NOTICE TO CONTRACTORS
Paper bids not exceeding a monetary value of $250,000 and electronic bids submitted through the BidExpress website for constructing or improving Route JJ, Job J9L1205L, Howell County and Route 14, Job J9L1205M, Douglas County, will be received by the Commission until 11:00 o’clock a.m. (prevailing local time) on 3/23/2012. Paper bids not exceeding a monetary value of $250,000 addressed to:
STATE OF MISSOURI, acting by and through THE MISSOURI HIGHWAYS AND TRANSPORTATION COMMISSION Jefferson City, Missouri
will be received at the office of the Secretary to the Commission in the Missouri Department of Transportation Central Office Building, 105 West Capitol Avenue, Jefferson City, Missouri.
The proposed work on J9L1205L includes: Seal Coat on the above state road from Rt. 160 to Rt. 142 near China, the total length of the improvement being 11.32 miles.
The proposed work on J9L1205M includes: Seal Coat on the above state road from Rt. 181 to Rt. 63 near West Plains, the total length of the improvement being 20.07 miles.
Combination bids will be Required on the following:
Route JJ, Job J9L1205L, Howell County Route 14, Job J9L1205M, Douglas County
Special Needs: If you have special needs addressed by the Americans with Disabilities Act, please notify Pamela Harlan, Secretary to the Commission, at (573) 751-2824 or through Missouri Relay System, TDD 1-800-735-2966, at least five (5) working days prior to the bid opening you plan to attend.
The wage rates applicable to this project have been predetermined as required by law and are set forth in the appendices. When federal wage rates are applicable and included, this contract is subject to the “Work Hours Act of 1962,” (P.L. 87-581, 76 State. 357) and implementing regulations.
By virtue of statutory authority, preference shall be given on other than Federal Aid Projects, to materials, products, supplies, provisions, and other articles, produced, manufactured, made or grown within the state of Missouri, where same are of a suitable character and can be obtained at reasonable market prices in the state and are of a quality suited to the purpose intended and can be secured without additional cost over foreign products or products of other states.
The commission hereby notifies all bidders that it will affirmatively insure that in any contract entered into pursuant to this advertisement, minority business enterprises will be afforded full opportunity to submit bids in response to this invitation and will not be discriminated against on the grounds of race, color, religion, creed, sex, age, ancestry, or national origin in consideration for an award.
Plans and specifications may be inspected in the offices of the Commission at Jefferson City, or the district engineer at Sikeston, Missouri. Plans may also be viewed on the Internet at http://modot.indoxservices.com/. Complete instructions to bidders and bidding documents may be obtained at the Jefferson City office. All questions concerning the bid document preparation shall be directed to the Central Office – Design Division at (573) 751-2876.
Bids must be on forms provided. The right is reserved to reject any or all bids.
THE MISSOURI HIGHWAYS AND TRANSPORTATION COMMISSION