16205 GTRA General Aviation Area Water System
Prebid Date6/23/21 10:30 am
Bid Date7/14/21 1:30 pm
Company & Contacts
Neel-Schaffer | Birmingham
Josh Stump (205) 912-8549
Sealed bids for the “GENERAL AVIATION AREA WATER SYSTEM IMPROVEMENTS” to be performed at the Golden Triangle Regional Airport will be received at the Airport’s Administrative Boardroom at 2080 Airport Road, Columbus, MS 39701 by Michael Hainsey, Executive Director of the Golden Triangle Regional Airport Authority (the Owner), until 1:30 p.m. (Central Daylight Time) on the 14th day of July 2021, at which time and place they will be publicly opened and read aloud. Work will be that associated with the installation of a new 6-inch water line beginning just north of the Airport Terminal Building and extending to the existing backflow preventer near the entrance to Eurocopter at Airport Road (Hwy 791). Multiple smaller diameter service laterals will be extended from the new 6-inch line to various buildings throughout the proposed project area. New water meters, valves and fire hydrants will also be installed. The award of the contract will be based on the lowest qualified bid proposal. All work performed shall be in exact accordance with the Construction Plans, Technical Specifications (on file at the office of the said Owner), Proposals and Special Provisions, under the direct supervision
and to the entire satisfaction of the Owner and in accordance with the laws of the State of Mississippi.
Contractors must be qualified under Mississippi Law and be registered with the State of Mississippi as a
licensed general contractor capable of performing the required work. No contract shall be issued or
awarded to any contractor who does not have a current certificate of responsibility issued by the State of Mississippi in effect on the date of the bid opening.
CERTIFICATE OF RESPONSIBILITY: Each contractor submitting a bid in excess of $50,000.00
must show on his bid and on the face of the envelope containing the bid, his Certificate of
Responsibility Number, as required by Section 31-3-21 and 21-3-15, Mississippi Code of 1972. If
the bid does not exceed $50,000.00, a notation so stating must appear on the face of the envelope.
EVIDENCE: No bid will be opened, considered or accepted unless the above information is given
as specified. Non-resident contractors bidding on this project shall be required to have their Mississippi registration complete and a current certificate of responsibility number issued by the State of Mississippi in effect on the day of the bid opening. Any bid submitted in violation of this requirement shall be rejected. Each Bidder must deposit with his proposal, a Bid Bond or Certified Check in an amount equal to five percent (5%) of his bid, payable to the Golden Triangle Regional Airport, as bid security. The successful bidder will be required to furnish a Payment Bond and Performance Bond each in the amount of one hundred percent (100%) of the contract amount.
Additional information may be found in Title 31 (Public Business, Bonds and Obligations) of the 2015
Mississippi Code. One of several public links to that website is as follows:
No portion of the proposed project is expected to be within the secured perimeter of the airfield; therefore, FAA guidelines for work in Airport Operational Areas and in secured airfield areas will not apply to this project. However, public safety is of utmost concern and the contractor shall be familiar with traffic control in work zones where public interface will occur. Temporary signage, barricades, markings, etc. will comply with guidelines set forth in the federal Manual of Uniform Traffic Control Devices, latest edition.
A pre-bid conference for the project is planned for June 23rd, 2021 at 10:30 a.m. in the Airport Authority conference room, located in the Airport Terminal Building. While attendance is not mandatory, it is strongly recommended that prospective bidders attend the pre-bid conference(s). Any questions that bidders might have should be directed to the airport’s engineering consultant, Neel- Schaffer, Inc., Birmingham, Alabama, to the attention of Josh Stump, senior project manager. The engineer will receive questions related to this project until 5:00 p.m. on July 6, 2021, after which
additional questions will continue to be accepted, but without guarantee it/they will be answered before bid opening.
Bid documents are being made available via original paper copy or digital file. Plan holders are required
to register for an account at www.neel schafferplans.com 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 the website. Electronic bids shall be submitted at the planhouse website portal
www.neel-schafferplans.com. Questions regarding website registration and online orders please contact Plan House Printing at (662) 407-0193. The project is posted on the website as “16205 GTRA
GENERAL AVIATION AREA WATER SYSTEM IMPROVEMENTS”. Information may also be obtained from the following:
(a) Airport Authority Offices / Golden Triangle Regional Airport / 2080 Airport Road / Columbus,
Mississippi 39701 / telephone: 662-327-4422
(b) Neel-Schaffer, Inc. / Two Perimeter Park South / Suite 230E / Birmingham, Alabama 35243 /
telephone: 205-397-3800 / fax: 205-397-3900
© The Federal Aviation Administration / 100 West Cross Street / Suite “B” / Jackson-Evers
International Airport / Jackson, Mississippi 39208-2307 / telephone: 601-664-9900
Bidder’s attention is invited to Section 100 of the General Conditions and its referenced FAA materials
relative to Pre-award, Equal Employment Opportunity, and Requirements of Non-segregated Facilities. The Golden Triangle Regional Airport 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. Bids must be submitted on the Standard Form of Bid Proposal in a sealed envelope and deposited with the Golden Triangle Regional Airport prior to the hour and date designated. The successful bidder will be required to execute the Standard Form of Contract and Agreement. The Bidder shall guarantee to hold his
bid(s) good and may not withdraw his bid(s) for a period of sixty (60) calendar days after the scheduled closing time for receiving bids. The Authority reserves the right to reject any and all bids and to waive any and all informalities in the best interest of the Airport Authority.