JACKSON STREET IMPROVEMENTS
CLAYTON - MADISON
CITY OF TUPELO, MISSISSIPPI
ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS
BID # 2020-015MT
Sealed or electronic bids for the construction of JACKSON STREET IMPROVEMENTS, CLAYTON - MADISON will be received by the City of Tupelo, Mississippi at City Hall, 71 East Troy St., 1st Floor Purchasing Office, Attn: Traci Dillard, until 10:00a.m., on June 18, 2020 and then publicly opened and read aloud at the Tupelo City Council Chambers on 2nd floor. Electronic bids will be received until the date and time via electronic online submission through www.centralbidding.com.
Contract Documents, including Drawings and Specifications, may be purchased in electronic format from Central Bidding at www.centralbidding.com. Any questions regarding purchase of bid documents should be directed to Central Bidding at (225) 810-4814. Contract Documents, including Drawings and Specifications, may be examined at the Tupelo City Hall (address above) or at Engineering Solutions, Inc. located at 1324 N Veterans Tupelo, MS.
This work consists of the widening of approximately 2800 feet of Jackson Street from Clayton Avenue to Madison Street. The work will include but is not limited to earthwork, base construction, paving, pavement milling, striping, sidewalks, installation of a pedestrian bridge and the installation of new mast arm traffic signals. Defined quantities to be bid are specified in the Contract Documents.
Each bid submitted must be marked on the outside “Bid for JACKSON STREET IMPROVEMENTS, CLAYTON - MADISON – # 2020-015MT”. Any bid in excess of $50,000 must contain on the outside of the envelope the contractor’s current certificate of responsibility number, and no bid shall be opened or considered unless this number appears on the outside of the envelope or unless a statement is included on the outside of the envelope indicating that the bid enclosed does not exceed $50,000.
A satisfactory Bid Bond executed by the Bidder and an accepted Surety, a certified check, or bank draft payable to the City of Tupelo, Mississippi, on negotiable U.S. Government Bonds (at par value), shall be submitted with each bid in an amount equal to five percent (5%) of the total bid.
In the letting of public contracts, preference shall be given to resident contractors, and a nonresident bidder domiciled in a state having laws granting preference to local contractors shall be awarded Mississippi public contracts only on the same basis as the nonresident bidder’s state awards contracts to Mississippi contractors bidding under similar circumstances; and resident contractors actually domiciled in Mississippi, be they corporate, individuals, or partnerships, are to be granted preference over nonresidents in awarding of contracts in the same manner and to the same extent as provided by the laws of the state of domicile of the nonresident. When a nonresident contractor submits a bid for a public project, he shall attach thereto a copy of his resident state’s current law pertaining to such state’s treatment of nonresident contractors.
Bids may be held up to 90 days from the date of opening for review of bids and qualifications of bidders prior to Contract award. The City of Tupelo, MS reserves the right to reject any or all bids or to waive any informalities in the bidding.
Jason L. Shelton
Kim Hanna, Chief Financial Officer
May 20, 2020 and May 27, 2020