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Public Higher Education Bulletin

Eastern Illinois University
Bid #KR010273

Invitation for Construction Bid: parking lot construction

Award Info
Published Tuesday June 26, 2001
Awarded to:
Contractor:  Ne-Co Asphalt Company - Charleston, IL
Amount:  $196,844.19
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 Wednesday May 16, 2001
Sealed bids will be accepted at the address below until 2:00 PM, Thursday May 31, 2001:
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 parking lot construction project (Bid # KR010273).

This bid is for the construction of a new parking lot south of Lantz Gym and the conversion of the existing tennis court south of the field house to a parking lot. 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, tree removal, chain link fence removal, crack repair, bituminous concrete overlay and bituminous curb placement on the existing tennis court, electrical conduit and junction box installation, earth excavation and embankment, paint stripping and other work as listed in the plans and specifications.

Construction shall begin immediately after contract award and shall be completed by August 1, 2001.

Drawings and specifications on file for reference at the following locations: Facilities Planning and Management Building, Corner of Grant and Hayes, Charleston, Illinois 61920

Drawings and specifications for this project may be obtained from: Consolidated Services Inc., 520 Jackson Avenue, Charleston, Illinois 61920, phone: 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 Instruction 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 parking lot construction. Bids will be received up to the hour of 2:00 PM local time, on Thursday, May 31, 2001. Immediately after closing time for receiving bids, they will be opened publicly and read.

All bids must include:

  • All bidders must submit a PC-2 form as required by the Illinois Department of Human Rights.

A pre-bid conference will be scheduled at the Facilities Planning and Management Building conference room at 10:00 AM, May 23, 2001.

(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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