NOTICE TO CONTRACTORS
Sealed bids will be received until 2:30 PM, October 16, 2012 in the Conference Room, Arkansas Building Authority, Construction Section, 501 Woodlane Drive, Suite G 05, Little Rock, Arkansas for the following:
Repair/Resurface of the Parking Lot for the Visitor Center at the Crater of Diamonds State Park, located in Murfreesboro, Arkansas for the Arkansas Department of Parks & Tourism PR #9001307
There will be a Pre-Bid Conference to be held at 10:30 AM on October 8, 2012 at the Visitor Center, Crater of Diamonds State Park, 209 State Park Road, Murfreesboro, AR 71958. The State reserves the right to schedule additional meetings.
BID DOCUMENTS: The official version of the complete set of the Contract documents should be examined and are obtainable from Arkansas Department of Parks & Tourism, 1 Capitol Mall, Suite 4B.215, Little Rock, AR 72201, 501-682-0210. Bidders must deposit a check in the amount of $50.00 per set, payable to Arkansas Department of Parks and Tourism. Deposits will be refunded to all Prime Bidders who return bidding documents in good condition, with no markings, within ten (10) days after the opening of bids. The Prime Bidder receiving the contract award may retain the bidding documents and the Bidderís deposit will be refunded.
DESIGN PROFESSIONAL: Arkansas Department of Parks & Tourism, 1 Capitol Mall, Suite 4B.215, Little Rock, AR 72201, 501-682-6941.
The Arkansas Department of Laborís Prevailing Wage Rates shall apply to this project. A bid security in the amount of 5% shall accompany each bid, if the bid is in excess of $20,000.00.
Pursuant to Ark. Code Ann. § 22-9-203, the State encourages all small, minority, and women business enterprises to submit bids for capital improvements. Encouragement is also made to all general contractors that in the event they subcontract portions of their work, consideration is given to the identified groups.
The State reserves the right to reject any or all bids and to waive any formalities.