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Comprehensive Airfield Drainage Improvements - Lowcountry Regional Airport (RBW) (20160208.00.CA)

The Walterboro-Colleton County Airport Commission is proposing to construct airfield drainage improvements throughout the existing property at Lowcountry Regional Airport. The improvements are to address the failure of the existing drainage system and erosion issues throughout the site.



Contact:   Sean Tyler
PreBid Date:   04/11/2018 02:00 PM EST
PreBid Info:   A non-mandatory pre-bid meeting will be held at the site on Wednesday, April 11, 2018 at 2:00 PM.

Company:   W. K. Dickson & Co., Inc.
Bid Date:   04/25/2018 02:00 PM EST
Bid Info:   Bids must be submitted in sealed envelopes with the Bidder's name, full mailing address, and SC General Contractor License Number shown as the return address. The sealed bid envelopes shall be clearly marked "Comprehensive Airfield Drainage Improvements - Lowcountry Regional Airport (RBW)" and will be accepted by the Walterboro-Colleton County Airport Commission, 537 Aviation Way, Walterboro, SC 29488, Attention: Rebecca Hill, until 2:00 PM, Wednesday, April 25, 2018. Bids will not be accepted after the above date and time. Bids submitted without the prescribed information may be rejected.

Project Location: Walterboro, SC

Public Notes:
For information regarding this project please contact:

Sean Tyler
W.K. Dickson & Co., Inc.
1320 Main Street; Suite 400 Columbia, SC 29210
Phone: 803-786-4261

The Contractor is responsible for obtaining all required building permits and for providing documents sealed by a South Carolina Professional Engineer as necessary.

It is anticipated that the contract award will be made to the lowest responsive and responsible bidder if an award is made.

All Bidders should be aware that the date, time, and location for Bid Submittal and Opening may be modified by Addendum.

Bids will not be considered unless the bidder is legally qualified under the provisions of the South Carolina Contractor's Licensing Law (South Carolina Code of Laws as amended on April 1, 1999, Chapter 11, Sections 40-11-10 through 40-11-428). Contractors shall have a classification of HY5. No bidder may withdraw the bid within 90 business days after the actual date of the opening and thereof.

Bids will not be considered unless sealed accompanied by a Bidder's Bond, for 5 percent (5%) of the amount of the bid. Bid Bond will be duly executed by the bidder as principal and having as surety thereon a surety company licensed to do business in the State of South Carolina. Successful bidder will be required to furnish a satisfactory Performance and Payment Bond each in the amount of 100% of the bid.

The selected bidder is required to make a good faith effort to aid the Commission in accomplishing its DBE goals. The attainment of goals established for this solicitation is to be measured as a percentage of the total dollar value of the contract. The goal the Owner has established for this contract is as follows: 14.03% for the Base Offer of the solicitation to be performed by DBE firms. It is assumed that material delivery by a DBE firm will be the most convenient method of meeting this goal.

The Commission reserves the right to accept or reject any and all responses, to waive technicalities and informalities, to negotiate further with the contractor of its choice, and to request additional information, to interview and to make an award deemed in its own best interest. All submittals shall become property of the City and is subject to the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) regulations.

The Owner will not accept or consider proposals from any contractor whose name, at the time of opening of bids or award, appears on the then-current list of ineligible contractors published by the Comptroller General of the United States under Section 5.6 (b) of the Regulations of the Secretary of Labor (29) CFR nor a proposal from any firm, corporation, partnership, or proprietorship in which an ineligible contractor who, at the time of the opening of bids or the award, is removed from the Department of Transportation's list of prequalified contractors.

Each bid shall be accompanied by a bid guaranty consisting of a cash deposit, or a certified check drawn on a bank or trust company insured by the FDIC, or a bid bond executed by a surety company licensed under the laws of South Carolina to execute such bonds. Such Bid guaranty shall be in an amount not less than 5% of the total amount of the bid and will be retained by the Owner as liquidated damages should the successful bidder fail to properly execute the Contract within ten (10) days after the award and to give satisfactory surety as required by law.

By submitting a bid, the Contractor certifies that he has under his direct control, or at his disposal, the men, equipment, and materials required to execute this work as specified. Lack of such control or availability of men, equipment, or materials shall constitute failure to properly execute the Contract. Performance and Labor and Material Payment Bonds will be required for 100% of the Contract price, with a surety or sureties legally authorized to do business in South Carolina.

A bid may be withdrawn only as provided by the applicable statutes of South Carolina. If a bid is withdrawn within 90 calendar days of the bid opening, the Bid Guaranty shall be forfeited. If the request to withdraw is made later than 72 hours after the opening of bids, and if the withdrawal is allowed by state and local law, the owner may return the bid guaranty at his option.

The project is conditioned upon the receipt of federal funding under provisions of the Airport and Airways Safety and Capacity Expansion Act of 1987 and most recently Wendell H. Ford Aviation Investment and Reform Act for 21st Century (AIR-21). Certain mandatory federal requirements apply to this solicitation and will be made part of any contract awarded.

1. Buy American Preference (Title 49 United States Code, Chap 501);
2. Foreign Trade Restriction (49 CFR Part 30);
3. Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (49 CFR Part 26);
4. 4. Davis-Bacon Act (29 CFR Part 5);
5. Equal Employment Opportunity (Executive Order 11246 and 41 CFR Part 60);
6. Goals for Minority and Female Participation (41 CFR Part 60-4.2);
7. Certification of Non-Segregated Facilities (41 CFR Part 60-1.8);
8. Debarment, Suspension, Ineligibility and Voluntary Exclusion (49 CFR Part 29).
9. Drug-Free Workplace Act of 1988 (41 USC 702-706).

NON-DISCRIMINATION CLAUSE: The requirements of 49 CFR Part 26, Regulations of the U.S. Department of Transportation, apply to this contract. It is the policy of the Commission to practice nondiscrimination based on race, color, sex, or national origin in the award or performance of this contract. All firms qualifying under this solicitation are encouraged to submit bids/proposals. Award of this contract will be considered upon satisfying the requirements of this bid specification. These requirements apply to all bidders/offerors, including those who qualify as DBE. A DBE contract goal of 14.03% has been established for this contract. The bidder/offeror shall make good faith efforts, as defined in Appendix A, 49 CFR Part 26 (Attachment 1), to meet the contract goal by utilizing DBEs in the performance of this contract.

The apparent successful bidder will be required to submit in the "Proposal" section of his bid the information concerning the DBE that will participate in this contract. This information will include: (1) the names, addresses and telephone numbers of South Carolina licensed DBE firms that will participate in the contract; (2) a description of the work that each DBE firm will perform; (3) the dollar amount of the participation of each DBE firm participating; (4) written documentation of the bidder/offeror's commitment to use a DBE subcontractor whose participation it submits to meet the contract goal; and (5) written confirmation from the DBE that it is participating in the contract as provided in the commitment made under (4).

If the bidder fails to achieve the contract goal stated herein, he will be required to provide documentation demonstrating that he made a good faith effort. The bidder's documentation shall be submitted in accordance with the provisions outlined in the Proposal.

The Owner reserves the right to reject any or all bids and to waive informalities and minor irregularities.

Job Purchase Information:
Bid Closed