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Public Higher Education Bulletin

Eastern Illinois University
Bid #SB030278

Invitation for Construction Bid: Remodeling WEIU Transmitter Building

Award Info
Published Monday December 19, 2005
Awarded to:
Contractor:  Industrial Services of Illinois, Mattoon, IL
Amount:  $38,589
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 Monday November 21, 2005
Sealed bids will be accepted at the address below until 2:00 PM, Wednesday, December 14, 2005:
Purchasing Department
1135 Old Main
Eastern Illinois University
600 Lincoln Avenue
Charleston, IL 61920-3099

The Board of Trustees of Eastern Illinois Universityhereby requests sealed bids for construction work on the remodeling existing transmitter building for WEIU Radio and Television Center project (Bid # SB030278).

The project consists of a single contract to provide air conditioning and electrical service to an existing Pre-Cast Modular Concrete Building to house a new transmitter for WEIU Radio and Television Center. The building is located at 1500'W and 2500'N of CE900E/Cr1300 N intersection, Humboldt, Illinois.

A pre-bid conference will be scheduled at the project site on December 6, 2005 at 2:00 p.m.

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

Dodge Offices in Springfield, IL & St. Louis, MO;
Peoria Contractors Association, Peoria, IL;
Southern Illinois Builders Association, Belleville, IL;
Facilities Planning and Management Building, Eastern Illinois University; and
Hance, Utz & Associates, LLC, Architects, 1013 S. 19th Street, Mattoon, Illinois.

Drawings and Specifications for this project may be obtained from:

Hance, Utz & Associates, LLC, Architects
1013 S 19th Street
Mattoon, Illinois 61938

A deposit of $50 for each set up to 2 sets is required. Actual bidders will be refunded their deposit for the first two sets. Non-bidders will be refunded $25 per set for the first 2 sets. Subcontractors (contractors not bidding direct to owner) and material supplies will be charged $25 (NON-REFUNDABLE) for each set or actual printing costs for portions of sets.

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 remodeling existing transmitter building for WEIU Radio and Television Center.Bids will be received up to the hour of 2:00 PM local time, on Wednesday, December 14, 2005.Immediately after closing time for receiving bids, they will be opened publicly and read.

(Submitted by Jeff Cooley, State Purchasing Officer.)

For additional information, contact:
Katie Rice
1135 Old Main
Eastern Illinois University
600 Lincoln Avenue
Charleston, IL 61920
Phone: (217) 581-6018
FAX: (217) 581-6015

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