Ernest Wilson Drive - Asphalt Repairs
Louisiana > Port of Greater Baton Rouge
Sealed Bid: 53514793
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Sealed bids for the construction of the following project will be received by the Greater Baton Rouge Port Commission, 2425 Ernest Wilson Dr, Port Allen, LA 70767 or online at www.centralauctionhouse.com, until 11:00 AM on December 16, 2021, at which time and place bids will be publicly opened and read. No bids will be received after December 16, 2021, 11:00 AM.
 
Ernest Wilson Drive - Asphalt Repairs
GREATER BATON ROUGE PORT COMMISSION
McKim & Creed Project No. 08389-0002
 
STATEMENT OF WORK:
 
This project will consist of the removal and replacement of specified failed asphalt concrete areas within the Port of Greater Baton Rouge.    
 
ESTIMATED CONSTRUCTION COST:
$75,000-$85,000
 
All Bids must be in accordance with the Contract Documents on file at 2425 Ernest Wilson Drive, Port Allen, LA 70767.
 
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. In addition, The Greater Baton Rouge Port Commission supports the goal of creating opportunities for meaningful participation in Port construction contracts for such businesses that have been certified through the Louisiana Unified Certification Program to be owned and controlled by social and economically disadvantaged persons (DBEs). In furtherance of that goal, bidders are encouraged to seek proposals from DBEs as subcontractors in the preparation of their bids.  Certified DBEs can be located easily through the use of the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development online DBE database search tool at http://www8.dotd.la.gov/UCP/UCPSearch.aspx.
 
Copies of Specifications, Bid Documents, Contract Documents and Construction Plans for use in preparing Bids may be obtained from the office of McKim & Creed, Inc., 1022 S. Purpera Avenue, Gonzales, LA 70737, (225) 644-5523 upon payment of One Hundred Fifty Dollars ($150.00) per set. Documents can be mailed to bidders for an additional $5.00 per set.  Deposits on the first set of Documents furnished to bona fide Prime Bidders, properly licensed by the Louisiana State Licensing Board of Contractors, will be fully refunded upon return of the documents in original condition and no later than ten (10) days after receipt of Bids.  On other sets of documents furnished to said Prime Bidders, the deposit less actual cost of reproduction will be refunded upon return of the documents in original condition and no later than ten (10) days after receipt of bids.  No refund will be made to non-bidders or sub-bidders.
 
Where bids are to be received or forms furnished by the awarding authority, no contract documents shall be issued to anyone except a Licensed Contractor or his authorized Representatives.  In no event shall any documents for bidding be issued later than twenty-four (24) hours prior to the hour and date set for receiving bids.
 
Each bid must be submitted in a sealed envelope bearing on the outside the name of the bidder, his/her address, contractor's state license number and the name of the project (Ernest Wilson Drive - Asphalt Repairs) for which the bid is submitted.  If forwarded by mail, the sealed envelope containing the bid must be enclosed in another envelope addressed to the Greater Baton Rouge Port Commission, PO Box 380, 2425 Ernest Wilson Drive, Port Allen, LA 70767, mailed certified mail and must be received no later than the bid opening. 
 
In addition to paper bids, electronic bids and electronic bid bonds for the following project will be downloaded by the Greater Baton Rouge Port Commission.  Electronic bids and electronic bid bonds must be submitted through www.centralauctionhouse.com prior to the electronic bidding deadline. Beginning at 11:00 a.m. (CST) December 16, 2021, all bids will be downloaded.  No bids are accepted after 11:00 a.m.
 
