ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS
West Baton Rouge Parish Government (herein referred to as the "Owner") hereby solicits sealed bids for the 2021 Asphalt Road Rehabilitation Program project described as follows:
STATEMENT OF WORK (PEC Project No. 11569): Base Bid – Asphalt road patching, cold planing, soil cement/lime treatment of base, asphalt overlay, shoulder material, striping, markers and associated appurtenances.
Sealed Bids shall be addressed to the West Baton Rouge Parish Government, and delivered to the Parish Office at 880 North Alexander Avenue, Port Allen, LA 70767 (P. O. Box 757) not later than 2:00 p.m., on Thursday, May 6, 2021. Any bid received after the specified time and date will not be considered. The sealed bids will be publicly opened and read aloud at 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, May 6, 2021, at the West Baton Rouge Parish Government office located at 880 North Alexander Avenue, Port Allen, LA 70767.
The Owner has chosen the method of plan distribution to be via hard copies of the plans and specifications pursuant to LA R.S. 38:2212 as available through the office of the Engineer.
The Instructions to Bidders, Bid Form, Contract, Plans, Specifications, and Forms of Bid Bond, Performance Bond and Payment Bond, and other bidding documents may be examined at the Office of the Engineer for the contract; Professional Engineering Consultants Corp. located at 7600 Innovation Park Drive, Baton Rouge, La 70820; (225-769-2810). Copies shall be obtained at this office upon payment of a deposit of $150.00. This deposit will be refunded upon request in accordance with R.S. 38:2212. Validation of the Contractor’s license and classifications will be made prior to release of bid documents.
Pursuant to the Louisiana Revised Statute, vendors/contractors now have the option to submit their bids and bid bonds, electronically. Official Electronic Bid Documents are available at Central Bidding. Central Bidding can be accessed at www.centralbidding.com. For questions related to the electronic bidding process, please call Central Bidding at 225-810-4814. To view bids, download, and receive bid notices by email, your company/agency will need to register at www.centralbidding.com prior to the deadline.
Contractors submitting bids shall be licensed under LA R.S. 37:2150-2164, Highway, Street and Bridge Construction. The bidder shall show his license number on the bid and on the sealed envelope submitting the bid.
The Owner reserves the right to reject any and all bids for just cause; such actions will be in accordance with Title 38 of the Louisiana Revised Statutes.
In accordance with R.S. 38:2212 (A)(1)(b), the provisions and requirements stated in the Bidding Documents shall not be waived by any entity.
Each Bidder must deposit with his/her bid, security in the amount of at least five percent (5%) of the total bid price, provided on the specified form and subject to the conditions provided in the Information for Bidders. Sureties used for obtaining bonds must appear as acceptable on the U. S. Department of Treasury Circular 570.
No bidder may withdraw his/her bid within forty-five (45) days after the actual date of the opening thereof.
WEST BATON ROUGE PARISH GOVERNMENT
BY: /s/ RILEY L. BERTHELOT, JR., PARISH PRESIDENT