The Board of Trustees of Eastern Illinois University hereby requests sealed bids for construction work on the asbestos abatement at University Court - Hampton and Lincoln Hall project.
The scope of work includes the asbestos abatement of approximately 5,340 square feet of sprayed-on ceiling texture including the underlying gypsum board ceiling system throughout the third floor of University Court - Hampton. The scope also includes the asbestos abatement of approximately 880 square feet of acoustical ceiling plaster in the ground level lounge of Lincoln Hall. No replacement work will be included in this project.
Drawings and Specifications for this project may be obtained from:
A non-refundable plan deposit in the amount of $25 per set, made payable to KAM Solutions, P.C. is required. Certified, cashier's or company check are acceptable.
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Bids will be held good and may not be withdrawn for a period of 60 calendar days from the date of receipt.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.
Sealed envelopes containing the bids will be marked asbestos abatement at University Court - Hampton and Lincoln Hall. Bids will be received up to the hour of 2:00 PM local time, on Tuesday, April 13, 2004. Immediately after closing time for receiving bids, they will be opened publicly and read.
A pre-bid conference will be scheduled at the Office Building of the University Court Apartment Complex at 10:00 a.m., Thursday, April 1, 2004.
(Submitted by Jeff Cooley, State Purchasing Officer.)