22-044-B U.S. Highway 11, Mad Dog Way, and Dacetown Road Improvements #14423
Bid Date11/16/23 9:00am
Company & Contacts
The Jones County Board of Supervisors will receive sealed bids at the office of the Economic Development Authority of Jones County, located at 112 Base Drive, Laurel, Mississippi, 39440, until 9:00 a.m. on Thursday, November 16, 2023 for furnishing all labor, materials, and equipment in connection with: U.S. HIGHWAY 11, MAD DOG WAY & DACETOWN ROAD IMPROVEMENTS ENGINEER’S PROJECT NO. 22-044-B CDBG PROJECT NO. 1139-22-034-ED-01 DIP PROJECT NO. 439 ELLISVILLE, MS as described in and reflected by the plans and specifications prepared by Pickering Engineering Services, PLLC, Laurel, Mississippi, dated October, 2023, immediately after which time said sealed bids shall be publicly opened and read.
All bids shall be directed to the attention of Danielle Ashley, Chairperson, Jones County and City of Ellisville Regional Economic Development Alliance, with the outside of the envelope marked "Bid Proposal for U.S. Highway 11, Mad Dog Way & Dacetown Road Improvements.” Contractor shall indicate certificate of responsibility number on the outside of the envelope.
The plans, specifications, and contract documents can be viewed and obtained online at www.phbidding.com. By use of the website, the plan holders shall have the option of obtaining physical copies of the plans and specifications and shall have the opportunity to submit an official bid online.
Bids must be accompanied by bid security in the form of certified check or acceptable bid bond in an amount equal to at least five percent (5%) of the base bid. Said security to be forfeited, as liquidated damages, not penalty, by a bidder who may be awarded the contract, but who fails to carry out the terms of the proposal, execute the contract, and post the required performance bond in the form, amount, and time specified. The bid security shall be payable unconditionally to the Jones County Board of Supervisors. The successful bidder must comply with Section 3 of the HUD Act of 1968 and its associated regulations (24 C.F.R., Part 75). CDBG regulations governing the grant require that, to the greatest extent feasible opportunities for contracting, subcontracting, training and employment arising in connection with this CDBG project will be extended to Section 3 businesses, Targeted Section 3 Workers and Section 3 Workers. Minority and Woman Owned Business Enterprises are solicited to bid on this contract as prime contractors and are encouraged to make inquiries regarding potential subcontracting opportunities, equipment, material and/or supply needs.
Jones County is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and hereby notifies all bidders 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, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual preference, marital or veteran status, or any other legally protected status in consideration for an award.
The successful bidder must comply with the Davis-Bacon Act which requires that all laborers and mechanics shall be paid at rates not less than those determined by the Department of Labor to be prevailing for the locality in which the project is located. Award of the contract, if it is awarded, will be to the lowest responsible bidder whose qualifications indicate that the award will be in the best interest of the Jones County Board of Supervisors.
The Jones County Board of Supervisors reserves the right to reject any and all bids and to waive informalities. The attention of Bidders is directed to the State and Federal laws governing selection and employment of labor. No bidder may withdraw his bid within 60 days after the date of opening thereof.
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