ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS
Warren County Port Commission
Haining Road Levee Erosion Repairs
Warren County Port Commission (Owner) is requesting Bids for the construction of the following Project:
Haining Road Levee Erosion Repairs
Deadline for receipt of Bids is 10:00 a.m. local time on Monday, October 10, 2022. Bids will be received at the Warren County Purchasing Department, 913 Jackson Street, Vicksburg, MS 39183. Bidders are cautioned that the Purchasing Department does not receive the daily U.S. Mail on or before 10:00 a.m. Bids will be time-stamped upon receipt according to Purchasing Department’s time clock. Bids received after the stated deadline will not be considered. All bids properly received will be publicly opened and read aloud.
Electronic bids can be submitted at www.centralbidding.com. Official bid documents can be downloaded from Central Bidding. Interested contractors can register as a vendor for free at www.centralbidding.com and download plans for $49.99. Electronic bids are due at the same time and date as sealed bids. For any questions relating to the electronic bidding process, please call Central Bidding at 225-810-4814.
The Project includes the following Work:
Excavation and Earth fill along the Haining Road Levee and related items
Bids are requested for the following Contract: Haining Road Levee Erosion Repairs.
The Project has an expected duration of 120 days.
Information and Bidding Documents for the Project can be found at the following designated website:
Bidding Documents may be downloaded from the designated website. Prospective Bidders are urged to register with the designated website as a plan holder, even if Bidding Documents are obtained from a plan room or source other than the designated website in either electronic or paper format. The designated website will be updated periodically with addenda, lists of registered plan holders, reports, and other information relevant to submitting a Bid for the Project. All official notifications, addenda, and other Bidding Documents will be offered only through the designated website. Neither Owner nor Engineer will be responsible for Bidding Documents, including addenda, if any, obtained from sources other than the designated website.
A copy of the plans and specifications may be examined at: the office of the Engineer, Allen & Hoshall, 1675 Lakeland Drive, Suite 207, Jackson, Mississippi, 39216; at the office of the Warren County Port Commission, Vicksburg, Mississippi; and at the Warren County Purchasing Department, 913 Jackson Street, Vicksburg, MS 39183.
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 5% of the total bid price, as a guarantee that if the bid is accepted, the Bidder will enter into a contract and execute the Performance and Payment Bonds in the form and within the time specified.
The successful Bidder will be required to execute a Performance Bond and a Payment Bond, each in the amount of 100% of the Contract, issued by a Surety Company licensed to operate in the State and shall be named in the current list of "Companies Holding Certificates of Authority as Acceptable Sureties on Federal Bonds and as Acceptable Reinsuring Companies" as published in Circular 570 (amended) by the Audit Staff Bureau of Accounts, U.S. Treasury Department.
Bidders must be qualified under Mississippi State law and possess a Certificate of Responsibility issued by the Mississippi State Board of Public Contractors in a classification such as (a) Highway,
Street and Bridge Construction, (b) Municipal and Public Works Construction, (c) Excavation, Grading & Drainage or another closely related classification. This Project is expected to exceed $50,000, therefore the Certificate of Responsibility Number shall be written on the outside of the sealed bid envelope. For electronic bids, the COR information must be submitted as the first page of the PDF attachment with the electronic bid submittal. For bids less than $50,000, a Certificate of Responsibility number is not required. Bidder shall note on the outside of the envelope containing the bid that the “bid is less than $50,000, CR No. not required”.
Mississippi has a reciprocal preference law, Mississippi Code 31-3-21 requires that a copy of any non-resident bidder’s current state law pertaining to its treatment of non-resident contractors be submitted at the time the bid is submitted, or that bid shall not be considered further.
No Bidder may withdraw his bid for a period of sixty (60) days after date of actual bid opening, without Owner's consent.
The Warren Count Port Commission reserves the right to reject any or all proposals received, to waive any informalities in the bids received, and to accept any proposal which is deemed most favorable to the Warren Count Port Commission
This Advertisement is issued by:
Owner: Warren County Purchasing Department
Date: Publish on Friday, September 9, 2022 and Friday, September 16, 2022