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Sealed bids for the construction of the following project will be received by the Morgan CityHarbor and Terminal District, 800 Youngs Road, Morgan City, Louisiana70380 until 2:00 PM on Friday, November 12, 2010, at which time bids will be publicly opened and read.  No bids will be received after 2:00 PM


STATE PROJECT NR:                      571-51-0028 (323)


LOCATED IN:                                     ST. MARY

TYPE OF CONSTRUCTION:           Steel Sheetpile Bulkhead, Mooring Bollards and Concrete Crane Pad

                                                             800 YOUNGS ROAD (P.O. BOX 1460)
                                                             MORGAN CITY, LOUISIANA70380

ESTIMATED COST:                          $3,625,000
PROPOSAL GUARANTY:                5% of the Amount of Bid

Payable to Morgan CityHarbor and Terminal District

ENGINEER:                                        T. BAKER SMITH, INC.

P.O. BOX 2266, HOUMA, LA70361  

(985) 868-1050 Phone




Bids must be submitted on the forms provided by the Contracting Agency, must be prepared in accordance with Section 2 of the 2009 Edition of the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development, Office of Public Works and Intermodal Transportation, General Provisions and must include all the information required by the bid form. Bid forms are available from the Engineer and will not be issued later than 24 hours prior to the time set for opening the bids.  Each bid shall include a proposal guaranty in an amount not less than specified above.


The contract will be awarded to the lowest responsible bidder without discrimination on grounds of race, color, sex or national origin.  Disadvantaged businesses will be afforded full opportunity to submit bids.


Plans and specifications may be seen at the Engineer's office.  Plans may be obtained from the Engineer upon payment of $100.00.  In accordance with R.S. 38:2212 A(1)(e), deposits on the first set of documents furnished bona fide prime bidders will be fully refunded  upon return of the documents, deposits on any additional sets will be refunded less the actual costs of reproduction.  Refunds will be made upon return of the documents if within ten days after receipt of bids.


A non-mandatory prebid conference for this project will be held at 10:00 am Central Time, October 26, 2010 at the Morgan CityHarbor and Terminal District offices, 800 Youngs Road, Morgan City, Louisiana70380. 


The award of a contract, if awarded, will be made to the lowest qualified bidder whose proposal complies with all requirements prescribed within 45 calendar days after opening proposals.  However, when the contract is to be financed by bonds which are required to be sold after receipts of bids, or when the contract is to be financed in whole or part by federal or other funds not available at the time bids are received, the time will not start until receipt of federal and/or state concurrence or concurrence of the other funding source.  Award will be within 30 calendar days after the sale of bonds or receipt of concurrence in award from federal and/or state agency or other funding source.  The successful bidder will be notified by letter mailed to the address shown in the proposal that the bidder is awarded the contract.


The award of a contract for projects financed either partially or entirely with State bonds will be contingent on approval by the State Bond Commission.


On projects involving federal funds the award of contract will also be contingent upon concurrence by the appropriate federal agency.


On projects involving state funds the award of contract will also be contingent upon concurrence by the appropriate state agency.


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The Morgan CityHarbor and Terminal District reserves the right to reject any and all bids, adjust quantities by increasing or decreasing and to waive all informalities.


Jerry Hoffpauir

Executive Director

Morgan CityHarbor and Terminal District



Adv.       October 18, 2010

              October 27, 2010

               November 2, 2010


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