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Public Higher Education Bulletin

Governors State University
Bid #D1149TMS
Invitation for Construction Bid: East Entrance Road Improvements
Award InfoPublished Wednesday June 8, 2011
Awarded to:
Contractor: Chicago Heights Construction, Chicago Heights, IL
Amount: An amount not to exceed $666,490
Terms:  One-time transaction
Number of unsuccessful, responsive bidders: 6
Low 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.

Bids were received as follows: Chicago Heights Construction $605,900; Abbey Paving Co. Inc. $624,250; Accu-Paving Co. Inc. $624,500; Matthew Paving Inc. $646,806; K-Five Construction Corporation $687,425; and Gallaher Asphalt $746,500. A "no bid" was received from R. Carlson & Sons.

The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
This notice has been modified
Published Friday May 13, 2011
The bid opening date has been changed to June 1, 2011.
First published Tuesday, May 10, 2011
Project Description
The project scope includes the following: Removal/replacement of the east entry roadway, removal/replacement of the exterior road lighting, and landscaping as specified.
Sealed bids will be accepted at the address below until 2:00 PM, Wednesday, June 1, 2011:
Purchasing Department
One University Parkway
University Park, IL 60466
A mandatory pre-bid meeting has been scheduled for May 17, 2011. Vendors are required to call and register to receive more details. Please call Bettie at 708-534-4056.

Specifications will be available for download beginning on Monday, May 16, 2011.

For additional information, contact:
Tracy Sullivan
Phone: (708) 534-4990 Ext: 3018
FAX: (708) 235-3970
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.

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
  • Announcement.pdf (8 KB)
  • D1149TMS.pdf (1 MB)
  • D1149TMSAmendment1.pdf (68 KB)
  • D1149TMSAmendment2.pdf (159 KB)
  • D1149TMSAmendment3.pdf (1 MB)
  • D1149TMSAmendment4.pdf (29 KB)
  • D1149TMSAmendment5.pdf (36 KB)
  • D1149TMSAmendment6.pdf (28 KB)
  • D1149TMSAmendment7.pdf (28 KB)
  • D1149TMSAmendment8.pdf (31 KB)
  • D1149tmsdrawings.pdf (49 MB)
  • D1149TMSspecs.pdf (105 KB)