City of Jackson, MISSISSIPPI
Federal Aid Project No. SRSP-0250-00(051)LPA 105812-401000
Barr Elementary School Safe Routes to School Project
The City Clerk of the City of Jackson, Mississippi, will receive bids for the Safe Route to School Project of Barr Elementary School for a project length of 0.72 miles, Federal Aid Project No. SRSP-0250-00(051) LPA 105812-401000 no later than 3:30 PM, Local Time, Tuesday, March 26, 2019, at the City of Jackson located at 219 South President Street, Jackson Mississippi. All bids so received will be publicly opened and read aloud.
The work shall consist essentially of the following items:
The installation of sidewalks, and warning signs and the maintenance of existing warning signs, traffic signals and signal pole. All other related items of work required to complete the project as shown and specified in the Contract Documents.
The above general outline of features of the work does not in any way limit the responsibility of the Contractor to perform all work and furnish all plant, labor, equipment and materials required by the specifications and the drawings referred to therein.
Contract time shall be 145 working days from the effective date shown in the Notice to Proceed. Liquidated damages will be assessed for each consecutive calendar day the Work has not achieved Final Completion. Liquidated Damages will be assessed in accordance with the Schedule of Deductions table in Section 108.07 of the 2017 Edition of the Mississippi Standard Specifications for Road and Bridge Construction.
The City of Jackson hereby notifies all Bidders that it will affirmatively insure that in any Contract entered into pursuant to this advertisement, disadvantaged and women’s business enterprises (DBE/WBE) 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. The award of this contract will be contingent upon the Bidder satisfying the DBE/WBE requirements as prescribed by the Contract Documents.
The attention of the bidders is directed to the Contract Documents governing selection and employment of labor. Minimum wage rates have been determined by the Secretary of Labor and are subject to Public Law 87-581, Work Hours Act of 1962, as set forth in the Contract Provisions.
The Proposal and Contract Documents in their entirety shall be submitted in a sealed envelope and deposited with the City Clerk, prior to the hour and date above designated. Each Bidder must also deposit with his proposal, a Bid Bond or Certified Check in an amount equal to five percent (5%) of his bid, payable to the City of Jackson as bid security. No bidder may withdraw his bid within ninety (90) days after the date of the actual bid opening, without the City of Jackson’s consent. The successful bidder shall furnish a payment bond and performance bond each in the amount of 100% of the bid. Bidder shall also submit a current financial statement, if requested by the City.
Work to be performed shall be in accordance with the “Mississippi State Highway Standard Specifications for Road and Bridge Construction, 2017”, together with all amendments and/or special provisions and/or addenda to the standards duly approved and adopted, unless otherwise noted in these specifications. The attention of Bidders is directed to the provisions of Subsection 102.07 pertaining to irregular proposals and rejection of bids.
Contract Drawings, Contract Specifications, and other Contract Documents are on file and open to public inspection in the office of the Engineering Division, Department of Public Works, Warren Hood Building, 4th floor, 200 S. President Street, Jackson, Mississippi. Copies of the Contract Documents, Contract Drawings and Contract Specifications may be procured at the office of the Engineer, 2. IMS Engineers, 126 E. Amite Street, Jackson Mississippi, 39201, between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., Local Time, Monday through Friday, upon payment of $100.00 for each set, which will not be refunded. Checks are to be made payable to the Engineer.
The Official Bid Documents can be downloaded from Central Bidding at www.centralbidding.com. Electronic Bids may be submitted at www.centralbidding.com. For any questions related to the electronic bidding process, please call Central Bidding at 225-810.4814.
The award of a Contract, if made, will be to the lowest and responsible qualified bidder whose proposal complies with all the requirements prescribed herein and in the Contract Documents. The City of Jackson reserves the right to reject any and all bids and to waive any informalities or irregularities therein.
Robert K. Miller, Director
Department of Public Works
City of Jackson
Publications and Publishing Dates:
The Clarion Ledger & Jackson Advocate
Dates: February 21 and February 28, 2019