ADVERTISEMENT FOR BID
SEALED BIDS for construction at the Chennault International Airport consisting of the Rehabilitate Taxiway Golf and Apron Pavement – Phase 1 (CWF Bid No. 2020-08) will be received by the Chennault International Airport Authority at its office located at 3650 Senator J. Bennett Johnston Avenue, Lake Charles, Louisiana 70615, until 2:00 p.m. CST on Tuesday, August 11, 2020. Bids will then be publicly opened and read aloud. Bids received after the 2:00 p.m. deadline will be returned to the bidder unopened via certified mail. Received bids will be referred to the Chennault International Airport Authority (CIAA) for action and award.
A Pre-Bid Conference will be held on Thursday, July 30, 2020, at 9:00 a.m. at the CIAA office, 3650 Senator J. Bennett Johnston Avenue, Lake Charles, Louisiana 70615. Representatives from the Owner and Engineer will be present to discuss the project. Although the meeting is not mandatory, bidders are encouraged to attend and participate in the conference. If a bidder cannot attend the conference, we encourage you to make arrangements to tour the project site, specifically the electrical vault and air traffic control tower work items.
Contract Documents including bid proposal forms, plan sheets, and specifications for the project may be viewed and downloaded free of charge (with the option to purchase hard copies) at www.civcastusa.com. Scanned plans and specifications (PDF format) are available on CD for a non-refundable price of $25.00 from KSA Engineers, Inc., 1111 Hawn Avenue, Shreveport, LA 71107. Addenda will be posted at www.civcastusa.com. You will be notified of addenda automatically, through email, if you downloaded your plans and specifications via civcastusa.com. Please submit questions for the project 72 hours prior to bid opening through www.civcastusa.com in the Q&A portal.
Bids shall be received only on proposal forms furnished by the Engineer. In no event shall proposal forms be issued later than twenty-four (24) hours prior to the hour and date set for receiving proposals.
Official Bidding Documents 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.
Bid proposals, amendments to bids, or requests for withdrawal of bids, which are received after the time specified for bid opening, shall not be considered for any cause whatsoever.
An acceptable bid bond, cashier's check or certified check payable to the CIAA, in an amount equal to five percent (5%) of the bid price, shall be submitted with each bid. The successful Bidder will be required to furnish and pay for satisfactory performance and payment bonds. Bidders are advised that Performance, Payment, and Maintenance Bond, each in the amount of 100 percent (100%) of the contract price, will be required.
On any bid submitted in the amount of $50,000 or more, the Contractor shall certify that he is licensed under Louisiana Revised Statute 37:2150-2164 and show his license number on the bid and on the envelope. Bidders must be licensed in the following category: Highway, Street and Bridge Construction. The licensee shall not be permitted to bid or perform any type or types of work not included in the classification under which his license was issued.
Title VI Solicitation Notice: The Chennault International Airport Authority, in accordance with the provisions of Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (78 Stat. 252, 42 U.S.C. §§ 2000d to 2000d-4) and the Regulations, hereby notifies all bidders that it will affirmatively ensure that any contract entered into pursuant to this advertisement, disadvantaged business enterprises will be afforded full and fair 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.
Bids may be held by the CIAA for a period of one hundred and twenty (60) calendar days after the date and hour set for the opening. The CIAA reserves the right to reject any or all Bids for just cause.
W. Kevin Melton
Chennault International Airport Authority
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