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Public Higher Education Bulletin

Eastern Illinois University
Bid #FR014662

Invitation for Bid: parking lot expansion

Award Info
Published Tuesday May 28, 2002
Awarded to:
Vendor:  Ne-Co Asphalt Company Inc., Charleston, IL
Amount:  $338,386.20
Terms:   One-time transaction
Number of Unsuccessful, Responsive Bidders: 2
The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
First published Saturday April 6, 2002
Sealed bids will be accepted at the address below until 2:00 PM, Monday April 22, 2002:
Purchasing Department
1135 Old Main
Eastern Illinois University
600 Lincoln Avenue
Charleston, IL 61920-3099

for parking lot expansion (Bid # FR014662). The expansion of the existing Parking Lot "S" (located between 7th Street and 9th Street at Roosevelt Avenue) including the conversion of a portion of an existing basketball/tennis court complex into parking. This work includes the installation of storm sewer, lime modified soil, the placement of aggregate base course with bituminous concrete overlay, combination concrete curb and gutter, bituminous concrete overlay, earth excavation and embankment, paint striping and other work as listed in the plans and specifications.

All electrical work (except an electrical junction box grade adjustment as noted in the plans) shall be done by Eastern Illinois University.

Construction shall begin immediately after contract award and shall be completed by August 1, 2002.

Drawing and specification on file for reference at the following locations: Facilities Planning and Management Building, Corner of University Drive and Hayes Street , Charleston, Illinois 61920

Drawings and Specifications for this project may be obtained from:

Consolidated Services Inc.
520 Jackson Avenue
Charleston, Illinois, 61920
(217) 345-9511

All bids from contractors must be on the "Bid Proposal Form" included in the project manual. Bidders must submit their bids in accordance with the bidding instructions in Section 00100. The entire bid form must be completed in order to be considered.

Bid security in a dollar amount equal to five percent of the bid submitted must accompany each bid in accordance with the instructions to bidders. Each bidder must have completed the qualification requirements in accordance with the instructions to bidders. Statutory bonds for performance of the contract and for payment of mechanics and materials will be required in an amount equal to 100 percent of the accepted bid.

Bids will be held good and may not be withdrawn for a period of sixty (60) calendar days from the date of receipt.

All contractors must pay employees involved with construction on this project not less than the prevailing wage rate.
Eastern Illinois University specifically reserves the right to reject any or all bids and to waive any informalities in the bidding and to accept bids which, in its judgment, will be for its own best interest.

Bidders are advised approximately thirty to sixty days may elapse between a vendor's submission of bill and the payment of such bill.

Contingent on Board of Trustees approval. Illinois Department of Human Rights (IDHR) eligibility number is required on all bid proposals.

A "pre-bid" conference will be scheduled at the Facilities Planning and Management Building, Conference Room at 10:0.0 AM, April 18, 2002.

(Submitted by Jeff Cooley, State Purchasing Officer.)

For additional information, contact:
Kay McElwee
1135 Old Main
Eastern Illinois University
600 Lincoln Avenue
Charleston, IL 61920-3099
Phone: (217) 581-7268
FAX: (217) 581-6015

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