CITY OF YAZOO
MULTI-USE TRAIL AND FIFTEENTH ST. SIDEWALK
FEDERAL-AID Project No. STP-0480-00(008)LPA/107795-701000
The City Clerk of the City of Yazoo will receive bids for the Construction of a multi-use trail along Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd. and a sidewalk along Fifteenth Street for a total project length of approximately 0.85 mile, Federal Aid Project no. STP-0480-00(008)LPA/107795-70100 no later than 12:00 P.M., Local Prevailing Time, August 10, 2020, in the City Clerk’s Office located at 128 E. Jefferson Street, Yazoo, Mississippi. All bids so received will be publicly opened and read aloud at 2:00 p.m. on August 10, 2010 at the regular meeting of the Board of Mayor and Alderman located at 128 E. Jefferson Street, Yazoo, Mississippi.
A pre-bid teleconference will be held 10:00 A.M., July 27, 2020. To participate in the teleconference, dial in at 877-431-8639. When prompted, enter the conference code: 6215782139. Wait for the leader to begin the conference. The pre-bid teleconference is not mandatory.
The contract time for this project is 63 productive days.
The work shall consist essentially of the following items:
The project will consist of the construction of approximately 3,000 linear feet of a multi-use trail along Martin Luther King, Boulevard and also approximately 1,500 linear feet of a sidewalk along Fifteenth Street.
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, set forth in the Contract Provisions.
The City of Yazoo 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 DBE goal for this project is 5 percent.
The award of this contract will be contingent upon the Contractor satisfying the DBE/WBE requirements.
The plans, contract documents and special provision, and proposal forms are on file for public inspection at the following locations:
City of Yazoo, Yazoo, Mississippi 39071.
Neel-Schaffer, Inc, 215 Waterford Square, Madison, Mississippi 39110.
Bid documents may be viewed and obtained, in either electronic or hard copy format, at www.centralbidding.com. Interested parties will have to register for an account in order to view or order documents. A valid e-mail address is required for registration. Fees for bid documents are not refundable. Electronic bids may be submitted at the same website address. For any questions related 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 Yazoo as bid surety. Bidders shall also submit a current financial statement, if requested by the Town. 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 Town Clerk, Yazoo, MS prior to the hour and date above designated. 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 Road and Bridge Construction (the 2004 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 2017 Edition of the Mississippi Standard Specifications for Road and Bridge Construction, adopted by the Mississippi Department of Transportation, as referred to herein, may be purchased from the Mississippi Department of Transportation.
Bidders are hereby notified that award will not be made to any bidder submitting a proposal involving omissions or irregularities outlined in Section 102 of the 2017 Edition of the Standard Specifications for Road and Bridge Construction, or accompanied by letters qualifying any manner the conditions under which the proposal is tendered.
No (bid proposal) will be sold after 12:00 o'clock Noon, of the day preceding the Advertised Date for receipt of bids.
The City of Yazoo, Yazoo, Mississippi
Diane Delaware, Mayor
PUBLISH: The Clarion Ledger, July 2, 2020; July 9, 2020
The Yazoo Herald, June 27, 2020; July 4, 2020