ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS
City of Jackson, Hinds County, Mississippi
CAPITOL STREET PHASE II IMPROVEMENTS (Lamar Street to West Street)
Project No. TCSP-8312-00(002)LPA/106058-802000
The City of Jackson will receive bids for the construction of the CAPITOL STREET PHASE II IMPROVEMENTS Federal-Aid Project No. TCSP-8312-00(002)LPA/106058-802000, no later than 3:30 P.M., Local Prevailing Time, April 14, 2020, in the City Clerk’s Office 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: Sidewalk Improvements, conduit for street lighting, Landscaping Improvements; Drainage Improvements.
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 77 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 attention of bidders is directed to the Contract Provisions governing selection and employment of labor. Minimum wage rates for Federal-Aid projects have been predetermined by the Secretary of labor and are subject to Public Law 87-581 Work hours Act of 1962, set forth in the Contract Provisions.
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 Contractor satisfying the DBE/WBE requirements. The DBE goal will be 3%.
The plans, contract documents and special provision, and proposal forms are on file for public inspection at the following locations:
City of Jackson Engineering Division, 200 S. President Street Suite 424, Jackson, Mississippi 39201.
Neel-Schaffer, Inc, 125 South Congress Street, Suite 1100, Jackson, Mississippi, 39201.
All documents required for bidding purposes may be obtained from Neel-Schaffer, Inc, 125 South Congress Street, Suite 1100, Jackson, Mississippi, 39201. (Mailing address: P.O. Box 22625 Jackson, MS 39225-2625) upon payment of $150.00 for each set, which will not be refunded.
The Plans, Specifications and Contract Documents may also be downloaded from Central Bidding at www.centralbidding.com. For any questions relating to the electronic bidding process, please call Central Bidding at 225-810-4814.
Each bid shall be accompanied by a Certified Check on a solvent bank or a Bidder’s Bond issued by a surety Company licensed to operate in the State of Mississippi, in the amount of five percent (5%) of the total bid price, payable to the City of Jackson as bid surety. Bidders shall also submit a current financial statement, if requested by the City. The successful bidder will be required to furnish a Contract bond in the amount of one hundred percent (100%) of the contract amount.
The Proposal and Contract documents in its entirety shall be submitted in a sealed envelope and deposited with the City Clerk, 219 South President Street Jackson, MS prior to the hour and date above designated. Stripped Proposals will be rejected. No bidder may withdraw his bid within sixty (60) days after the date of actual bid opening, without Owner’s consent.
Work to be performed shall be in accordance with the Mississippi Standard Specifications for Road and Bridge Construction (the 2017 edition) 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.
The City of Jackson reserves the right to reject any and all bids and to waive any and all informalities.
Charles Williams, Ph.D., P.E.
Department of Public Works
PUBLISH: The Clarion Ledger, March 12, and March 19, 2020
The Mississippi Link, March 12, and March 19, 2020
BID OPENING DATE: April 14, 2020