Feb 9
Bid ended

13263.002 Laurel Sportsplex Expansion - Contract II

Laurel, MS (H-NR-E)


Bidding Closed

Bid Date2/9/21 10:00 am

Company & Contacts

Neel-Schaffer | Laurel

Kris Lightsey   601-649-1840

Engineer’s Estimate is $2 – $2.5 million.



Sealed bids will be received by the city of Laurel, Mississippi, located at 401 North 5th Avenue (Post Office Box 647), Laurel, Mississippi 39440, until 10:00 a.m., Local Time Tuesday, February 9, 2021, for supplying all labor and materials (as specified) necessary for the Laurel Sportsplex Expansion – Contract II.

The work generally consists of clearing, earthwork, waste relocation and clay cap construction, and construction of access roads and parking areas.

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.

Contract time shall be 290 consecutive calendar days from the effective date shown in the Notice to Proceed. Liquidated damages will be assessed in the amount of $1500 per day for each consecutive calendar day beyond the specified contract time.

Bidder must be qualified under Mississippi Law and show current Certificate of Responsibility issued by the Mississippi State Board of Public Contractors establishing his classification as to the value and type of construction on which he is authorized to bid.

Each Bidder shall write his Certificate of Responsibility Number on the outside of the sealed envelope containing his proposal.

Proposals shall be submitted in duplicate, sealed and deposited with the city of Laurel, Mississippi prior to the hour and date hereinbefore designated. Bids may also be submitted online prior to the hour and date designated at www.neel-schafferplans.com. The Contractor is fully responsible for the timely delivery of the sealed bids. No bidder may withdraw his bid within 90 days after the actual date of the opening thereof.

Each Bidder must submit with his proposal a separate attachment stating his qualifications to perform the work. The Statement of Qualifications shall list past projects of similar size and nature, a list of references with name and telephone number, a list of key personnel who will perform the work, and other information supporting the bidder’s qualifications.

Awarding public contracts to non-resident Bidders will be on the same basis as the non-resident bidder’s state awards contracts to Mississippi Contractors bidding under similar circumstances. In order to ensure that Mississippi’s so-called Golden Rule is followed state law requires a non-resident bidder to attach to his bid a copy of his resident state’s current laws pertaining to such state’s treatment of non-resident contractors.

Each Bidder must deposit with his proposal, a Bid Bond or Certified Check in an amount equal to five percent of his bid, payable to the city of Laurel, Mississippi, as bid security. Bidders shall also submit a current financial statement, if requested, by the city of Laurel, Mississippi. 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.

Bid documents are being made available via paper copy or pdf. Plan holders are required to log-in or 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 this website. Questions regarding website registration and online orders should be directed to our web support line at (662) 407-0193.

“Mississippi Standard Specifications for Road and Bridge Construction” (Current Edition) as referred to herein, may be purchased from the Mississippi Department of Transportation.

The city of Laurel 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.

The Engineer is Neel-Schaffer, Inc., 328 North Magnolia Street, Laurel, Mississippi 39440, (601) 649-1840, Fax No. (601) 649-1848.

The city of Laurel reserves the right to reject any and all bids and to waive any informalities or irregularities therein.

Johnny Magee, Mayor
City of Laurel, Mississippi


January 9, 2021
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