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Governors State University
Bid #D1141TMS
Invitation for Construction Bid: Main Entry Site Lighting Replacement
Award InfoPublished Friday March 4, 2011
Awarded to:
Contractor: Excel Electric Inc., Frankfort, IL
Amount: An amount not to exceed $513,810
Terms:  One-time transaction
Number of unsuccessful, responsive bidders: 6
The lowest, responsible bidder is recommended for award.

There was no BEP goal established/required for this project.

This contract is subject to the approval of the University's Board of Trustees.

Excel Electric's contract amount: $467,100. Other bidder's included: John Burns Const. ($477,621), Utility Dynamic Corp. ($492,000) and R. Rudnick Company ($510,900). In addition, there were three no bids, and one bidder who did not submit the required SBE information, and was deemed non-responsive.
The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
First published Friday, February 4, 2011
Project Description
The scope of work is fully defined in the project manual including: specifications, drawings, etc. A brief summary of the project is: the removal of exterior lights for the main entry drive and other areas on campus, and the installation of new poles, conduit, pull boxes and wire.
Sealed bids will be accepted at the address below until 2:00 PM, Tuesday, February 22, 2011:
Purchasing Department
One University Parkway
University Park, IL 60466
A MANDATORY PRE-BIDDER'S MEETING is scheduled on Thursday, February 10, 2011. Vendors must call Bettie at 708-534-4056 to register for this meeting.
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).

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

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