Runway 5R-23L Rehabilitation Project, Construction Phase 4

by May 30, 2021

NOTICE TO BIDDERS

The Piedmont Triad Airport Authority will receive Bids for the Runway 5R-23L Rehabilitation Project, Construction Phase 4, in the Stanley Frank Board Room at the Piedmont Triad International Airport, until THURSDAY, JUNE 17, 2021 at 2:00 PM EDT, at which time and place all Bids received will be publicly opened and read aloud. Bids received after 2:00 PM EDT on THURSDAY, JUNE 17, 2021 will not be accepted.

The bid opening will be held virtually only.  A Zoom meeting will be scheduled for anyone wishing to attend the bid opening. Requests for invitation to the Zoom meeting must be emailed to Dfolmar@mbakerintl.com by 5:00 pm EDT on Tuesday, June 15th, 2021.  A link will be sent to all those wishing to attend on.  Attendance via Zoom is only for attendance at the bid opening and not for submission of the bids. All bids must be submitted to the Airport as described above.

The work may be generally described as bituminous runway pavement rehabilitation including mill and overlay and underdrain installation, construction of new runway shoulder and blast pad pavements, replacement of runway centerline and edge lighting systems, and pavement marking. Replacement of an FAA-owned MALSR system and relocation of an FAA-owned PAPI system are also included. The work items shall include, but not be limited to, erosion control items, demolition, grading, drainage, bituminous pavements, pavement marking, seeding, mulching, electrical and other incidental items necessary to complete the project.

Proposals must be submitted in sealed envelopes with the Bidder’s name, full mailing address, and General Contractor License Number, license expiration date, and license classification shown as the return address. Sealed envelopes shall be addressed to:

Alex Rosser, P.E.
Chief Operating Officer
Piedmont Triad Airport Authority
1000A Ted Johnson Parkway
Greensboro, NC 27409

All Contractors are hereby notified that they must have proper licenses under the state law for their trades. General Contractors are notified that applicable statutes of North Carolina will be observed in receiving and awarding general contracts.

Each bid shall be accompanied with a Bid Security equal to 5% of the combined amount of the Base Bid and all bid alternates in the form of a cash deposit, cashier’s or certified check or a Bid Bond. Contract Security in the form of 100% Performance and Payment Bonds will be required.

No Bid may be withdrawn after closing time for the receipt of Bids for a period of ninety (90) consecutive calendar days.

A Pre-Bid Conference Meeting will be held via web conference only on Thursday, June 3, 2021 at 10:00 AM EDT. The purpose of this meeting will be to familiarize the prospective bidders with the proposed project. The meeting will cover contract scope, security badging requirements, bid items, schedule requirements, and any questions from those in attendance. A representative of the Authority and the Engineer will be on hand to respond to questions from potential Bidders in attendance. Bidders wishing to attend the Pre-Bid Conference must request the invitation link to be able to access the meeting. Requests for the invitation link can be emailed to Dfolmar@mbakerintl.com .

Questions relating to the Contract and Contract Documents must be submitted in writing to the Engineer no later than 5:00 PM EDT on Tuesday, June 8, 2021. Questions should be emailed to Dfolmar@mbakerintl.com .  Only questions received in writing by the time indicated will be answered.

Bidding and Contract Documents may be obtained via eftp link by sending an email request to Dfolmar@mbakerintl.com . Physical copies of the Bidding and Contract documents may be purchased at Michael Baker Engineering, Inc., 300 Centreport Drive, Suite 350, Greensboro, NC upon payment of a fee of $125.00, which covers the cost of shipping and is non-refundable. Contact Cindy Toal at (336) 931-1500 or cindy.toal@mbakerintl.com between 9 am and 4 pm, Monday through Friday to make arrangements to purchase documents.

