Rankin County, MISSISSIPPI
Federal Aid Project No. STP-0013-00(053) LPA/108159-701000
The City of Brandon, Rankin County, Mississippi, will receive bids for the construction of a multi-use trail, pedestrian bridge and drainage for Federal Aid Project No. STP-0013-00(053) LPA/108159-701000 no later than 10:00 a.m., Local Time, September 25, 2020, at the Office of the City Clerk located at 1000 Municipal Drive, Brandon, Mississippi. All bids so received will be publicly opened and read aloud.
The work shall consist essentially of the following items:
Construction of a multi-use trail, pedestrian bridge, sidewalk and drainage improvements. All other related items of work required to complete the project as shown and specified in the Contract Documents.
The above general outline of features of the work does not in any way limit the responsibility of the contractor to perform all work and furnish all plant, labor, equipment and materials required by the specifications and the drawings referred to therein.
The attention of bidders is directed to the Contract Provisions governing selection and employment of labor. Minimum wage rates for Federal-Aid projects have been predetermined by the Secretary of Labor and are subject to Public Law 87-581 Work Hours Act of 1962, as set forth in the Contract Provisions.
The City of Brandon, Rankin County hereby notifies all Bidders that it will affirmatively insure that in any contract entered into pursuant to this advertisement, disadvantaged and women’s business enterprises will be afforded the full opportunity to submit bids in response to this invitation and will not be discriminated against on the grounds of race, color, or national origin in consideration for an award.
The award of this contract will be contingent upon the Contractor satisfying the DBE/WBE requirements.
The contract Documents are on file and may be examined at the following locations:
1. 1000 Municipal Drive, Brandon, Mississippi, 39042.
2. Benchmark Engineering & Surveying, LLC 101 Highpointe Court, Suite B, Brandon, Mississippi 39042
Plans, Proposal and Contract Documents can be acquired from Benchmark Engineering & Surveying, LLC. 101 Highpointe Court, Suite B, Brandon, Mississippi. These documents are available at a cost of $150, which is non-refundable. Documents will be shipped upon receipt of payment.
Each bid shall be accompanied by a Cashier’s check, 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 five percent (5%) of the total bid price, payable to the City of Brandon as bid security. Bidders shall also submit a current financial statement, if requested by the City. The successful bidder will be required to furnish a Performance Bond and a Payment bond each in the amount of one hundred percent (100%) of the contract amount.
The proposal and contract documents in its entirety shall be submitted in a sealed envelope and deposited with the City Clerk, 1000 Municipal, Brandon, Mississippi prior to the hour and date above designated. No stripped bids will be accepted.
Bidders choosing to submit electronically are required to contact the City of Brandon at (601) 825-5021 for information regarding electronic bidding requirements.
Work to be performed shall be in accordance with the “Mississippi State Highway Standard Specifications for Road and Bridge Construction, 2017”, together with all amendments and/or special provisions and/or addenda to the standards duly approved and adopted, unless otherwise noted in these specifications.
The attention of Bidders is directed to the provisions of Subsection 102.07 pertaining to irregular proposals and rejection of bids.
CITY OF BRANDON
RANKIN COUNTY, MISSISSIPPI
BY: BUTCH LEE, MAYOR
CITY OF BRANDON, RANKIN COUNTY
PUBLISH: August 26 , 2020 and September 2 , 2020