ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS
CITY OF JACKSON, MISSISSIPPI
FAST ACT SIDEWALK IMPROVEMENT PROJECT
Project No. STP-0250-00(054)LPA/108164-701000
The City Clerk of the City of Jackson will receive bids for the construction of the FAST ACT SIDEWALK IMPROVEMENT STREET PROJECT Federal-Aid Project No. STP-0250-00(054)LPA/108164-701000, no later than 3:30 P.M., Local Prevailing Time, December 1, 2020, in the City Clerk’s Office located at 219 South President Street, Jackson, Mississippi. All bids so received will be publicly opened and read aloud.
The work shall consist essentially of the following items:
In general, the work to be accomplished using the pay items and corresponding specifications set forth in this contract is to rebuild ADA compliant sidewalks and accessible ramps along Gallatin Street at South Street, President Street (Tombigbee St to Mississippi St), Lamar Street (Fortification Street to Fairbanks Street), Marshall Street/Webster Street Loop, Old Canton Road ( Ridgewood Road to Canton Heights Drive), and County Line Road (Ridgewood Road to Ollie’s Driveway). In addition, the improvements will include installing new or relocating existing pedestrian signals, poles, push buttons, and wiring at designated locations and constructing retaining walls along County Line Road.
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.
Contract time shall be 188 working days from the effective date shown in the Notice to Proceed. Liquidated damages will be assessed for each consecutive calendar day the Work has not achieved Final Completion. Liquidated Damages will be assessed in accordance with the Schedule of Deductions table in Section 108.07 of the 2017 Edition of the Mississippi Standard Specifications for Road and Bridge Construction.
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 (DBE/WBE) 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 Bidder satisfying the DBE/WBE requirements as prescribed by the Contract Documents.
The attention of the bidders is directed to the Contract Documents governing selection and employment of labor. Minimum wage rates have been determined 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 Proposal and Contract Documents in their entirety shall be submitted in a sealed envelope and deposited with the City Clerk, prior to the hour and date above designated. Each Bidder must also deposit with his proposal, a Bid Bond or Certified Check in an amount equal to five percent (5%) of his bid, payable to the City of Jackson as bid security. No bidder may withdraw his bid within ninety (90) days after the date of the actual bid opening, without the City of Jackson’s consent. The successful bidder shall furnish a payment bond and performance bond each in the amount of 100% of the bid. Bidder shall also submit a current financial statement, if requested by the City.
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 plans, contract documents and special provision, and proposal forms are on file for public inspection at the following locations:
City of Jackson Engineering Division, 200 S. President Street Suite 424, Jackson, Mississippi 39201.
Myriad Engineering Solutions, LLC, 460 Briarwood Drive, Suite 400, Jackson, Mississippi, 39206.
Copies of the Contract Documents, Contract Drawings and Contract Specifications may be procured through the following:
All documents required for bidding purposes may be obtained from Myriad Engineering Solutions, LLC, 460 Briarwood Drive, Suite 400, Jackson, Mississippi, 39206 upon payment of $150.00 for each set, which will not be refunded.
All documents required for bidding purposes may be obtained throughwww.centralbidding.comwww.centralbidding.com
The award of a Contract, if made, will be to the lowest and responsible qualified bidder whose proposal complies with all the requirements prescribed herein and in the Contract Documents. The City of Jackson reserves the right to reject any and all bids and to waive any informalities or irregularities therein.
Charles Williams, P.E., Ph.D., Interim Director
Department of Public Works
City of Jackson
Publications and Publishing Dates:
The Clarion Ledger & Mississippi Link
Dates: October 29 and November 5, 2020