To be published three times - Legal
May 6, 13, & 20, 2022
BATON ROUGE, LOUISIANA
NOTICE TO CONTRACTORS
The City of Baton Rouge and Parish of East Baton Rouge will receive electronic or paper bids for the construction
of the following project:
ANNUAL ROADSIDE DRAINAGE REPAIR PROJECT – NORTH
CITY-PARISH PROJECT NO. 22-RD-MS-0015
PROJECT DESCRIPTION: CLEANING OF EXISTING ROADSIDE DRAINAGE DITCHES
THROUGHOUT THE PARISH.
Electronic or sealed bids will be received until 2:00 p.m. Local Time, THURSDAY, JUNE 2, 2022, by the
Purchasing Division, City Hall, 222 Saint Louis St.,8th Floor, Room 826, Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70802. No bids
will be received after 2:00 p.m. on the same day and date.
Electronic bids and electronic bid bonds for the solicitation will be downloaded by the City of Baton Rouge and Parish
of East Baton Rouge, Purchasing Division. Electronic bids and electronic bid bonds must be submitted through Central
Bidding (www.centralbidding.com) prior to the bidding deadline. Beginning as soon as feasible after the bid closing
time all electronic bids will be downloaded and publicly read aloud along with all paper bids received, if any, in Room
806 of City Hall immediately after the 2:00 p.m. bid closing. Bidders and/or their authorized representatives are invited
to be present.
Bids, amendments to bids, or request for withdrawal of quotations, received after time specified for bid opening
shall not be considered for any cause whatsoever.
Bids shall be firm for a period of sixty (60) days from the date of the opening of bids and no bid shall be
withdrawn for any reason during this period of time except as allowed per R.S. 38:2214.C.
Electronic copies of the plans, specifications and contract documents may be obtained online at
www.centralbidding.com. For questions related to the electronic bidding process, please call Central Bidding at (225)
810-4814. Paper copies of the plans, specifications and contract documents are on file and may be obtained from the
Department of Public Works, Engineering Division, Room 217, Public Works and Planning Center, 1100 Laurel Street,
Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70821, upon payment of $20.00 Dollars. (Make checks payable to the City of Baton Rouge and
Parish of East Baton Rouge.) Fees for plans, specifications and contract documents are to cover the cost of reproduction
and are non-refundable in accordance with Louisiana Revised Statutes.
A Certified Check or Cashier's Check, payable to the Parish of East Baton Rouge or a satisfactory Bid Bond
executed by the Bidder and an acceptable surety, in an amount equal to five percent (5%) of the total bid,shall be
submitted with each bid.
Bids shall be received electronically via http://www.centralbidding.com or on solicitation bid forms
furnished by the City of Baton Rouge and Parish East Baton Rouge, and only those bids shall be received by the
City-Parish which are submitted by those Contractors in whose names the solicitation bid forms and/or
specifications were issued. In no event shall paper solicitation forms be issued later than twenty-four (24) hours
prior to the hour and date set for receiving proposals.