The Board of Trustees of Eastern Illinois University hereby requests sealed bids for construction work on the alumni clock tower support foundation and decorative planter project.
The scope of work shall consist of construction of a foundation system for a new clock tower. The clock tower shall be supplied and installed by others. The scope also consists of construction of a cast in place, reinforced concrete foundation, and decorative surrounding planter, limestone facing and cap stone finishes as well as minor reworking of existing storm sewer and minor grading work and seeding.
Drawings and specifications on file for reference at the following locations:
Drawings and specifications for this project may be obtained from:
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Bids will be held good and may not be withdrawn for a period of sixty calendar days from the date of receipt.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.
Bids will be received up to the hour of 2:00 PM local time, on Tuesday, March 22, 2005. Immediately after closing time for receiving bids, they will be opened publicly and read.
(Submitted by Jeff Cooley, State Purchasing Officer.)