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22276 Claiborne County Erosion Control Repairs (NRCS): Curtis Luster Road #2 #15619

Claiborne County, MS (G-NR-E)


Accepting Bids

Bid Date5/20/24 10:00am

Company & Contacts

Waggoner Engineering
Jamie Mcinnis  

Notice is hereby given that the Claiborne County Board of Supervisors will receive sealed bids from qualified bidders for the project identified as Claiborne County Erosion Control Repairs (NRCS): CURTIS LUSTER ROAD #2. The project includes drainage improvements and bank stabilization as indicated in the drawings, specifications, and other contract documents. The above general outline of features of work does not in any way limit the responsibility of the Contractor to perform all work and furnish all parts, labor, equipment, and materials required by the specifications and the drawings referred to therein.

The contract time for the work included in this contract is Ninety (90) Calendar Days. The Contract will be subject to liquidated damages of six hundred dollars ($600) per calendar day for each day in default after the stipulated completion date. The contract time will begin on the date specified in the written Notice to Proceed.

Deadline for receipt of Bids is 10:00 a.m. local time on Monday, May 20, 2024. Bids will be received at the Claiborne County Board of Supervisors at the office of the County Administrator, 510 Market Street, Port Gibson, MS 39150. Bidders are cautioned that the Purchasing Department does not receive the daily U.S. Mail on or before 10:00 a.m. Bids will be time-stamped upon receipt according to Purchasing Department’s time clock. Bids received after the stated deadline will not be considered. All bids properly received will be publicly opened and read aloud.

Electronic bids can be submitted at Official bid documents can be downloaded from Central Bidding. Interested contractors can register as a vendor for free at and download plans. Electronic bids are due at the same time and date as sealed bids. For any questions relating to the electronic bidding process, please call Central Bidding at 225-810-4814. Any addenda issued shall be posted at Contractors are responsible for final check of addenda at the site prior to bid submission.

Bidders must be qualified under Mississippi State law and possess a Certificate of Responsibility issued by the Mississippi State Board of Public Contractors in a classification such as (a) Highway, Street and Bridge Construction, (b) Municipal and Public Works Construction, (c) Excavation, Grading & Drainage or another closely related classification. This Project is expected to exceed $50,000, therefore the Certificate of Responsibility Number shall be written on the outside of the sealed bid envelope. For electronic bids, the COR information must be submitted as the first page of the PDF attachment with the electronic bid submittal. For bids less than $50,000, a Certificate of Responsibility number is not required. Bidder shall note on the outside of the envelope containing the bid that the “bid is less than $50,000, CR No. not required”.

Mississippi has a reciprocal preference law. Mississippi Code 31-3-21 requires that a copy of any non-resident bidder’s current state law pertaining to its treatment of non-resident contractors be submitted at the time the bid is submitted, or that bid shall not be considered further.

Each bidder must deposit with his proposal a Bid Bond or Certified Check in an amount equal to five percent (5%) of the total bid payable to Claiborne County as bid security. The successful bidder shall furnish a Performance Bond and a Payment Bond each in the amount of 100% of the contract amount awarded. Bidders shall also submit a current financial statement if requested by Claiborne County. Attorneys-in-fact who sign Bid Bonds or Payment Bonds and Performance Bonds must file with each bond a certified and effective dated copy of their power of attorney.

Waggoner Engineering is the Engineer for this project. Plans, Specifications, and Contract Documents are on file and open to public inspection at the local Waggoner Engineering office and at the Claiborne County Purchasing Department, 510 Market Street, Port Gibson, MS 39150. Contractors may request bid documents by visiting and following the site instructions for registration and download. Bid Documents may also be picked up at no charge at the Waggoner Engineering Jackson office located at 143-A Lefluers Square, Jackson, MS 39211. Questions may be addressed to Jamie McInnis via email at

The Claiborne County Board of Supervisors reserves the right to determine responsible bidders, responsive bids, the lowest and best bid, reject any and all bids, award to the bidder believed most advantageous to Claiborne County, and to waive any informalities in the bids and bidding process.

The Claiborne County Board of Supervisors

PUBLICATION DATES: April 18, 2024 and April 25, 2024
The Port Gibson Reveille