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Public Higher Education Bulletin

 
Governors State University
Bid #D1417TMS
Invitation for Construction Bid: Academic Computing Lab & Library Renovations
Award Info Published Monday April 21, 2014
Awarded to:
Contractor: Chicago Heights Construction Company, Chicago Heights, IL
Amount: $856,175
Division of Work: General (unsuccessful, responsive bidders: 5)
Terms:  One-time transaction
Contractor: Linear Electric Inc., Orland Park, IL
Amount: $644,884
Division of Work: Electrical (unsuccessful, responsive bidders: 2)
Terms:  One-time transaction
Contractor: TelePlus Inc., Addison, IL
Amount: $155,770
Division of Work: Cabling (unsuccessful, responsive bidders: 1)
Terms:  One-time transaction
Contractor: Amber Mechanical Contractors Inc., Alsip, IL
Amount: $394,400
Division of Work: Heating (unsuccessful, responsive bidders: 2)
Terms:  One-time transaction
Number of unsuccessful, responsive bidders: 10
Comments:
Low bid, base bid awarded in all cases. Project goal for MAFBE = 10%.

General work: MAFBE Goal successful bidder: Chicago Heights Construction Company (13%); MAFBE Goal unsuccessful bidders: Path Construction Company (20.6%); Paul Borg Construction Company(10.3%); Tower Contracting LLC (10.3%). In addition, 2 'no bids' were received for general work.

Electrical work: MAFBE Goal successful bidder: Linear Electric Inc.(20%); MAFBE Goal unsuccessful bidders: Broadway Electric Inc. (10%); and Ruder Electric Inc.(13%).

Cabling work: MAFBE Goal successful bidder: TelePlus Inc.(100%); MAFBE Goal unsuccessful bidder: Ruder Electric Inc.(13%).

Heating work: MAFBE Goal successful bidder: Amber Mechanical Contractors Inc.(20%); MAFBE Goal unsuccessful bidders: Stern Corporation (29%); and Premier Mechanical Inc. (0%).

The State Purchasing Officer for this procurement is now Lee Saulter.
The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
First published Tuesday, March 11, 2014
Project Description
This project is for the renovation of an existing computing lab/classroom space, and portions of the University Library. The divisions of work include, but are not limited to: General, Electrical, Heating, and Cabling. For additional information, please review the project manual which includes all drawings, specifications and University requirements.

GSU requires all awarded vendors to be prequalified by the Illinois Capital Development Board (CDB).

General work
Sealed bids will be accepted at the address below until 2:00 PM, Thursday, April 10, 2014:
Procurement
One University Parkway
University Park, IL 60484
A Mandatory Prebid Conference for all divisions of work will be held on Friday, March 21, 2014 at 10:00AM (local time).

Bidders are to call 708-534-4056 to register in advance of the meeting.

Electrical work
Sealed bids will be accepted at the address below until 2:00 PM, Tuesday, April 8, 2014:
Procurement
One University Parkway
University Park, IL 60484
Heating work
Sealed bids will be accepted at the address below until 2:00 PM, Tuesday, April 8, 2014:
Procurement
One University Parkway
University Park, IL 60484
Cabling work
Sealed bids will be accepted at the address below until 2:00 PM, Thursday, April 10, 2014:
Procurement
One University Parkway
University Park, IL 60484
Specifications and drawings for all divisions of work will be posted for download before Tuesday, March 18, 2014.

MBE/FBE contracting, subcontracting, and supplier goals apply to this project.


For additional information, contact:
Tracy Sullivan
Phone: (708) 534-4990 Ext: 3018
FAX: (708) 235-3970
State Purchasing Officer - Lee Saulter
All responses must include:
  • Submit 5 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.
  • There is a BEP goal for this procurement. See solicitation documentation for details.

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
  • D1417TMS.pdf (2 MB)
  • D1417TMSamendment1.pdf (227 KB)
  • D1417TMSamendment10.pdf (1 MB)
  • D1417TMSAmendment2.pdf (2 MB)
  • D1417TMSamendment3.pdf (281 KB)
  • D1417TMSamendment4.pdf (1 MB)
  • D1417TMSamendment5.pdf (235 KB)
  • D1417TMSamendment6.pdf (14 MB)
  • D1417TMSamendment7.pdf (254 KB)
  • D1417TMSamendment8.pdf (257 KB)
  • D1417TMSamendment9.pdf (296 KB)
  • D1417TMSCabling.pdf (3 MB)
  • D1417TMSDrawings.pdf (16 MB)
  • D1417TMStechspec.pdf (5 MB)
Other Public Documents
  • Announcement031114.pdf (255 KB)
Public Opening Documents
  • TallySheetGeneral.pdf (179 KB)
  • TallySheetTrades.pdf (184 KB)