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Public Higher Education Bulletin

Illinois State University
Bid #CC160065
Invitation for Construction Bid: Campus Wide Wireless Phase III
Award Info Published Monday August 8, 2016
Awarded to:
Contractor: Wm Masters, Inc., Bloomington, IL
Amount: $39,900
Division of Work: . (unsuccessful, responsive bidders: 2)
An estimated start date of 9/1/2016 through 12/31/2016
Number of unsuccessful, responsive bidders: 2
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 Thursday July 28, 2016
Addendum #1 has posted. See the attached files:



This notice has been modified
Published Wednesday July 20, 2016

A wire count sheet has been added to the bulletin for reference. It is posted as file "CC160065_wire_count"

There is a voluntary prebid meeting and site visit scheduled for Tuesday, July 26th, 2016 at 1:30PM.

Prospective bidders will meet ISU project manager Mike Priest at the Uptown Crossing Building at 100 S. Fell Avenue Normal, IL Room 226. This prebid meeting is not mandatory, but this is the only opportunity you will have to familiarize yourself with the existing conditions prior to the bid deadline. As a reminder, questions on this bid are due by 4:30pm on Thursday, June 28, 2016.

First published Monday, July 18, 2016
Project Description
Installation of new wireless access points and data station wiring in 10 ISU buildings.
Sealed bids will be accepted at the address below until 2:00 PM, Wednesday, August 3, 2016:
Purchasing Office
Illinois State University at Uptown Crossing
1220 Campus Box
100 South Fell Avenue, Suite D
Normal, IL 61790
There is no scheduled prebid meeting for this project.

The University is committed to transparent, competitive bidding and welcomes requests for information and questions concerning this bid. All answers concerning the scope of work will be posted via addendum. To give questions appropriate consideration and to give bidders time to respond to the resulting clarifications, the University requests that all questions be submitted no later than 4:30pm CST on Friday, July 28, 2016 to Corey W. Leslie at The University cannot guarantee a response to questions received after this time.

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) 438-1945
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.
  • 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
  • CC160065add01.pdf (102 KB)
  • CC160065biddocuments.pdf (1 MB)
  • CC160065_drawings.pdf (850 KB)
  • CC160065_drawings_add01.pdf (753 KB)
  • CC160065_specifications.pdf (191 KB)
Other Public Documents
  • CC160065_Bid_Tab.pdf (55 KB)
  • CC160065_wire_count.pdf (17 KB)