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Public Higher Education Bulletin

Eastern Illinois University
Bid #FR015626-b

Invitation for Construction Bid: a new Human Services building

Award Info
Published Wednesday August 14, 2002
Awarded to:
Contractor:  Hannig Construction, Terre Haute, IN,
Amount:  $3,563,000
Terms:   One-time transaction
Number of Unsuccessful, Responsive Bidders:
The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
First published Tuesday May 21, 2002
Sealed bids will be accepted at the address below until 2:00 PM, Wednesday June 26, 2002:
Purchasing Department
1135 Old Main
Eastern Illinois University
600 Lincoln Avenue
Charleston, IL 61920-3099

The Board of Trustees of Eastern Illinois University hereby requests sealed bids for construction work on the a new Human Services building project (Bid # FR015626-b).

Separate sealed bids for Plumbing, Fire Protection, Heating, Ventilating and Electrical work will be received until June 25, 2002, 2:00 p.m. prevailing time.Separate sealed bids for General work will be received until June 26, 2002, 2:00 p.m. prevailing time.

Eastern Illinois University is accepting separate prime contract bids consisting of General (coordinating contractor), Plumbing, Fire Protection, Heating, Ventilating and Electrical work for the above project.

The building will be two stories with a basement, have approximately 34,000 square feet of floor area and is estimated to cost approximately 6 million dollars. The work includes civil, landscaping, structural, architectural, interiors, plumbing, fire protection, heating, ventilating, air conditioning, controls and electrical work.

Drawings and specifications on file for reference at the following locations:

Construction Market Data Group
2400 East Devon Avenue, Suite 268
Des Plaines, Illinois 60018-4608
Phone: 847-699-8640
Fax: 773-694-1021

Construction Market Data Group
655 Craig Road, Suite 225
Creve Coeur, Missouri 63141-7170
Phone: 314-432-4660
Fax: 314-432-6897
F.W. Dodge, Inc.
1411 Opus Place, Suite 100
Downers Grove, Illinois 60515-1183
Phone: 630-971-6740
Fax: 630-968-2919
F.W. Dodge, Inc.
421 South Grand Avenue West,
Suite 1B East
Springfield, Illinois 62704-3769
Phone: 217-528-1444
Fax: 217-528-6604
F.W. Dodge, Inc.
1750 South Brentwood Boulevard, Suite 260
St. Louis, Missouri 63144-1338
Phone: 314-963-5801
Fax: 314-963-5834

Greater Peoria Contractors and Suppliers Association
1811 West Altorfer Drive
Peoria, Illinois 61615-1959
Phone: 309-692-5710
Fax: 309-692-5790
Southern Illinois Builders and Suppliers Association
7623 West Main Street
Belleville, Illinois 62223
Phone: 618-397-1400
Fax: 618-397-1756
Southern Illinois Builders and Suppliers Association
504 West Jackson Avenue
Marion, Illinois 62959-0803
Phone: 618-993-5904
Fax: 618-997-8791

Drawings and specifications for this project may be obtained from:
A. Epstein and Sons International, Inc.
600 West Fulton Street
Chicago, Illinois 60661-1199
Attention: Sander H. Kaplan, AIA
Phone: 312-429-8197
Fax: 312-559-1217

Three complete sets of bidding documents will be made available for each bidder. A deposit of $400.00 is required for release of each set of bidding documents. Certified or cashier's check made payable to A. Epstein and Sons International Inc. will be accepted for the deposit. The deposit shall be returned upon return of all bid documents previously distributed to Bidder.

All bids from bidders must be on the "Bid Form" included in the Project Manual. Bidders must submit their bids in accordance with the bidding instructions in Document 00210 - Instructions to Bidders. The entire bid form must be completed in order for it to be considered.

Bid security in a dollar amount equal to 5 percent of the bid submitted shall 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 shall be held good and may not be withdrawn for a period of 60 calendar days from the date of receipt.

All bidders shall 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 that approximately 30-60 days may elapse between a contractor's submission of invoice and the release of payment for such invoice.

Sealed envelopes containing the bids will be marked a new Human Services building. Bids will be received up to the hour of 2:00 PM local time, on Wednesday, June 26, 2002. Immediately after closing time for receiving bids, they will be opened publicly and read.

All bids must include:

  • Bid security (see complete bid for details)
  • A letter from a surety company in substantially the form set forth in the Instructions to Bidders assuring the issuance of the Performance and Payment Bond.
  • All bidders must submit a PC-2 form as required by the Illinois Department of Human Rights.

A pre-bid conference is scheduled for 9:00 a.m. prevailing time, June 13, 2002 in the Effingham Room at the Martin Luther King Union Building, Charleston, Illinois 61920.

(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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