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Public Higher Education Bulletin

Eastern Illinois University
Bid #SB030721-A

Invitation for Construction Bid: Asbestos Abatement

Award Info
Published Monday March 20, 2006
Awarded to:
Contractor:  United Thermal Industries, Inc., Marion, IL
Amount:  $20,520
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 Thursday February 9, 2006
Project Description
This project consists of the asbestos abatement portion of the chilled water loop extension at the University Union.
Sealed bids will be accepted at the address below until 2:00 PM, Wednesday, March 1, 2006:
Purchasing Department
1135 Old Main
600 Lincoln Avenue
Charleston, IL 61920-3099
A pre-bid conference will be scheduled at the Eastern Illinois University M.L. King University Union, University Ballroom West at 1:30 p.m., Wednesday, February 22, 2006.

The scope of work includes asbestos abatement to allow for modifications to the HVAC systems within the M.L. King University Union.

A refundable plan deposit in the amount of $50 per set, made payable to KAM Solutions, P.C. is required. Certified, cashier's or company check are acceptable. Refunds will not be made unless the bidding documents are returned in full and in good condition with thirty days of the receipt of bids. Bidding documents will be transmitted by common carrier using normal delivery times. Additional shipping and handling charges will be paid by a person/organization requesting expedited delivery.

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Bids will be held good and may not be withdrawn for a period of 60 calendar days from the date of receipt.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.

Drawings and specifications of file for reference at the following locations:
  • KM2 Design Group, P.C., 3171 Greenhead Drive, Springfield, IL 62711-7104
  • Greater Peoria Contractors & Suppliers Association, Inc., 1811 W. Altorfer Drive, Peoria, IL 61615
  • Southern Illinois Builders Association, 1468 Green Mount Road, P.O. Box 1390, O'Fallon, IL 62269-8390
Drawings and specifications for this project may be obtained from:
  • KAM Solutions, P.C., 2417 Marshall Avenue, P.O. Box 1756, Mattoon, IL 61938, (217) 235-0298
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
Purchasing Website
All responses must include:
  • Submit 3 copies of the response as defined in the specifications.
  • Sealed envelopes containing the bids have the bid number and project title on the envelope.
  • Bid security (see complete bid for details).
  • A letter from a surety company in substantially the form set forth in the Instructions to Bidders assuring the issuance of the performance and payment bonds.

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