Sealed bids for the construction of the following project will be received at the office of the Port of Iberia (POI) Board of Commissioners, at the POI Port Administrative Offices 4611 South Lewis Street, New Iberia, Louisiana 70560, until 2:00 P.M. on Thursday, October 19, 2020 at which time and place bids will be publicly opened and read. No bids will be received after 2:00 P.M.
STATE PROJECT NO: H.011928 (325e)
STATE PROJECT NAME: Port Improvements
East & West Yard Expansion & Site Improvements
Building B Multipurpose Facilities & Small Warehouse
(Phase Ve of SPN H.011928)
IMPROVEMENTS TO: Port Infrastructure Improvements Program, Port of Iberia
LOCATED IN: Iberia Parish, Louisiana
TYPE OF CONSTRUCTION: Building Construction
CONTRACTING AGENCY: Port of Iberia (POI) Board of Commissioners
4611 South Lewis Street
New Iberia, LA 70560
PROPOSAL GUARANTY: 5% of the Amount of Bid
Payable to Port of Iberia (POI) Board of Commissioners
ENGINEER: GIS Engineering, LLC
Coastal Design & Infrastructure Division
197 Elysian Drive
Houma LA, 70363
Phone: (985) 219-1000
Contact: Ann Hebert
SCOPE OF WORK: This project consist of removal of structures and obstructions, interior and exterior pressure washing, coating, repair work to the existing metal buildings, thermal insulation, interior renovations and repair work to existing building, plumbing, HVAC, installing overhead and hollow metal doors, exterior stair pairs, furnish and install service lift, construction of new multipurpose metal building and support structure, and electrical work required for new multipurpose metal building.
Bids must be submitted on the forms provided by the Contracting Agency, must be prepared in accordance with Section 2 of the 2018 Edition of the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development, Office of Multimodal Commerce, General Provisions and must include all the information required by the bid form. Bid forms are available from the Engineer and will not be issued later than 24 hours prior to the time set for opening the bids. Each bid shall include a proposal guaranty in an amount not less than specified above.
The contract will be awarded to the lowest responsible bidder without discrimination on grounds of race, color, sex or national origin. Disadvantaged businesses will be afforded full opportunity to submit bids.
Plans and specifications may be seen at the Engineer's office. Plans may be obtained from the Engineer upon payment of $150.00. In accordance with R.S. 38:2212 A(1)(e), deposits on the first set of documents furnished bona fide prime bidders will be fully refunded upon return of the documents, deposits on any additional sets will be refunded less the actual costs of reproduction. Refunds will be made upon return of the documents if within ten days after receipt of bids.
Bid documents are also posted on http://www. https://www.centralauctionhouse.com/rfpc10120-port-of-iberia.html. To view these, download, and receive bid notices by e-mail, you must register with Central Auction House (CAH). Vendors/Contractors have the option to submit their bids electronically or by paper copy. For information about the electronic submittal process, contact Central Auction House at 225-810-4814.
Site inspection trips for perspective Bidders are to be arranged through the office of the Engineer. A pre-bid meeting will be held on Tuesday, September 29, 2020 at 11:00 A.M. at the office of the Port of Iberia (POI) District Board of Commissioners at the POI Port Administration Offices located at 4611 South Lewis St., New Iberia, LA 70560.
The award of a contract, if awarded, will be made to the lowest qualified bidder whose proposal complies with all requirements prescribed within 45 calendar days after opening proposals. However, when the contract is to be financed by bonds which are required to be sold after receipts of bids, or when the contract is to be financed in whole or part by federal or other funds not available at the time bids are received, the time will not start until receipt of federal and/or state concurrence or concurrence of the other funding source. Award will be within 30 calendar days after the sale of bonds or receipt of concurrence in award from federal and/or state agency or other funding source. The successful bidder will be notified by letter mailed to the address shown in the proposal that the bidder is awarded the contract.
The award of a contract for projects financed either partially or entirely with State bonds will be contingent on approval by the State Bond Commission.
On projects involving Federal funds the award of contract will also be contingent upon concurrence by the appropriate Federal agency.
On projects involving State funds the award of contract will also be contingent upon concurrence by the appropriate State agency.
The right is reserved to reject bids and waive informalities.