DeSoto County, MISSISSIPPI
Federal Aid Project No. FBLD-1920-00(007)LPA/104863/802000
The Board of Supervisors, Desoto County, Mississippi, will receive bids for the Construction of Holly
Springs Road from just west of Johnston Road to Smith Road for a total project length of 1.739 miles,
Federal Aid Project No. FBLD-1920-00(007)LPA/104863-802000 no later than 10:00 a.m., Local Time, December 18, 2020, at the Desoto County AdministrationBuilding located at 365 Losher Street, Suite 340, Hernando, Mississippi 38632. All bids so received will be publicly opened and read aloud.
The work shall consist essentially of the following items:
The construction (grade, drain, base, pave and 2 bridges) of approximately 1.739 miles of proposed open shoulder roadway.
all other related items of work require to complete the project are 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, as set forth in the Contract Provisions.
The Board of Supervisiors of DeSoto County 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 contract Documents are on file and may be examined at the following locations:
1. Office of the County Engineer, 2373 Gwynn Road, Nesbit, Mississippi , 38651
2. Waggoner Engineering, Inc., 2475 Memphis Street, Hernando, Mississippi 38632
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 DeSoto County as bid security. Bidders shall also submit a current financial statement, if requested by the County. 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 Office of Procurement, 365 Losher Street, Suite 340, Hernando, MS 38632 prior to the hour and date above designated. No stripped bids will be accepted.
February 1, 2018
Bidders choosing to submit electronically are required to contact www.centralbidding.com or Central Bidding at 225-810-4814 for information regarding electronic bidding requirements.
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 BOARD OF SUPERVISORS, DESOTO COUNTY, MISSISSIPPI
WITNESS MY SIGNATURE, this the _____day of ____________, 2020.
Jessie Medlin, President
DeSoto County Board of Supervisors Misty Heffner, Chancery Clerk
PUBLISH: Clarion Ledger & DeSoto Times:
November 19th and November 26th