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Jackson Avenue Center-Safe Room

Demolition, preparation and construction as necessary to complete all of the work in accordance with the Construction Documents. In general, the work consists of an addition to the existing Jackson Avenue Center on the east side of the facility that will be a FEMA P361 ICC 500 Hardened Tornado Shelter. The Storm Shelter addition work will include but not be limited to new exterior hardened CMU construction, helical piles, Splitface CMU Veneer, Concrete Roof Assembly, and Modified Bitumen Roofing System.. Also back up power generator, new electrical, mechanical, and plumbing, and all associated work not specifically noted as an add alternate, as described in the contract documents. See drawings, bid form, list of alternates, etc.



Contact:   Lauren Sims
PreBid Date:   09/28/2017 01:00 PM CST
PreBid Info:   Meeting held at the Facilities Planning B02 Conference Room, 700 Hathorn Rd, University,MS

Company:   Shafer Zahner Zahner
Bid Date:   10/12/2017 02:00 PM CST
Bid Info:   Bids will be received by the University of Mississippi, Office of the Director of Procurement, 164 Jeanette Phillips Dr, University, MS where they will be publicly opened and read.

Project Location: University, MS

Public Notes:
Notice is hereby given that sealed bids for:

     IHL # 207-421/ UM # 16-041
     BID FILE # 9680

Bids will be received by the University of Mississippi, Office of the Director of Procurement, 164 Jeanette
Phillips Drive, P.O. Box 1848, University, MS 38677 until 2:00 PM (CST) on Thursday, October 12, 2017 per
Bid File # 9680 and thereby publicly opened and read. For questions please contact:

     Shafer, Zahner, Zahner
     Justin Zahner, AIA
     510 University Drive
     Starkville, MS 39759
     Phone: 662-323-1628

Bid documents are being made available via digital and original paper copy. Plan holders are required
to register and order bid documents at Bid documents are non-refundable and
must be purchased through the website. All plan holders are required to have a valid email address for
registration. Questions regarding website registration and online orders please contact Jackson
Blueprint Online Planroom at (601) 353-5803.

A pre-bid conference will be held September 28, 2017 at 1:00 p.m. at the Facilities Planning B02 Conference
Room, 700 Hathorn Road, University, MS. University parking permits are required for all attendees.
Information about the permits and a link to purchase them are available at

Bid preparation will be in accordance with Instructions to Bidders bound in the project manual. The University
of Mississippi reserves the right to waive irregularities and to reject any or all bids submitted.

Bids must be submitted on the form to be furnished by the architect and must be accompanied by bid bond or
certified check for at least five percent (5%) of the base bid payable to University of Mississippi, University,

Bid envelope must contain on the outside of the envelope, the Contractor’s current Certificate of Responsibility
Number and the Contractor’s License Number unless a statement on the exterior says that the bid enclosed is
less than or did not exceed $50,000.00. Envelope containing bids must be sealed, marked and addressed as

     IHL #207-421/ UM # 16-041
     BID FILE # 9680

By:     Rachel Bost
        Director of Procurement Services

Dates of Publication:

September 8, 2017
September 15, 2017

Job Purchase Information:
Please note that only registered plan holders may bid as a General Contractor.

A printed bid set is $125.00 plus shipping and applicable sales tax.

An electronic downloadable set is $25.00 plus applicable sales tax.

To place an order click on "PLACE ORDER" at the upper right of this page.

Payment can be made by either:
1.Credit Card
2.Check made payable to Jackson Blueprint and mail check to: 699 Monroe St. Jackson, MS 39202. No orders will be printed until the check is received.
3.Cash - pick up orders only
4.Established Jackson Blueprint Account

Purchase of entire printed bid set includes all plans and specifications, including any addendas released at time of order. Planholders will be notified by email when future addendums are issued and it will be the responsibility of each bid set holder to either download the addenda from the website, or contact Jackson Blueprint to place an order for a printed copy of the addenda. Shipping, if required, is added to any order based on method selected. Out-of-State orders will not be charged sales tax. In-state orders will be charged 8.0% sales tax.

Online orders are fulfilled within 1-2 business days. Credit card authorization and verification must be received prior to processing. All sales are final.


Existing planholders will be notified by email upon the release of any addendum. Failure to order bid sets through Jackson Blueprint and not being on the planholders list may prevent you from being notified of issued addenda. Printed copies of addendum will be available as part of your bid package upon request by contacting Jackson Blueprint.

Addenda notifications are sent via email from the mail account of “” and could be flagged as spam by your company network firewall. To prevent not receiving timely notification of these addenda, please contact your company Information Technology Manager and ask that he “white list” the domain of to prevent emails from being captured.

  • 10/09/2017 - Addendum1 UM JAC Safe Room bf#9680   Click to View