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Public Higher Education Bulletin

Illinois State University
Bid #CB090512
Invitation for Construction Bid: Cirbn Wireless Tower Project
Award InfoPublished Wednesday November 7, 2012
Awarded to:
Contractor: Oberlander Electric Company, East Peoria, IL
Amount: $665,000
Division of Work: General (unsuccessful, responsive bidders: 1)
An estimated start date of 11/21/2012 through 3/22/2013
Number of unsuccessful, responsive bidders: 1
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 Tuesday October 2, 2012
Addendum #2 has been posted. See attached files:

CB090512add02 Questions/Answers




This notice has been modified
Published Thursday September 27, 2012
The bid opening has been changed from Friday, September 28th to

Friday, October 05, 2012 2:00pm local time.

This notice has been modified
Published Monday September 17, 2012
The bid opening date has changed to

Friday, 28 September 2012, at 2:00pm.

Addendum #1 has been posted. See attached files:




This notice has been modified
Published Tuesday August 28, 2012
The bid date has been extended to 19 September 2012, 2:00PM local time.

A site visit schedule for the schools has been attached as file "CB090512schoolsitevisit".

Site visits are NOT mandatory.

Due to security concerns related to school sites, arrangements have been made for site visits to take place under school official supervision as described in the site visit schedule. All other locations with the exception of Watterson Towers may be visited without an appointment.

First published Wednesday, August 15, 2012
Project Description
Install owner provided microwave broadcasting equipment at the following locations: Danvers, Hudson, Olympia High School, Heyworth, Chenoa, Fairbury, Colfax, Arrowsmith, and Watterson Towers (ISU Campus). Contractor shall supply all cables, coaxial wiring, conduits, hand holes, brackets, mounting hardware, welding, painting, and other ancillary equipment to install the owner provided microwave radio units and owner provided microwave antenna units as shown on the plans and listed in the specifications. At the Chenoa location the contractor shall provide and install a complete monopole system including foundation, galvanized steel pole, ice bridge, and grounding system as shown on the plans. In some locations existing antenna systems are to be removed and returned to the owner.
General prime
Sealed bids will be accepted at the address below until 2:00 PM, Friday, October 5, 2012:
Purchasing Office
Illinois State University at Uptown Crossing
1220 Campus Box
100 South Fell Avenue, Suite D
Normal, IL 61790
AUGUST 24, 2012 at 10:00 AM Local Time-VOLUNTARY PRE-BID MEETING at ISU Purchasing Office, Uptown Crossing, 100 South Fell Avenue, Suite D, Illinois State University, Normal, Illinois. State required documents and procedures will be reviewed. All contractors are held responsible to read and understand the bid specifications and understand what state required forms must be presented with the bid response. It is also the responsibility of the Contractor to understand all state requirements that apply to the resulting contract.

For additional information, contact:
Corey Leslie
Purchasing Office
Illinois State University at Uptown Crossing
1220 Campus Box
100 South Fell Avenue, Suite D
Normal, IL 61790-1220
Phone: (309) 438-7611
FAX: (309) 438-5555
State Purchasing Officer - Tom Sestak
All responses must include:
  • Submit 2 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
  • CB090512.pdf (2 MB)
  • CB090512add01.pdf (121 KB)
  • CB090512add02.pdf (116 KB)
  • CB090512CableSchedule.pdf (51 KB)
  • CB090512drawings.pdf (12 MB)
  • CB090512georeportChenoa.pdf (263 KB)
  • CB090512GroundingTyp.pdf (479 KB)
  • CB090512RadioPathStudy.pdf (11 MB)
  • CB090512specifications.pdf (2 MB)
  • CB090512structanalysis.pdf (10 MB)
Other Public Documents
  • CB090512schoolsitevisit.pdf (177 KB)