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Public Higher Education Bulletin

Governors State University
Bid #B20206TMS

Invitation for Construction Bid: Athletic Complex Phase 1

This solicitation will not be awarded
Published Wednesday December 18, 2019
This bid will not be awarded as specified. A new bid specification may be issued in 2020.
This notice has been modified
Published Wednesday October 23, 2019
Amendment #5 includes the remaining questions and answers. No further questions will be responded to prior to the bid openings.
This notice has been modified
Published Tuesday October 22, 2019
Amendment #4 contains questions and answers.
This notice has been modified
Published Tuesday October 22, 2019
Amendment #3 contains a change to the scoreboard specification. Additional questions & answers will be posted separately later today.
This notice has been modified
Published Thursday October 17, 2019
Amendment #2 contains the mandatory prebid meeting minutes, a list of attendees, meeting handouts, resulting action items and the soil report that was requested.

This notice has been modified
Published Wednesday October 16, 2019
Amendment #1 includes questions & answers submitted prior to the mandatory prebid meeting.

Included in Amendment #1 is the A/E Addendum #1. The Addendum #1 drawings are attached as a separate file for ease of printing.
First published Thursday, October 3, 2019
Project Description
The project consist of the removing an existing grass field, providing a submersed drainage system below a new synthetic turf competitive collegiate soccer field that will have lighting for night games. The work will be shall be assigned to two prime contractors: General Construction and Electrical. The area of work is located adjacent to the main road that loops through campus. The scope includes sidewalks connecting adjacent parking and buildings, circulation around the field, lighting, underground drainage system, sporting/athletic equipment, fencing, and landscaping. The schedule is to start construction as early as possible to be completed before August 2020.

A mandatory prebidder's meeting is scheduled for October 14, 2019 at 10:00AM. All bidders submitting on this project must be in attendance at the start of the meeting and until adjournment. (This pre-bid meeting is for both general and trade related work). Potential bidders are to call 708-235-7443 to register and receive directions. We encourage you to arrive at the GSU Procurement Office 15 minutes prior to the meeting. Only those bidders present for the mandatory meeting will be considered for award. Suppliers and subcontractors are welcome to attend, but not required to attend the mandatory pre-bid meeting.

Capital Development Board (CDB) or Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) prequalification is required for this project as stated in the standard document for construction.

BEP aspirational goal: There is a minimum of a 20% aspirational goal for this bid, as detailed in the attachments. To achieve the 20% goal, bidders may include contractors, subcontractors or suppliers that are certified by the State of Illinois' Business Enterprise Program (BEP) as owned by minorities, female, veteran or disabled individuals.

The Project Manual consists of multiple documents: front end B20206TMS, technical specifications and drawings. Each is downloadable attached to this bid invitation. All amendments which are posted to this bid notice are hereby incorporated into the project manual and requirements of the specification.
General Work
Sealed bids will be accepted below until 2:00 PM, Wednesday, October 30, 2019:
At the following address
One University Parkway
University Park, IL 60484
Electrical Work
Sealed bids will be accepted below until 2:00 PM, Monday, October 28, 2019:
At the following address
One University Parkway
University Park, IL 60484

For instructions on how to obtain a comprehensive purchase description, disclosure or contract forms, contact:
Tracy Sullivan
Phone: (708) 534-4990 Ext: 3018
FAX: (708) 235-3970
Chief Procurement Officer - Ben Bagby
State Purchasing Officer - Nicole Krneta Rogers
All responses must include:
  • Submit 4 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.
  • The contract(s) for this solicitation could exceed $50,000 annually.

This transaction is subject to the State Board of Elections registration and certification requirements of Public Act 095-0971.

The State of Illinois has a policy to encourage prospective vendors to hire qualified veterans, minorities, females, persons with disabilities and ex-offenders.

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Specification Documents
  • Addendum1drawings.pdf (13 MB)
  • B20206TMS.pdf (2 MB)
  • B20206TMSAmendment1.pdf (598 KB)
  • B20206TMSAmendment2.pdf (2 MB)
  • B20206TMSAmendment3.pdf (232 KB)
  • B20206TMSamendment4.pdf (4 MB)
  • B20206TMSAmendment5.pdf (123 KB)
  • B20206TMStechspecs.pdf (3 MB)
  • D20206TMSdrawings.pdf (21 MB)
Public Opening Documents
  • B20206TMSElectricalTallysheet.pdf (96 KB)
  • B20206TMSGeneralTallysheet.pdf (74 KB)