ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS
City of Jackson, Hinds County, Mississippi
Mill Street Rehabilitation Project
MDOT Project No. STP-7261-00(001)LPA/107313-701000
City of Jackson Project No. 15B4008-701
The City of Jackson, Mississippi will receive bids for the Mill Street Rehabilitation Project, Federal Aid Project No. STP-7261-00(001)LPA/107313-701000 no later than 3:30 p.m., local time, Tuesday, October 16, 2018, in the City Clerk’s office of Jackson, at which time said bids will be publicly opened and read aloud at the City Hall located 219 South President Street, Jackson, Mississippi.
The work shall consist essentially of the following items:
Reconstruction of Mill Street from Capitol Street to Fortification Street and all other related items of work required to complete the project as shown as specified in the contract documents.
The contract time is 140 calendar days.
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.
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, as 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 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 6%.
Plans, specifications and contract documents are on file and open to public inspection at the Office of Stantec Consulting Services Inc., 200 North Congress Street, Suite 600, Jackson, Mississippi, 39201 and the Engineering Department of the City of Jackson. One (1) copy of the Plans, Specifications and Contract Documents may be procured upon payment of $200.00 (by check, made payable to "Stantec Consulting Services Inc.") from 200 North Congress Street, Suite 600, Jackson, Mississippi, 39201. The payment is non-refundable. The Plans, Specifications and Contract Documents may also be downloaded from Central Bidding.
Each bid shall be accompanied by a Cashier’s check, 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 security. Bidders shall also submit a current financial statement, if requested by the City. The successful bidder will be required to furnish a Performance Bond and a Payment bond each 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, Mississippi prior to the hour and date above designated. Stripped Proposals will be rejected. Bidders may not withdraw their bid within sixty (60) days after the date of the actual bid opening without consent of the City of Jackson.
Official bid documents can be downloaded from Central Bidding at www.centralauctionhouse.com. Electronic bids can be submitted at www.centralbidding.com. For any questions relating to the electronic bidding process, please call Central Bidding at 225-810-4814.
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.
The City reserves the right to reject any and all bids and to waive informalities.
Robert K. Miller
Department of Public Works
Publication Dates: September 13; September 20, 2018
Bid Opening Date: October 16, 2018
Publication: Jackson Advocate & Clarion Ledger