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Public Higher Education Bulletin

Illinois State University
Bid #CC10591
Invitation for Construction Bid: Redbird Baseball Field Turf Replacement
Award InfoPublished Friday October 5, 2012
Awarded to:
Contractor: Byrne & Jones Sports, St. Louis, MO
Amount: $304,600
Division of Work: General (unsuccessful, responsive bidders: 3)
An estimated start date of 10/15/2012 through 12/31/2012
Number of unsuccessful, responsive bidders: 3
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 Wednesday September 12, 2012
Addendum #02 has posted. See attached file:


This notice has been modified
Published Wednesday September 5, 2012
New files have been attached:



Addendum #01 has been issued.

First published Tuesday, August 21, 2012
Project Description
Infield improvements are proposed at the Redbird Baseball field on the campus of Illinois State University in Normal, Illinois. The existing natural surface infield will be removed and replaced with an artificial surface. The project includes the preparation of the base including existing surface and irrigation removal, grading, geotextile fabric placement, and installation of the base aggregate. In addition underdrains and associated storm sewers will be installed along with the new artificial turf product.
General, Plumbing
Sealed bids will be accepted at the address below until 2:00 PM, Friday, September 14, 2012:
Purchasing Office
Illinois State University at Uptown Crossing
1220 Campus Box
100 South Fell Avenue, Suite D
Normal, IL 61790
Pre-Bid Meeting: 31 August 2012, at 10:00 AM Local Time at ISU Purchasing Office, Uptown Crossing, 100 South Fell Avenue, Suite D, Illinois State University, Normal, Illinois. This is a mandatory pre-bid meeting. If you are planning to submit a prime bid for this project, you must attend this meeting and your company's name must appear on the official attendance log. This log will be used in the bid opening process, and if your company's name does not appear on the log, your bid will not be opened.

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 1 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
  • CC10591add01.pdf (107 KB)
  • CC10591add02.pdf (108 KB)
  • CC10591biddocuments.pdf (1 MB)
  • CC10591drawings.pdf (5 MB)
  • CC10591specifications.pdf (558 KB)
Other Public Documents
  • CC10591logo.pdf (7 KB)
  • CC10591prebidattendance.pdf (197 KB)