Plans may be obtained from the Engineer upon payment of $50.00. In accordance with R.S. 38:2212 (D), deposits on the first set of documents furnished 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.
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.