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Section 901 ADVERTISEMENT
Desoto County, MISSISSIPPI
Federal Aid Project No. STP-0499-00(005)LPA/106781/701000
The City of Southaven, Desoto County, Mississippi, will receive bids for the Construction of a Multi use Bike trail that connects Southaven Bike Trail - Central Park to Snowden Grove park in Southaven for a total project length of 3.85 miles, Federal Aid Project No. STP-0499-00(005) LPA/106781/701000 no later than 10:00 a.m., Local Time, January 23, 2019, at the Office of the City Clerk of the City of Southaven, Mississippi, at the Southaven City Hall, located at 8710 Northwest Drive, Southaven, Mississippi. All bids so received will be publicly opened and read aloud.
The work shall consist essentially of the following items:
Newly constructing (grade, drain, pave) 3.85 miles of bike trail beginning at the entrance to Central Park and generally following south along Tchulahoma Road to intersect with Central Parkway, thence east to intersect with Getwell Road, thence north to the Nail Road intersection, thence east terminating at the entrance of Snowden Grove Park, known as Federal Aid Project No. STP-0499-00(005)LPA/106871-701000, in the County of Desoto, State of Mississippi.
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 Southaven of Desoto 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:
8710 Northwest Drive, Southaven, Mississippi 38671.
Civil Link Office, 5779 Getwell Rd Bldg B, Southaven, Mississippi 38672
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 Southaven 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, 8710 Northwest Drive, Southaven, 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 Southaven at 662-280-6554 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 Southaven,
CITY OF SOUTHAVEN, DESOTO COUNTY
PUBLISH: December 20, 2018 and December 27, 2018