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Governors State University
Bid #D8160TMS
Invitation for Construction Bid: MCC, Electrical, Distribution, & BAS Upgrades
Change Order
Published Friday October 3, 2008
Contractor: Kelso-Burnett Co.
Change Order amount: $43,057.53

The above change order is required due to structural conditions, which were not known when specifications and drawings were bid.
The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
Award InfoPublished Friday April 18, 2008
Awarded to:
Contractor: Kelso-Burnett Co., Rolling Meadows, IL
Amount: An amount not to exceed $2,867,005
Terms:  One-time transaction
Number of unsuccessful, responsive bidders: 7
GSU is accepting the base bid, and alternates 1, 3, & 4.  The low bidder is recommended.
The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
First published Friday, February 29, 2008
Project Description
The work includes but is not limited to the following: replace and relocate 4160V main system to all three substations, replacement of 4160V feeder lines, upgrade the existing BAS & TVSS, and relocation of the emergency generator.

A MANDATORY PRE-BID MEETING has been scheduled for Wednesday, March 12, 2008. Bidder's must register in advance by calling Lisa at 708-534-4056.

Specifications will be available for download by close of business on Thursday, March 6. 2008.
Sealed bids will be accepted at the address below until 2:00 PM, Wednesday, April 2, 2008:
Purchasing Department
One University Parkway
University Park, IL 60466

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.

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  • D8160Drawings.pdf (33 MB)
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  • D8160TMSAmendment2.pdf (29 KB)
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