MERCER COUNTY AIRPORT AUTHORITY MERCER COUNTY AIRPORT BLUEFIELD, WEST VIRGINIA CONSTRUCT TAXIWAY CONTRACT NO. 1 FAA AIP NO. 3-54-0002-028-2015 MARCH 2015 ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS Sealed proposals will be received by the Mercer County Airport Authority, Mercer County Airport, 300 Markell Drive, Suite 201, Bluefield, West Virginia 24701-7349, or hand delivered to the Mercer County Airport Authority, Mercer County Airport, Bluefield, West Virginia until 1:30 P.M., April 23, 2015, for the following work: Contract No. 1 – Construct Taxiway The bid prices shall include the costs for furnishing labor and materials and performing all work set forth in the Advertisement for Bids, Information for Bidders, Form of Proposal, Standard General Conditions of the Construction Contract, Supplemental General Conditions and Detail Specifications and Drawings prepared by Chapman Technical Group. Immediately following the scheduled closing time for the reception of bids, all proposals which have been submitted in accordance with the required provisions will be publicly opened and read aloud. The work to be bid upon is generally described as follows: Contract No. 1 – Construct Taxiway The scope of the project involves removing a portion of the existing taxiway in order to construct a new taxiway intersection which terminates at the runway threshold. The project will include removing the existing pavement structure, performing site grading to construct the subgrade associated with the new alignment, constructing a new P-401 plant mix bituminous pavement asphalt section and re-configuring the airfield lighting and guidance sign system to reflect the changes in geometry, mobilization, and all other appurtenances required for a complete project as detailed in the construction plans and specifications prepared by Chapman Technical Group. Construction Time Limits – The Contractor will be required to achieve Substantial Completion within 30 calendar days and final completion and readiness for final payment within 45 calendar days of the effective date of the Notice to Proceed. Liquidated damages will be $3,000 per day for each day after the expiration of the construction time. Plans, Specifications and Contract Documents may be examined at the following places: Chapman Technical Group Mercer County Airport 43 East Main Street 300 Markell Drive, Suite 201 Buckhannon, WV 26201 Bluefield, WV 24701 Chapman Technical Group Contractors Association of WV 200 Sixth Avenue 2114 Kanawha Boulevard, East St. Albans, WV 25177 Charleston, WV 25311 McGraw-Hill Dodge Reports Virtual Plan Room: Phone: (501)-321-5406, Fax: (501)-625-3544 One (1) copy each of the Plans and Specifications may be obtained by each Bidder from the office of Chapman Technical Group, 43 East Main Street, Buckhannon, West Virginia 26201, telephone (304) 472-8914, upon payment of a non-refundable deposit of $150.00 each. Each prospective Bidder shall be required to purchase a minimum of one copy of the Bidding Documents and be subsequently included on the Engineer’s official bid register. They consist of plans, specifications and a bid submittal packet. The bid submittal packet provides an unbound copy and listing of the items which are to be submitted with the Bid. Bids received from Bidders not included on the official bid register will be declared non-responsive and returned to the Bidder. Each prospective Bidder must provide the following items as part of their bid submittal to be considered as a responsive bid. 1. West Virginia Contractor’s License 2. Contractor’s Statement of Qualifications (Evidence of Competency and Financial Responsibility) 3. Bid Bond Bidders are advised that a two envelope system will be used. Each bid must be submitted in a sealed main envelope containing the Bid Bond, WV Contractor’s License, Contractor’s Statement of Qualifications, and all other necessary documents as required on the bid opening checklist developed by the Engineer, and a separate sealed envelope inside the main envelope marked “Bid Proposal” containing the completed and signed bid (Form of Proposal). The main envelope will be opened first and if the Bid Bond, West Virginia Contractor’s License and Contractor’s Statement of Qualifications are included and appear to be in order, the envelope containing the bid will then be opened and publicly read aloud. If the required documents are not included as part of the bid submittal, the envelope containing the bid will not be opened and the bid will be considered non-responsive and will be returned to the Bidder. A Bidder may not withdraw his/her bid for a period of (90) days after the date set for opening of bids. Bids shall be accompanied by a certified check or bid bond payable to the Mercer County Airport Authority, Bluefield, West Virginia, in an amount not less than five percent (5{4ceb532c6f579389df471c6c1e832caf2346b74dc60fcbf6aabd4d29df3baf9c}) of the Base Bid. Bidders must comply with the Buy American preference requirements contained in 49 USC ?50101. Bidders are required to submit certifications of compliance with their bid. By submitting a bid, Bidders are certifying that neither it nor its principals are presently debarred or suspended by any Federal department or agency in accordance with 2 CFR Part 180 (Subpart C), 2 CFR Part 1200 or DOT Order 4200.5. By submitting a bid, Bidders are certifying that they are compliant with the Trade Restriction contract provisions contained in 49 CFR Part 30. Nondiscrimination in Employment Bidders on this work are required to comply with the President’s Executive Order Number 11246 and the provisions of executive order number 10925 as included therein. The requirements for Bidders and Contractors under this order are explained in the specifications. Bidders must comply with the minimum rates for wages for laborers and mechanics as determined by the Secretary of Labor in accordance with the provisions of the Davis Bacon Act. All prospective Bidders are encouraged to attend a Pre Bid Conference to be held at the Mercer County Airport, Bluefield, West Virginia, at 1:30 P.M., April 9, 2015, for the purpose of discussing the project and touring the site. The Authority has established a Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) Program in accordance with the requirements of the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT). As a recipient of funding from the DOT, the Authority signed an assurance to comply with the provisions of 49 CFR Part 26, “Participation by Disadvantaged Business Enterprise in DOT Programs.” This project, due to the amount of federal participation, requires the Contractor to meet a goal for Disadvantaged Business Enterprise participation of 2.55 percent (2.55{4ceb532c6f579389df471c6c1e832caf2346b74dc60fcbf6aabd4d29df3baf9c}). The Contractor will be required to justify the amount of DBE participation which will be utilized or that there was a good faith effort made to allow for DBE participation. It is the policy of the Authority that DBE’s, as defined in 49 CFR Part 26, shall have the maximum opportunity to participate in the performance of contracts assisted in whole or part by funds granted by the DOT. The Authority’s policies prohibit discrimination against any person because of race, color, sex, handicap, age, religion or national origin, in the award or performance of any contract subject to the requirements of 49 CFR Part 26. The Authority will require its employees, agents and Contractors to adhere to the provisions of this program. The Authority is an equal opportunity employer and will require the Contractors to adhere to the provisions of this program. The Mercer County Airport Authority reserves the right to reject any and all bids. MERCER COUNTY AIRPORT AUTHORITY BY: Clint Ransom, Airport Manager Chapman Technical Group P. O. Box 229 Buckhannon, West Virginia 26201