Sealed Bids for GILLIS W. LONG CENTER – GILLIS W. LONG WESTERN ENTRANCE ROADWAY (PHASE IV), Gillis W. Long Center, 5445 Point Clair Rd., Carville, LA 70721 will be received at the Gillis W. Long Center (Conference Room – Building 10), 5445 Point Clair Rd., Carville, LA 70721, until 10:00 a.m. CT on Wednesday, June 7, 2017, and immediately opened thereafter.
ANY PERSON REQUIRING SPECIAL ACCOMMODATIONS SHALL NOTIFY CSM TROY BARRON OF THE TYPE(S) OF ACCOMMODATION REQUIRED NOT LESS THAN SEVEN (7) DAYS BEFORE THE BID OPENING.
Complete Bidding Documents are available in electronic form. They may be obtained without charge and without deposit from Forte & Tablada, Inc., 9107 Interline Avenue, Baton Rouge, LA 70809, from Mr. Frank Titus. Printed copies are not available from the Designer, but arrangements can be made to obtain them through most reprographic firms. Plan holders are responsible for their own reproduction costs. Questions about this procedure shall be directed to the Designer at: 225-927-9321.
A Mandatory Pre-Bid conference and site visit is scheduled for 10:00 a.m. CT on, Thursday May 25, 2017, at Building 10 – Conference Room, Gillis W. Long Center, 5445 Point Clair Rd., Carville, LA 70721. Attendance at this Conference is mandatory. Prospective bidders must attend the entire Pre-Bid conference in order to submit a bid. The Gillis W. Long Center point of contact is CSM Troy Barron, Email firstname.lastname@example.org 5445 Point Clair Rd., Building 10, Carville, LA 70721 (225) 319-4689.
BIDS SHALL BE ACCEPTED ONLY FROM CONTRACTORS THAT ATTEND THE ENTIRE MANDATORY PRE-BID CONFERENCE.
ANY PERSON REQUIRING SPECIAL ACCOMMODATIONS SHALL NOTIFY CSM TROY BARRON OF THE TYPE(S) OF ACCOMMODATION REQUIRED NOT LESS THAN FIVE (5) DAYS BEFORE THE MANDATORY PRE-BID CONFERENCE.
All Bids must be accompanied by Bid Security equal to five percent (5%) of the Base Bid and Additional Bid Items (ABI) and must be in the form of a certified check, cashier’s check or bid bond.
Bidders planning on attending the mandatory Pre-Bid conference must possess the following License Classification: HIGHWAY, STREET & BRIDGE CONSTRUCTION.
The successful Bidder will be required to furnish a Performance and Payment Bond written by a company licensed to do business in the State of Louisiana, equal to 100% of the Contract amount, including Additional Bid Items (ABI), if required.
No Bid may be withdrawn for a period of thirty (30) days after receipt of Bids.
Electronic Bid documents may be submitted by Contractors to the Louisiana Military Department Contracting Office by submitting their bid along with their bid security to https://www.centralauctionhouse.com/ . Electronic bids must be submitted so as to be posted prior to 10:00 a.m. CT, Wednesday, June 7, 2017. Hard copies of the electronically submitted bid packet must be delivered to Gillis W. Long Center, ATTN: CSM Troy Barron, 5445 Point Clair Road, Building 10, Carville, LA 70721. Telephone is 225-319-4689. Contractors MUST attend the entire mandatory Pre-Bid scheduled for 10:00 a.m., CT, Thursday, May 25, 2017.
The Owner reserves the right to accept or reject any and all Bids and in accordance with directives and guidance published by Facility Planning and Control and Louisiana Revised Statutes, the provisions and requirements of those stated in the advertisement for bids and those required on the bid form shall not be waivered. The Louisiana Military Department Deputy Director for Contracting and Purchasing and the State Contracting Officer do not possess authority to waive any informality incidental thereto. The Owner shall incur no obligation to the Contractor until the Contract between Owner and Contractor is fully executed.