May 11
Bid ended

15575 GTRA Runway Lighting System - HIRL / LED

Columbus, MS (T-NR-E)


Bidding Closed

Prebid Date4/23/20 10:30 am

Bid Date5/11/20 10:30 am

Company & Contacts

Neel-Schaffer | Birmingham

Joshua Stump   205-616-5644

Sealed bids for the RUNWAY LIGHTING SYSTEMHIRL / LED to be performed at the Golden Triangle Regional Airport will be received at the Airport by Michael Hainsey, Executive Director of the Golden Triangle Regional Airport Authority (the Owner), until 10:30 a.m. (Central Daylight Time) on the
11th day of May 2020, at which time and place they will be publicly opened and read aloud.

The work will be that associated with the removal of the existing runway high intensity edge and threshold lights and the replacement with new high intensity LED lights. New LED taxiway edge lights will be removed and replaced for all taxiway lights located within the runway safety area (RSA). All lights included in this project will include the installation of new base cans and 2-inch conduit. All work will be accomplished in accordance with current FAA design requirements, or local county regulation, whichever is more stringent.

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.

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.

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:

The proposed project work 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 apply to this project. 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 April 23, 2020 at 10:30 a.m. Due to COVID-19 “stay at home” and other public meeting mandates, the pre-bid conference will be held via a teleconference. Prospective bidders can dial 1-877-431-8639 (PIN no. 982-713-9178) to participate. Participation in the teleconference is not mandatory, but it is highly recommended that prospective bidders participate in the pre-bid teleconference.

Any questions that bidders might have should be directed to the airport’s engineering consultant, Neel- Schaffer, Inc., Birmingham, Alabama, to the attention of Joshua Stump, project engineer. The engineer will receive questions related to this project until 12:00 noon on May 5, 2020, after which additional questions will continue to be accepted, but without guarantee it/they will be answered before bid opening.

The Contract Documents (Specifications, Proposal Forms, etc.) may be examined and/or purchased at the following website:

Printed or electronic (pdf) versions are available to be ordered through the website. The project is posted on the website as “15575 GTRA Runway Lighting System – HIRL / LED”.

Bids must be submitted on the Standard Form of Bid Proposal and 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.

Dates of Advertisement: April 12 and 19, 2020