Oct 29
Bids in
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13859 USM Union Plaza Renovation & Freedom Circle

Hattiesburg, MS (H-NR)


Accepting Bids

Prebid Date10/22/19 1:30 pm

Bid Date10/29/19 2:00 pm

Company & Contacts

Neel-Schaffer | Hattiesburg

Jennifer Nobles   601-545-1565


The University of Southern Mississippi Physical Plant Division will receive sealed proposals at the University of Southern Mississippi Physical Plant Department Conference Room in Hattiesburg, Mississippi until 2:00 p.m., local time, on Tuesday, October 29, 2019, for furnishing all labor, materials and equipment in connection with IHL# 208-337 – UNION PLAZA RENOVATION, as described in and reflected by the drawings and specifications prepared by Neel-Schaffer, Inc., 704 Hardy Street, Hattiesburg, Mississippi
39401, dated PLAN/SPEC DATE HERE, immediately after which time said sealed proposals shall be publicly opened and read.

A single contract shall be let for the complete project.

Plan Holders are required to register and order bid documents at www.neel-schafferplans.com. Bid documents are non-refundable and must be purchased through the website. All plan holders are required to have a valid email address for registration. Please contact Neel Schaffer, 704 Hardy Street, Hattiesburg, MS, 39401, 601-
545-1565 for questions regarding website registration and online orders. There will be a cost associated with obtaining the documents.

A pre-bid conference will be held Tuesday, October 22, at 1:30 P.M., in the Henderson Physical Plant Department Conference Room at The University of Southern Mississippi, Hattiesburg, Mississippi. All interested Contractors and Subcontractors are highly encouraged to attend.

Responses shall be submitted in duplicate upon the blank bid forms provided with the project manual and must be accompanied by bid security in the form of a 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 and payment bonds in the form and amount, and within the time specified. The bid bond, or the certified check, if used in lieu thereof, shall be payable unconditionally to the University of Southern Mississippi.

As an alternative to traditional sealed bids in envelopes, the University of Southern Mississippi is capable of receiving electronic bid responses. Should a vendor choose to submit their response electronically, please follow the instructions below using the following website: https://www.ms.gov/dfa/contract_bid_search/Home/Sell.

Bids on the project must be received on or before the time specified above, and no bid may be withdrawn after the scheduled closing time and date for the receipt of bids for a period of forty-five (45) days. All bids submitted must comply with the requirements of Chapter 3, Title 31 (Sections 31-3-1, et. seq.) of the Mississippi Code of 1972, as amended, and the performance of any contract awarded shall be bonded in accordance with Chapter 5, Title 31 of the Mississippi Code of 1972, as amended.

Bidders who are non-residents of the State of Mississippi must also comply with the provisions of Section
31-3-21(3) of the Mississippi Code of 1972, as amended.

The University of Southern Mississippi reserves the right to reject any or all bids on any or all projects and to waive informalities.

BY: Mr. Steve Ballew
TITLE: Director of Procurement and Contracts
The University of Southern Mississippi

Dates of Publication: September 29, 2019
October 6, 2019