To be published 3 times
The Daily Comet (Thibodaux, LA) – Legal
The Advocate (Baton Rouge, LA) - Legal
October 22, 29 and November 5, 2009
NOTICE TO BIDDERS
The Greater Lafourche Port Commission will receive proposals for Runway 36 Simplifies Short Approach Lighting System with Runway Alignment Indicator Lights (SSALR) Project in the Greater Lafourche Port Commission Office, 16829 East Main Street, Galliano, Louisiana, until Friday November 20, 2009 at 11:00 AM CST, at which time and place all proposals received will be publicly opened and read aloud. Bids received after the stated time will not be accepted.
The Base Bid work elements include installation of an Approach Lighting System, trenching, laying conduit, pulling wire, placing handholes and Installing vault equipment. Work is required to finish construction of the Approach Lighting System on the runway 36 end.
Bid security in the form of a bid bond equal to 5% of the total bid is required. Contract security in the form of 100% Performance and Payment Bonds will be required.
No bid may be withdrawn after closing time for the receipt of proposals for a period of Ninety (90) calendar days.
A NON-mandatory Pre-Bid Conference will be held in the Greater Lafourche Port Commission Office on Thursday November 12, 2009 at 11:00 AM CST. Questions relating to the Contract and Contract Documents will be answered at that time. Attendance by prospective Contractors is strongly recommended.
Please find bid related materials and place electronic bids at www.centralbidding.com.
Bidding documents may be examined at the following locations:
Office of the Engineer: THE LPA GROUP INCORPORATED
5757 Corporate Blvd., Suite 200
Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70808
(225) 706-0744 phone
Port Commission Office: 16829 East Main Street
Galliano, Louisiana 70354
Bidding and Contract Documents may be purchased from the Engineer, THE LPA GROUP INCORPORATED, 5757 Corporate Blvd Suite 200, Baton Rouge, LA 70808 upon prior payment of a $115.00 fee. Deposit is fully refundable to all bona fide PRIME BIDDERS who submit a bid upon return of the documents in good and usable condition. Documents must be returned to the office of The LPA Group Incorporated in good condition no later than ten (10) days after receipt of bids in order to receive a deposit refund.
The following requirements apply to this solicitation and will be made a part of any contract awarded:
a. Presidents Executive Order No. 11246 as amended by 29 CFR Part 30 and 41 CFR Part 60.
b. Davis Bacon and Related Acts, 29 CFR Parts 1, 3 and 5.
c. Copeland Act, 29 CFR Part 3.
d. Contract Work Hours and Safety Standards Act.
e. Title VI of Civil Rights Act of 1964.
f. Disadvantaged Business Enterprises participation 49 CFR Part 23 will be required as described in Subpart D of Regulation 49 CFR Part 23, and all pertinent amendments.
By submitting a bid under this solicitation, except for those items listed by the Bidder in a clearly identified attachment to the Bid, the Bidder certifies that steel and each manufactured product, is produced in the United States (as defined in the clause Buy American - Steel and Manufactured Products for Construction Contracts) and that components of unknown origin are considered to have been produced or manufactured outside the United States.
The bidders must be properly licensed under Title 37, Louisiana Revised Statutes (LA R.S. 37).
The bidders shall certify, by submission of a proposal, that neither it nor its principals is presently debarred, suspended, proposed for debarment, declared ineligible, or voluntarily excluded from participation in this transaction by any Federal department or agency or the State of Louisiana.
The Greater Lafourche Port Commission reserves the right to waive any informalities or irregularities in or reject any or all bids and to award or refrain from awarding the contract for the work, whichever is deemed to be in the Owner's best interest.
Greater Lafourche Port Commission
Mr. Davie J. Breaux, Director of Operations