ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS
You are invited to bid as a General Contractor for the Classification of Building Construction on a General Contract, THE WOMEN’S PAVILION MRI REPLACEMENT for St. Tammany Health System. All Bids shall be on a lump sum basis. Segregated Bids will not be accepted. St. Tammany Health System is owned and operated by St. Tammany Parish Hospital Service District No. 1 (“District or Owner”).
The Work includes, but is not limited to, all work required to complete the construction of “ ‘The Women’s Pavilion MRI Replacement’ for St. Tammany Health System”.
Bids will be received until 2:00 p.m. local time on Tuesday, March 15, 2022. Bids received after this time will not be accepted.
Bids will be on a lump sum basis.
Each bid shall be sealed in an opaque envelope hand-delivered or sent by registered or certified mail, return receipt request, addressed to: St. Tammany Parish Hospital Service District No. 1, St. Tammany Parish Hospital, 1202 South Tyler Street, Covington, Louisiana 70433, Attention: Randy Willett, Project Manager and shall be identified on the outside of the envelope with the Bidder’s name, return address, State Contractor’s License number, and with the words “Properly Licensed under La. R.S. 37:2150, et seq.”, and the words “ ‘THE WOMEN’S PAVILION MRI REPLACEMENT’ St. Tammany Parish Hospital, Covington, Louisiana”. If the sealed Bid is sent by mail, the sealed envelope shall be enclosed in a separate mailing envelope with the notation “SEALED BID ENCLOSED” on the face of the envelope. Hand delivered bids will be received in the Covington Conference Room at St. Tammany Parish Hospital.
Bids will be opened publicly and read aloud, immediately after time specified for Bids to be received, in the Madisonville Conference Room at St. Tammany Parish Hospital, 1202 South Tyler Street, Covington, Louisiana 70433.
ANY PERSON REQUIRING SPECIAL ACCOMMODATIONS SHALL NOTIFY SHARON TOUPS, CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER, ST. TAMMANY PARISH HOSPITAL, OF ACCOMMODATION REQUIRED NOT LESS THAN SEVEN DAYS BEFORE BID OPENING.
Bidding Documents may be obtained from the office of the Architect, fl+WB Architects, APC, on deposit of the sum of One Hundred Fifteen Dollars ($115.00), excluding shipping. This deposit for the first set of Bidding Documents will be refunded in full to Prime Bidders upon return of the Bidding Documents, including all Addenda, in good condition within ten days after receipt of bids. Deposits for subsequent sets of Bidding Documents and sets requested by Non-Prime Bidders shall be refunded, except that the cost of reproduction shall be deducted upon the return of such Bidding Documents, including all Addenda, in good condition within ten days after receipt of Bids. Bidding Documents will be shipped only if the requesting party makes all arrangements and assumes responsibility for all shipping charges.
Complete Bidding Documents are also available in electronic form. They may be obtained from City Blueprint & Supply Co. Plans are available for free download in the Project Plan Room at www.cityblueprint.com. Questions about this procedure may be directed to City Blueprint & Supply Co., 1904 Poydras Street, New Orleans, LA 70112; phone: 504-522-0387, Email: [email protected]
. Bid Documents may also be downloaded at www.centralbidding.com. Project specific questions shall be directed to the Designer: fl+WB Architects, APC, Becky Parks, 1404 Greengate Drive, Suite 101, Covington, LA 70433; phone: 985-893-4100; email: [email protected]
Partial sets of documents will not be made available.
Bidding Documents may be examined at:
St. Tammany Parish Hospital – Project Management1202 South Tyler Street
Covington, LA 70433
Office of the Architect:fl+WB Architects, APC
1404 Greengate Drive, Suite 101
Covington, LA 70433
A listing of known plan holders will be issued by Addendum to known plan holders and all identified plan rooms.
Each bid must be accompanied by bid security payable to the Owner in an amount equal to at least 5% of the highest total amount (including All Alternates) of the Bid. The bid security may be in the form of a Certified Check, Cashier’s Check or a Bid Bond meeting the requirements of the Bidding Documents. The Bid Bond shall be executed by the Bidder on AIA Bond Document A310, 2010 Edition. Bid Security shall be in the sealed envelope with the bid and shall be forfeited to the Owner as liquidated damages in the event the Bidder’s Bid is accepted, but the Bidder fails to enter into a contract with the Owner pursuant to the Bidding Documents (“Contract”) and furnish the required bonds and other required documents within ten days after the notice to the Bidder the Contract is ready for execution.
In submitting this Proposal, the Bidder agrees that the Bid will not be withdrawn for a period of forty-five (45) consecutive calendar days, after the date for receipt of bids, with the extensions of time as provided in the Bidding Documents, except Bids may be withdrawn during the limited period and under the limited conditions set forth in the La. R.S. 38:2214C and D.
The successful Bidder will be required to furnish and pay for satisfactory Performance Bond and Labor and Material Payment Bond in the amount of 100% of the Contract price, which bonds shall comply with the Bid Documents.
The Owner may reject any Base Bid in excess of $350,000 or all Bids and may reject a Bid not accompanied by the bid security, or may reject a Bid which is in any way incomplete or irregular, or may reject a Bid for just cause.
Bidders shall meet the requirements of the State of Louisiana Contractor’s Licensing Law La. R.S. 37:2151-2163.
Pursuant to the provisions of La. R.S. 38:2184, in making purchase of supplies, material or equipment, the General Contractor and all subcontractors shall give preference to supplies, material or equipment, produced or offered by Louisiana citizens, the cost and the quantity being equal.
Attention is called to the fact that the Contractor must insure that employees and applicants for employment are not discriminated against because of their race, color, religion, sex, origin, age, marital status, or disability.
A mandatory pre-bid conference will be held for Bidders at the Women Pavilion at 301 North Highway 190, Covington, LA 70433 at 10:00 am, on Thursday, the 3rd day of March 2022. All Prime Bidders are required to attend the entire pre-bid conference to be eligible to bid. Any prime Bidders arriving after the start of the pre-bid conference will not be considered in attendance, and will not be eligible to bid. Although not required, Non-Prime Bidders and material suppliers are urged to attend.
Bidders have the option to submit bids electronically in accordance with Louisiana Revised Statute 38:2212 A(1)(f)(i). Bids submitted electronically shall be submitted through CentralBidding, www.centralbidding.com. If submitting an electronic bid through CentralBidding an electronic Bid Bond must be submitted. For all questions regarding the electronic bidding process, call Central Bidding at 225-810-4814.
By Sharon Toups Advertisement dates:Chief Operating Officer February 16, 2022
St. Tammany Parish Hospital February 23, 2022
Service District No. 1 March 2, 2022
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A mandatory pre-bid conference will be held for Bidders at the Women Pavilion at 301 North
Highway 190, Covington, LA 70433 at 10:00 am, on Thursday, the 3rd day of March 2022.