for HVAC ductwork in the Union Ballroom.
Work shall include but shall not be limited to the following items and shall be completed in a neat, workmanlike manner. Work shall include air flow test prior to start of demolition, removal of the existing duct connections from the main trunk line to the diffuser outlet (diffusers will be removed by others), sealing openings left by removal of existing ducts, cutting new openings for branch ducts, installation of new ductwork, installation of new diffusers, air flow balancing at completion of work. Work on this project may begin January 12, 2004 and must be completed by March 1, 2004.
All bids from contractors must be on the Bid Proposal Form included in the Project Manual. Bidders must submit two copies of their bid 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Bids will be held good and may not be withdrawn for a period of 60 calendar days from the date of receipt.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 30 to 60 days may elapse between a vendor's submission of bill and the payment of such bill.
A pre-bid meeting will be held on Thursday, November 20, 2003 at 10:00 a.m. in the University Ballroom, Martin Luther King Jr. University Union.
(Submitted by Jeff Cooley, State Purchasing Officer.)