ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS
Sealed bids for bridge construction in the City of Byram, Mississippi will be received by the Mayor and Board of Alderman at 5901 Terry Road, Byram, Mississippi, 39272, until 2:00 P.M., May 20, 2021 and shortly thereafter publicly opened and read aloud. Electronic bids will be received at www.centralbidding.com and shall include a copy of their Certificate of Responsibility as an attachment to the electronic bid. Bids received after this time will not be accepted and will be returned unopened. All bids shall be clearly marked “GARY ROAD BRIDGE REPLACEMENT PROJECT – SITES ‘A’, ‘B’ & ‘C’” with the date and time of the bid opening on the outside of the sealed envelope. Each bidder shall write his Certificate of Responsibility number and Mississippi License number on the outside of the sealed envelope containing his bid.
A pre-bid meeting will be held on May 11, 2021 at 2:00 P.M. in City Hall in Byram, Mississippi.
The City of Byram hereby notifies all Bidders that it will affirmatively insure that in any contract entered into pursuant to this notice, 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.
Contract Time is 100 consecutive calendar days.
The award, if made, will be made to the lowest qualified bidder on the basis of the published quantities. The Mayor and Board of Alderman for the City of Byram, Mississippi reserves the right to reject any and all bids and to waive any informalities or irregularities in the bids received.
Bidders must be qualified under Mississippi Law and show a current Certificate of Responsibility issued by the Mississippi Board of Public Contractors establishing classification as to the value and type of construction work on which he is authorized to bid.
Plans and Contract Documents are on file in City Hall at Byram, Mississippi or can be downloaded from Central Bidding at www.centralbidding.com. Electronic bids can be submitted 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 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 (5) percent of his bid, payable to the City of Byram, Mississippi as bid security. The successful Bidder will be required to execute a Performance Bond and a Payment Bond, each in the amount of 100 percent of the Contract, issued by a Surety company licensed to operate in the State of Mississippi. Bidders shall submit a current financial statement if requested by the County. Attorneys-in-fact who sign Payment Bonds must file with each bond a certified and effective dated copy of their Power of Attorney.
The bidder shall guarantee to hold his bid good and may not withdraw his bid for a period of 60 calendar days after the scheduled closing time for receiving bids.
Publication Dates: Richard White, Mayor
April 19, 2021 City of Byram, Mississippi
April 26, 2021