2023-003MT North Veterans Memorial Blvd. Reese St. to Hamm St. #12789
Bid Date2/28/23 10:00am
Company & Contacts
City of Tupelo
John White (Engineering Solutions Inc.) 662.840.9063
Sealed or electronic bids for the construction of VETERANS BOULEVARD WIDENING, REESE STREET to HAMM STREET will be received by the City of Tupelo, Mississippi at City Hall, 71 East Troy St., 1st Floor Purchasing Office, Attn: Jennifer Shempert, until 10:00 a.m., on February 28, 2023 and then publicly opened and read aloud at the Tupelo City Council Chambers on 2nd floor. Electronic bids will be received until the date and time via electronic online submission through www.tupelomsbids.com.
Contract Documents, including Drawings and Specifications, may be viewed and/or purchased at www.tupelomsbids.com. Any questions regarding the website or obtaining bid documents should be directed to PH Bidding Group at 662-407-0193. Contract Documents, including Drawings and Specifications, may also be examined at the Tupelo City Hall (address above) or at Engineering Solutions, Inc. located at 1324 N Veterans Tupelo, MS.
This work consists of the widening of approximately 3/4 miles of North Veterans Boulevard from Reese Street to Hamm Street. The work will include but is not limited to earthwork, base construction, paving, pavement milling and striping. Defined quantities to be bid are specified in the Contract Documents.
Each bid submitted must be marked on the outside “Bid for NORTH VETERANS MEMORIAL BOULEVARD IMPROVEMENTS, REESE STREET to HAMM STREET – # 2023-003MT”. Any bid in excess of $50,000 must contain on the outside of the envelope the contractor’s current certificate of responsibility number, and no bid shall be opened or considered unless this number appears on the outside of the envelope or unless a statement is included on the outside of the envelope indicating that the bid enclosed does not exceed $50,000.
A satisfactory Bid Bond executed by the Bidder and an accepted Surety, a certified check, or bank draft payable to the City of Tupelo, Mississippi, on negotiable U.S. Government Bonds (at par value), shall be submitted with each bid in an amount equal to five percent (5%) of the total bid.
In the letting of public contracts, preference shall be given to resident contractors, and a nonresident bidder domiciled in a state having laws granting preference to local contractors shall be awarded Mississippi public contracts only on the same basis as the nonresident bidder’s state awards contracts to Mississippi contractors bidding under similar circumstances; and resident contractors actually domiciled in Mississippi, be they corporate, individuals, or partnerships, are to be granted preference over nonresidents in awarding of contracts in the same manner and to the same extent as provided by the laws of the state of domicile of the nonresident. When a nonresident contractor submits a bid for a public project, he shall attach thereto a copy of his resident state’s current law pertaining to such state’s treatment of nonresident contractors.
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.
The City of Tupelo is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and hereby notifies all Bidders will be afforded the full opportunities 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.
Bids may be held up to 90 days from the date of opening for review of bids and qualifications of bidders prior to Contract award. The City of Tupelo, MS reserves the right to reject any or all bids or to waive any informalities in the bidding.
Todd Jordan, Mayor
Kim Hanna, Chief Financial Officer
January 25, 2023 and February 01, 2023