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:
1811 West Altorfer Drive
Peoria, Illinois 61615
520 24th Street
Rock Island, IL 61204
F.W. Dodge Corporation
421 S. Grand Ave. West, Suite 1B East
Springfield, IL 62704
655 Craig Road, Suite 225
Creve Couer, MO 63141
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Bids will be held good and may not be withdrawn for a period of sixty (60) calendar days from the date of receipt.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.)