Sealed bids for the construction of the following project will be received by the Greater Lafourche Port Commission, P. O. Box 490, 16829 East Main Street, Galliano, Louisiana 70354, until 10:00 A.M. local time, October 14, 2014, at which time and place bids will be publicly opened and read. No bids will be received after 10:00 A.M.
STATE PROJECT NO:
PORT IMPROVEMENTS TO:
NORTHERN EXPANSION PHASE II, SLIP C, PART A
SWEEP DREDGING (PHASE II OF SPN H.010153)
TYPE OF CONSTRUCTION:
APPROXIMATELY 170,950 CUBIC YARDS OF CHANNEL EXCAVATION
THE BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS
GREATER LAFOURCHE PORT COMMISSION
P. O. BOX 490
16829 EAST MAIN STREET
GALLIANO, LOUISIANA 70354
5% of the Amount of Bid Payable to GREATER LAFOURCHE PORT COMMISSION
J. WAYNE PLAISANCE, INC.
P.O. DRAWER 730
GALLIANO, LA 70354
Bids must be submitted on the forms provided by the Contracting Agency, must be prepared in accordance with Section 2 of the 2009 Edition of the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development, Office of Public Works and Intermodal Transportation, General Provisions and must include all the information required by the bid form. Bid forms are available from the Engineer and will not be issued later than 24 hours prior to the time set for opening the bids. Each bid shall include a proposal guaranty in an amount not less than specified above.
The bid documents for this project are posted on centralbidding.com. To view, download, and receive bid notices/updates by e‑mail, prospective bidders will have to register with Central Auction House (www.centralauctionhouse.com). Bidders will have the option to submit their bids & bid bonds electronically or by paper copy. If a bid is submitted electronically, Bidder shall enclose a copy of their proposal guaranty (bid bond, certified check, or cashier’s check) with the electronic submission. The original proposal guaranty shall be delivered to the Owner within 48 hours of bid opening.
The contract will be awarded to the lowest responsible bidder without discrimination on grounds of race, color, sex or national origin. Disadvantaged businesses will be afforded full opportunity to submit bids.
Plans and specifications may be seen at the Engineer's office. Plans may be obtained from the Engineer upon payment of $100.00 . In accordance with R.S. 38:2212 A(1)(e), deposits on the first set of documents furnished bona fide prime bidders will be fully refunded upon return of the documents, deposits on any additional sets will be refunded less the actual costs of reproduction. Refunds will be made upon return of the documents if within ten days after receipt of bids.
The award of a contract, if awarded, will be made to the lowest qualified bidder whose proposal complies with all requirements prescribed within 45 calendar days after opening proposals. However, when the contract is to be financed by bonds which are required to be sold after receipts of bids, or when the contract is to be financed in whole or part by federal or other funds not available at the time bids are received, the time will not start until receipt of federal and/or state concurrence or concurrence of the other funding source. Award will be within 30 calendar days after the sale of bonds or receipt of concurrence in award from federal and/or state agency or other funding source. The successful bidder will be notified by letter mailed to the address shown in the proposal that the bidder is awarded the contract.
The award of a contract for projects financed either partially or entirely with State bonds will be contingent on approval by the State Bond Commission.
On projects involving federal funds the award of contract will also be contingent upon concurrence by the appropriate federal agency.
On projects involving state funds the award of contract will also be contingent upon concurrence by the appropriate state agency.
The right is reserved to reject bids and waive informalities.
BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS
GREATER LAFOURCHE PORT COMMISISON
September 3 , 2014
Please be advised that on Tuesday, September 30, 2014, at 10:00 a.m., the Greater Lafourche will host a pre bid conference for the Port Improvements Phase II, Slip C, Part A, Sweep Dredging project. The pre bid conference will be held at the Port Operations Center located at 108 A O Rappelet Road (Louisiana Highway 3090), in Fourchon, LA. Attendance is not mandatory, but all interested parties are encouraged to attend.