ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS – NOTICE TO CONTRACTORS
City of Jackson Bridge Rehabilitation Project
Beasley Road Bridge Replacement
PROJECT NO. 19B4501.201
Sealed bids will be received by the City of Jackson, Mississippi, until 3:30 P.M. CST, Tuesday, September 24, 2019 at the City Clerk’s Office located at 219 S. President St., for supplying all labor, materials and equipment as required under the plans and specifications for the construction of City of Jackson Bridge Rehabilitation Project Beasley Road Bridge Replacement, City Project No. 19B4501.201. Please address envelope to City Clerk, P.O. Box 17, Jackson, MS 39205.
The entire project must be completed within (60) calendar days. The contract will be subject to liquidated damages in the amount of five hundred dollars ($500.00) per calendar day for each consecutive calendar day in which the contract time is exceeded.
The City of Jackson is committed to the principle of non-discrimination in public contracting. It is the policy of the City of Jackson to promote full an equal business opportunity for all persons doing business with the City. As a precondition to selection, each contractor, bidder or offeror shall submit a completed and signed Equal Business Opportunity (EBO) ordinance. Failure to comply with the City’s ordinance shall disqualify a contractor, bidder or offeror from being awarded an eligible contract. For more information on the City of Jackson’s Equal Business Opportunity Program, please contact the office of Economic Development at (601) 960-1856. Copies of the ordinance, EBO Plan Applications and a copy of the Program are available at 200 South President Street, Warren Hood Building, Second Floor, Jackson, Mississippi.
The City of Jackson, Mississippi (“City of Jackson”) is committed to cultivating and ensuring the quality of life of its citizens, through various programs, employment, initiatives, and assistance. The City encourages all persons, corporations, and/or entities doing business within the City, as well as those who seek to contract with the City on various projects and/or conduct business in the City to assist the City in achieving its goal by strongly considering City residents for employment opportunities.
The City of Jackson hereby notifies all bidders that in compliance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended, 42 U.S.C. 2000d to 2000d-4 that all bidders will be afforded full opportunity to submit bids in response to this invitation and will not be discriminated against on the grounds of race, color, national origin, sex, or disability in consideration for an award.
Contract Drawings, Contract Specifications, and Proposals forms are on file and open to public inspection on the 4th floor (Engineering Division) of the Warren Hood Building located at 200 South President Street, Jackson, MS 39205. One (1) copy of the Plans, Specifications, and Contract Documents may be procured at the office of the Engineer between the hours of 8 am and 5 pm, local time, Monday through Friday or by appointments, upon payment of $100.00 dollars for each set, which will not be refunded. Checks are to be made payable to the Engineer. The Engineer is Crown Engineering, PLLC, 5269 Keele Street, Suite C, Jackson, Mississippi 39206; (601) 713-4346. For technical questions, please contact Calvin L. Dean, P.E. at Crown Engineering, PLLC. The Standard Specifications adopted by the City Council may be procured from the Department of Public Works, if desired upon payment of $5.00 dollars for each specification.
A Pre-Bid Conference will be held September 4, at 9:00 AM. local time, in the 5th floor conference room of the Warren Hood Building, 200 South President Street, Jackson, Mississippi. All potential contractors, subcontractors, and other interested parties are encouraged to attend.
“Official bid documents can be downloaded from Central Bidding at www.centralbidding.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.”
Bidders must be qualified under Mississippi law and possess a certificate of responsibility issued by the Mississippi State Board of Contractors establishing its classification as to the value and type of construction on which it is authorized to bid. Each bidder must deposit with its proposal, a bid bond or certified check in an amount equal to five percent (5%) of the total bid for the work, payable to the City of Jackson, as the bid security.
The successful bidder shall furnish a Performance Bond and Payment Bond each in the amount of one hundred percent (100%) of the contract amount awarded. Attorneys-in-fact who sign Bid Bonds or Payment Bonds and Performance Bonds must file with each bond a certified and effective dated copy of their power of attorney.
Each bidder must submit with his bid a separate attachment stating his qualifications to perform the work. The Statement of Qualifications shall list projects of similar size and nature, a list of references with name and telephone number, a list of key personnel who will perform the work, and other information supporting the bidder’s qualifications. Failure to provide this information will cause the Contractor’s proposal to be rejected by the owner as non-responsive.
Proposals shall be submitted in triplicate, sealed and deposited with the City of Jackson’s City Clerk prior to the hour and date designated above. Each bidder shall write its certificate of responsibility number on the outside of the sealed envelope containing its proposal. No bidder may withdraw his bid within 90 days after the actual date of the opening thereof.
The City of Jackson reserves the right to reject any and all bids and to waive any and all informalities
Robert K. Miller
Department of Public Works
Publication Dates: August 22; August 29, 2019
Pre-Bid Date: September 4, 2019
Bid Opening Date: September 24, 2019
Publication: Jackson Advocate