The public entity advertising for bids for work may require the bidders to attach bid security in the form of a bid bond, a certified check, or cashier's check for not more than five percent of the estimated price of supplies or materials, as evidence of good faith of the bidder as prescribed by La R.S. 38: 2218(A). To address the above requirement for electronic bids, the Port of Greater Baton Rouge will allow electronic bids submitted via the Port’s-approved on-line bid site to be submitted as follows:
A copy of the bid bond must be attached to bid document submitted electronically.
The original bid bond document must be received in our office no later than 48 hours after bid opening date and time (Greater Baton Rouge Port Commission at McKim & Creed, Inc., 1022 South Purpera Ave., Gonzales, LA 70737).
The bid-bond envelope must be clearly labeled as a “Bid Bond” with the project name, vendor’s name as it appears on the bid documents and address. All addenda, Amendments, Letters of Clarification, and Withdrawal Notices will be posted online in addition to electronic copies being distributed. This information may be accessed via the internet at www.centralauctionhouse.com. Once logged in, users must click on Port of Greater Baton Rouge to view current advertisement listings. This listing is titled “Ernest Wilson Drive - Asphalt Repairs.” 
It will be the responsibility of the bidder to check for updates.  All submitted questions will be forwarded by email to the Project Manager and the Project Engineer for a response.
 
Contractors desiring to bid shall submit to the Engineers, with their request for Contract Documents, contract documents deposit and evidence that they hold State License in MUNICIPAL AND PUBLIC WORKS CONSTRUCTION and highway, Street & Bridge Construction is in full force and effect.
 
In accordance with LA R.S. 38:2227 and LA R.S. 38:2212.10, each bidder on this project must submit the completed Attestation Clause (Past Criminal Convictions of Bidders and Verification of Employees) form.  The Attestation Clause form shall be submitted to Greater Baton Rouge Port Commission, Director of Engineering & Security, at 2425 Ernest Wilson Drive, Port Allen, LA 70767 within 10 days after the opening of bids.
 
Bid security in the amount of five percent (5%) of the Total Bid must accompany each Bid and shall be made payable to the Owner in the form of a bid bond, a certified check, or cashier's check as prescribed by La R.S. 38: 2218(A).
 
Each Bidder must deposit with his/her bid, security in the amount, for and subject to the conditions provided in the Information for Bidders. Sureties used for obtaining bonds must appear as acceptable on the U.S. Department of Treasury Circular 570.
 
Pursuant to La R.S. 38:2212 (B)(1), the provisions of La R.S. 38:2212 (B)(1) and the bidding documents shall not be waived by any entity. 
 
Pursuant to La. R.S. 38:2214 (C) Bids containing patently obvious, unintentional, and substantial mechanical, clerical, or mathematical errors, or errors of unintentional omission of a substantial quantity of work, labor, material, or services made directly in the compilation of the bid, may be withdrawn by the contractor if clear and convincing sworn, written evidence of such errors is furnished to the public entity within forty-eight hours of the bid opening excluding Saturdays, Sundays, and legal holidays. Such errors must be clearly shown by objective evidence drawn from inspection of the original work papers, documents, or materials used in the preparation of the bid sought to be withdrawn. If the public entity determines that the error is a patently obvious mechanical, clerical, or mathematical error, or unintentional omission of a substantial quantity of work, labor, material, or services, as opposed to a judgment error, and that the bid was submitted in good faith it shall accept the withdrawal and return the bid security to the contractor.
 
A MANDATORY Pre-Bid Conference is scheduled for Thursday, December 2, 2021, at 11:00 a.m. at the Greater Baton Rouge Port Commission, 2425 Ernest Wilson Drive, Port Allen, LA 70767.
 
 
OWNER
GREATER BATON ROUGE PORT COMMISSION
 
BY:     /s/ MR. JAY G. HARDMAN, P.E., EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Additional Notes/Requirements
A MANDATORY Pre-Bid Conference is scheduled for Thursday, December 2, 2021, at 11:00 a.m. at the Greater Baton Rouge Port Commission, 2425 Ernest Wilson Drive, Port Allen, LA 70767.
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Started: 17-Nov-2021 09:00:00 AM
Ends: 16-Dec-2021 11:00:00 AM ( 15d, 13h+ )
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