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Public Higher Education Bulletin

Eastern Illinois University
Bid #KR019187-b

Invitation for Bid: sprinkler system for University Court

Award Info
Published Wednesday May 28, 2003
Awarded to:
Vendor:  National Fire Suppression, Maryland Heights, MO,
Amount:  $378,800
Terms:   One-time transaction
Number of Unsuccessful, Responsive Bidders: 5
The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
First published Wednesday February 19, 2003
Sealed bids will be accepted at the address below until 2:00 PM, Wednesday March 19, 2003:
Purchasing Department
1135 Old Main
Eastern Illinois University
600 Lincoln Avenue
Charleston, IL 61920-3099

for sprinkler system for University Court (Bid # KR019187-b). Sealed bids will be received for plumbing contracts until March 18, 2003, 2:00 P.M. prevailing time and sealed bids will be received for sprinkler contracts until March 19, 2003, 2:00 P.M. prevailing time. Each bid will be opened at their respective time in the Office of the Director of Purchases, Room 1135 Old Main, at which time they will be opened and read publicly.

The scope of work will be to install a wet pipe sprinkler system in five residential apartments on the EIU campus at the University Court Apartments. The work involves installation of a wet pipe sprinkler system, connection to existing fire alarm system, installation of new 4" domestic water to each apartment, construct/install of metal soffits to enclose pipe and install interior doors.

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

Greater Peoria Contractors
1811 West Altorfer Drive
Peoria, Illinois 61615
Phone: 309-692-5710
Fax: 309-692-5790
Illowa Builders Exchange
520 24th Street
Rock Island, IL 61204
Phone: 309-788-7406
Fax: 309-794-0568

F.W. Dodge Corporation
Quantum Centre
421 S. Grand Ave. West, Suite 1B East
Springfield, IL 62704
Phone: 913-261-6252
Fax: 913-384-5057
Reed Construction Data
655 Craig Road, Suite 225
Creve Couer, MO 63141
Phone: 314-432-4660
Fax: 314-432-6897
Drawings and specifications for this project may be obtained from:

CBT Companies
401 SW Water Street, Suite 101
Peoria, IL 61602
Phone: 309-676-6633
Fax: 309-676-0502
Attn: Jerry Miller

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.

A pre-bid conference will be scheduled at the Facilities, Planning & Management Office on March 10, 2203 at 1:30 P.M.

Contingent on Board of Trustees approval.

(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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