ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS
City of Jackson, Hinds County, Mississippi
Meadowbrook Road Rehabilitation Project
Federal Aid Project Number: STP-7263-00(001) LPA/108076-701000
The City of Jackson, Mississippi will receive bids for the Meadowbrook Road Rehabilitation Project, Federal Aid Project No. STP-7263-00(001) LPA/108076-701000 no later than 3:30 p.m., local time, Tuesday, October 12, 2021, in the Municipal 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:
The scope of work shall consist of asphalt milling and overlay along Meadowbrook Road, for approximately 1.33 miles, from the intersection of Old Canton Road to the intersection of N. West Street. The project scope also includes sidewalk replacement, curb and gutter replacement, installation of pedestrian push buttons, ADA modifications, traffic radar detection, traffic controllers, shared pedestrian/ bike trail, striping, concrete median, traffic control and construction phasing. The project will be designed in accordance with the Mississippi Standard Specification for Road and Bridge Construction, Mississippi Department of Transportation, Jackson, 2017 Edition.
The contract time is 145 working 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 5%.
The contract Documents are on file and may be examined at the following locations:
EJES, Incorporated, 405 Briarwood Drive, Suite 110, Jackson, Mississippi 39206
City of Jackson Engineering Division, 200 S President St Room 424, Jackson MS 39201
One (1) copy of the Plans, Specifications and Contract Documents may be procured upon payment of $200.00 (by check, made payable to " EJES Inc.") 405 Briarwood Drive, Suite 110, Jackson, Mississippi 39206. The payment is non-refundable.
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.
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 Municipal 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.
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.
Charles Williams, PE, Ph.D.
City of Jackson, Mississippi
Publication Dates: September 9, 2021; September 16, 2021
Bid Opening Date: October 12, 2021
Publication: the Mississippi Link and the Clarion-Ledger