Certain mandatory federal requirements apply to this solicitation and will be made a part of any contract awarded including, without limitation:

 a.  Buy American Preference (Title 49 United States Code, Chap 501);
 b.  Foreign Trade Restriction (49 CFR Part 30);
 c.  Davis-Bacon Act (29 CFR Part 5);
 d.  Equal Employment Opportunity (Executive Order 11246 and 41 CFR Part 60);
 e.  Certification of Non-Segregated Facilities (41 CFR Part 60-1.8);
 f.   Debarment, Suspension, Ineligibility and Voluntary Exclusion (49 CFR Part 29).
 g.   Copeland Act, 29 CFR Part 3.
 h.   Contract Work Hours and Safety Standards Act.
  i.    Disadvantaged Business Enterprises participation 49 CFR Part 26 will be required as described in Subpart D of Regulation 49 CFR Part 26, and all pertinent amendments. The DBE goal is 11.3%.
  j.    Executive Order 13998 “Promoting COVID-19 Safety in Domestic and International Travel”.
  k.   Assurances under Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.
  l.    Byrd Anti-Lobbying Amendment (Title 31 United States Code, 1352).
m.   Procurement of Recovered Materials (2 CFR 200.322).

Notice of Requirement for Affirmative Action

1.  The Offeror’s or Bidder’s attention is called to the “Equal Opportunity Clause” and the “Standard Federal Equal Employment Opportunity Construction Contract Specifications” set forth herein.

2.  The goals and timetables for minority and female participation, expressed in percentage terms for the Contractor’s aggregate workforce in each trade on all construction work in the covered area, are as follows:

Timetables:
Goals for minority participation for each trade
16.4%

Goals for female participation in each trade
6.9%

These goals are applicable to all the Contractor’s construction work (whether or not it is Federal or federally assisted) performed in the covered area. If the Contractor performs construction work in a geographical area located outside of the covered area, it shall apply the goals established for such geo-graphical area where the work is actually performed. With regard to this second area, the Contractor also is subject to the goals for both its Federally involved and non-federally involved construction.

The Contractor’s compliance with the Executive Order and the regulations in 41 CFR Part 60-4 shall be based on its implementation of the Equal Opportunity Clause, specific affirmative action obligations required by the specifications set forth in 41 CFR 60-4.3(a), and its efforts to meet the goals. The hours of minority and female employment and training shall be substantially uniform throughout the length of the contract, and in each trade, and the Contractor shall make a good faith effort to employ minorities and women evenly on each of its projects. The transfer of minority or female employees or trainees from contractor to contractor or from project to project, for the sole purpose of meeting the Contractor’s goals, shall be a violation of the contract, the Executive Order, and the regulations in 41 CFR Part 60-4.  Compliance with the goals will be measured against the total work hours performed.

3.   The Contractor shall provide written notification to the Director, OFCCP, within 10 working days of award of any construction subcontract in excess of $10,000 at any tier for construction work under the contract resulting from this solicitation. The notification shall list the name, address, and telephone number of the subcontractor; employer identification number of the subcontractor; estimated dollar amount of the subcontract; estimated starting and completion dates of subcontract; and the geographical area in which the subcontract is to be performed.

4.   As used in this notice and in the contract resulting from this solicitation, the “covered area” is Guilford County, North Carolina.

Each Bidder must be properly licensed under Chapter 87, General Statutes of North Carolina (G.S. 87-15).

The requirements of 49 CFR Part 26 apply to this contract. It is the policy of the Piedmont Triad Airport Authority to practice nondiscrimination based on race, color, sex or national origin in the award or performance of this contract. The Piedmont Triad Airport Authority encourages participation by all firms qualifying under this solicitation regardless of business size or ownership.

Each Bidder shall certify, by submission of a proposal, that neither it nor its principals is presently debarred, suspended, proposed for debarment, declared ineligible, or voluntarily excluded from participation in this transaction by any Federal department or agency or the State of North Carolina.

The Piedmont Triad Airport Authority, in accordance with the provisions of Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (78 Stat. 252, 42 U.S.C. §§ 2000d to 2000d-4) and the Regulations, hereby notifies all bidders that it will affirmatively ensure that any contract entered into pursuant to this advertisement, disadvantaged business enterprises will be afforded full and fair 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 Piedmont Triad Airport Authority reserves the right to waive any informalities or irregularities in or to reject any or all Bids and to award or refrain from awarding the Contract for the work, whichever the Authority deems to be in its best interest.

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