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17543.000 Taxilane Sierra Improvements #16239

Hancock County, MS - Stennis International Airpark (G-NR-E)


Accepting Bids

Prebid Date7/24/24 10:00am

Bid Date8/7/24 10:00am

Company & Contacts

Hancock County Port & Harbor Commission
Alex Davis, P.E. (Neel-Schaffer, Inc.)  

Electronic or sealed Bids for construction of Taxilane Sierra Improvements will be received by the Hancock County Port & Harbor Commission, located at 14054 Fred & Al Key Road, Kiln, Mississippi 39556,
until 10:00 A.M. Local Time, August 7, 2024, then bids will be publicly opened and read. Any bids received after the time and date specified will not be considered and will be returned.

All bids must be addressed to the HANCOCK COUNTY PORT & HARBOR COMMISSION of Hancock County,  Mississippi; marked “SEALED BID TO BE OPENED AT 10:00 A.M., AUGUST 7, 2024”, and specify the name of the bid project. If bid is submitted by mail, the address of the Hancock County Port & Harbor Commission is “14054 Fred & Al Key Road, Kiln, MS 39556”. If bid is hand-delivered, the street address of the Hancock County Port & Harbor Commission is”14054 Fred & Al Key Road, Kiln, MS 39556”.

When bids are submitted electronically, the same requirements for submitting sealed bids shall apply. Electronic bids shall be submitted online at and shall include a document on the first page stating the same language required on the face of the sealed envelope.

A Pre-Bid Meeting for this project will be held on Wednesday, July 24th, 2024, at 10:00 A.M., Local Time at the Stennis International Airport, 7250 Stennis Airport Road, Kiln, MS 39556. All perspective Bidders are invited to attend.

The project generally consists of:
The rehabilitation of Taxilane Sierra at Stennis International Airport. This work includes pavement removal, asphalt milling, asphalt paving, pavement markings, site grading, and other miscellaneous work.

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 Contractor will commence the work required by the CONTRACT DOCUMENTS within 10 calendar days after the date of the NOTICE TO PROCEED and Substantial Completion of the project will be obtained within 100 consecutive calendar days of the NOTICE TO PROCEED date unless the period for completion is extended otherwise by the CONTRACT DOCUMENTS. The Contractor shall be liable for the continued assessment of liquidated damages at $1,000.00 for each calendar day that the Contractor is in default in attaining Final Completion within the time stipulated as provided herein.

Bidder must be qualified under Mississippi Law and show current Certificate of Responsibility issued by the Mississippi State Board of Public Contractors establishing its classification as to the value and type of construction on which it is authorized to bid. Contractors submitting a written sealed bid must write their current Mississippi Certificate of Responsibility Number on  the outside of the sealed envelope containing their Bid as well as on their Bid. If the Bid is being submitted electronically through the Online Plan Room, the Mississippi Certificate of Responsibility Number must be included on the cover page and profile of the electronic bid submittal.

Proposals shall be submitted in duplicate, sealed and deposited with the Hancock County Port & Harbor Commission prior to the hour and date hereinbefore designated. No bidder may withdraw its bid within 60 days after the actual date of the opening thereof.

Each Bidder must deposit with his proposal, a Bid Bond in an amount equal to 5% (five) percent of its bid, payable to the Hancock County Port & Harbor Commission, as bid security. The successful bidder will be required to furnish a Payment  Bond and Performance Bond each in the amount of 100 percent of the contract amount.

Contract Drawings, Contract Specifications, Instructions to Bidders and Bidders Proposal forms are on file and open to public inspection in the office of the Hancock County Port & Harbor Commission, 14054 Fred & Al Key Road, Kiln, Mississippi. Bid documents are being made available via paper or digital copy. All interested bidders are required to log-in or register for an account at to view and order Bid Documents. All plan holders are required to have a valid email address for registration. Bid documents are non-refundable and must be purchased through this website. Questions regarding website registration and online orders should be directed to Plan House Printing at (228) 248-0181. Any questions that bidders might have should be directed to Neel-Schaffer, Inc., 3036 Longfellow Drive, Bay St. Louis, MS 39520 to the attention of Alex Davis or via email at

This contract is funded in whole or in part with HUD Community Development Block Grant Disaster Recovery funding through the Mississippi Development Authority and is subject to all applicable rules, regulations, conditions, and assurances as prescribed by the Mississippi Development Authority’s (MDA) Community Development's Block Grant Program, as well as the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development's Community Development Block Grants:  State's Program Final  Rule (24 CFR Part 570), and to each and every Federal and State Statute and guideline affecting the application for, receipt of, and expenditure of Community Development Block Grant funds. It is also subject to such further rules, regulations, and policies as may be reasonably prescribed by the State or Federal Government consistent with the purposes and authorization of P.L. 97-35 and P.L. 98-8.

This project is subject to Section 3 of the Housing and Community Development Act of 1968 (12 U.S.C. § 1701u) (“Section 3”). Section 3 requires that, to the greatest extent feasible, hiring, and contracting opportunities be afforded to low- and very low-income persons.

Davis-Bacon Act requirements apply to all construction activities under this contract.

Minority and women’s business enterprises are solicited to bid on this contract as prime contractors and are encouraged to  make inquiries regarding potential subcontracting opportunities and equipment, material and/or supply needs. All bidders must make positive efforts to use small and minority owned business and women business enterprises.

The Hancock County Port & Harbor Commission is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Minority and women’s business enterprises are solicited to bid on this contract as prime contractors and are encouraged to  make inquiries regarding potential subcontracting opportunities, equipment, materials and/or supply needs.

The Hancock County Port & Harbor Commission hereby notifies all Bidders that it will affirmatively ensure 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 Hancock County Port & Harbor Commission reserves the right to reject any and all bids and to waive any informalities or irregularities therein.

Blaine LaFontaine, Executive Director/CEO
Hancock County Port and Harbor Commission

July 4, 2024
July 11, 2024