Sewer System Rehabilitation for the City of Abbeville
Louisiana > City of Abbeville
Sealed Bid: 54323058
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Notice is hereby given that sealed bids will be received at the Abbeville City Hall, 101 North State Street, Abbeville, LA 70510, until 10:00 a.m., Friday, February 25, 2022, for:
F.Y. 2021 LCDBG
and the bids will be opened and read aloud at that time (LA R.S. §38:2214). Bids received after the specified time will not be considered.
This Project Consists of the Renovation of Pump Station No. 4 (Loraine Street), Renovation of Pump Station No. 30 (Mount Carmel), Furnishing and Installing Approximately 8,700' of 8" Force Main, Furnishing and Installing Approximately 775' of 10" PE Force Main by Directional Bore (Vermilion River Crossing), Smoke Testing and Video of Existing Sewer Collection System, Furnishing and Installing a 250-kW Generator at the Main Pump Station, along with Associated Work.
A Non-Mandatory Pre-Bid Conference will be held on Friday, February 18, 2022, at 10:00 a.m., at the Abbeville City Hall, 101 North State Street, Abbeville, LA 70510 (R.S. §38:2212.I).
Only the bids of Prime Contractors licensed under Louisiana Contractor’s Licensing Law under Chapter 24 of Title 37 of the Louisiana Revised Statutes will be considered for bids exceeding $50,000.00. Should the bid exceed $50,000.00, contractors desiring to bid shall hold license of proper classification under “Municipal and Public Works Construction” in full force and effect at the time drawings, specifications, and forms are requested from the office of the Engineers.
This project is receiving construction grant assistance from the Louisiana Division of Administration, LCDBG Program. Prospective bidders are advised that technical assistance with forms is available from the Office of Community Development, telephone number 225.342.7412, Louisiana Division of Administration, Claiborne Building, Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
The Attention of Bidders is called particularly to the requirements for conditions of employment to be observed and minimum wage rates to be paid under the Contract, Section 3, Segregated Facilities, Executive Order 11246, and all applicable laws and regulations of the Federal Government and State of Louisiana and bonding and insurance requirements.
All contractors and subcontractors will be required to comply with the Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Davis-Bacon Act pertaining to the minimum wage rates, the Anti-Kickback Act, the Contract Work Hours Standards Act, the Local Public Works Payroll Evaluation Program, and new Section 3 requirements.
The Prime Contractor and all Sub-Contractors must have an active DUNS number and an active SAM Cage Code number prior to beginning of construction and throughout the term of the contract.
All contractors and subcontractors will be required to certify that they do not and will not maintain or provide for their employees any facilities that are segregated on a basis of race, color, creed, or national origin. Minority, female-owned, and Section 3 firms are encouraged to submit bids.
Contractors may obtain an electronic or paper set of “Bidding Documents” from the Design Engineer listed below at the following location and during the specified hours:
1. Sellers & Associates, Inc., 148-B Easy Street, Lafayette, LA 70506-3095
Telephone: 337.232.0777 / Fax: 337.232.0851
Monday - Thursday: 7:30 a.m. to 12:00 Noon and 1:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. / Friday: 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 Noon
For Plans and Specifications: Contact
For Questions Concerning the Plans and Specifications: Contact
2. Contractors may also view and download the “Bidding Documents” with the Owner’s electronic bid submittal service: Prospective Bidder may register on-line in order to establish an account. For assistance on how to register on-line or if encountering problems with the web site, contact Central Bidding at 225.810.4814.
3. A $142.00 Deposit on the first set of physical documents furnished to all Prime Bidders, who request bidding documents and who are properly licensed by the Louisiana State Licensing Board for Contractors, shall be fully refunded upon return of the documents no later than 10-days after receipt of bids. On other sets of documents furnished to Bidders, $5.00 shall be refunded upon return of the documents no later than 10-days after receipt of bids (LA R.S. §38:2212). Bidders may also obtain an electronic copy of the bid documents from the Design Engineer.
4. As an option to printed plans and specifications, parties may request and acquire an electronic (pdf format) set of plans, specifications, and bidding documents from the office of the Engineer at no cost. Plan holders are responsible for their own reproduction costs.
The Contractor shall obtain, maintain during the life of the project, and provide to the Owner copies of the following bonds and policies which shall be obtained from surety companies, which appear on the U.S. Treasury Circular 570, licensed to do business in the State of Louisiana, in the amounts and for the purpose stated, and subject to the Owner’s approval:
1. Bid Bond: A “Bid Guarantee” equivalent to 5% of the bid price consisting of a firm commitment, such as a bid bond, certified check, cashier’s check, money order, or other negotiable instrument shall accompany each bid as assurance that the bidder will, upon acceptance of his bid, execute such contractual documents as may be required and within the time specified.
2. Performance Bond: A performance bond of not less than 100% of the contract price shall be executed to assure the Contractor’s faithful performance of the contract.
3. Payment Bond: A payment bond of not less than 100% of the contract price shall be executed to assure payment as required by law of all persons supplying labor and material in the performance of the work provided by the contract.
The Owner reserves the right to reject any and all bids for just cause; such actions will be in accordance with Title 38 of the Louisiana Revised Statutes. No bidder may withdraw his/her bid within forty-five (45) days after the actual date of the opening thereof. The Bidding Documents shall be available until 24-hours before the bid opening date (R.S. §38:2212.G.(2)). This provision shall not be subject to waiver (LA R.S. §38:2215). The provisions and requirements of this section and those stated in the bidding documents shall not be waived by any entity (LA R.S. §38:2212).
By order of the City Council of the City of Abbeville, Louisiana.
ATTEST: s/Mark Piazza s/Kathy Faulk
Mayor Clerk

Publication Dates (LA R.S. §38:2212): Tuesday: January 25, February 1, and February 8, 2022.
Official Journal (LA R.S. §43:140): Abbeville Meridional

All updates/changes are listed below::
11-Mar-2022 12:05:22 PM
Added Addendum #4- 03/11/2022
09-Mar-2022 10:40:45 AM
Updated Listing Information
09-Mar-2022 10:37:19 AM
Extended Bid Date to: Friday, March 18, 2022 at 10:00 AM
08-Mar-2022 02:20:39 PM
Added Addendum #3- 03/08/2022
04-Mar-2022 08:49:38 AM
Added Addendum #2- 03/04/2022
23-Feb-2022 07:14:50 AM
Addendum #1: Added 02/22/2022
22-Feb-2022 09:06:40 AM
Addendum #1: Added 02/22/2022
26-Jan-2022 04:09:58 PM
Note 1: Replaced Plans