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Public Higher Education Bulletin

Illinois State University
Bid #CC170005
Invitation for Construction Bid: Concrete Art Repairs
This solicitation will not be awarded
Published Tuesday August 2, 2016
The received bids exceeded the University's budget for this project. Any future bid for the Concrete Art Repair Project will be posted on this website.
First published Monday, June 27, 2016
Project Description
The Contractor shall provide all work as required to prepare, patch, and refinish the existing concrete areas to receive the new sprayable cementitious overlay system per the contract documents.

The work shall include but is not limited to:

1.Site protection as required.

2.Barricades with audible warning devices.


4.Removal and restoration of landscaping areas.

5.Site erosion control and protection of the existing storm inlets.

6.Removal and installation of new expansion joints per the construction documents.

7.Route out and pressure inject epoxy into the existing cracks of the fountain structure.

8.Remove and replace the existing steel gratings and support channel per the construction documents.

9.Prepare & patch the existing concrete structures to restore the original shapes and configurations.

10.Installation of the sprayable cementitious overlay system.

11.Quality control mock-ups for each color must be reviewed and approved prior to the application of the sprayable cementitious overlay system.

12.Schedule of the work to be coordinated and approved by ISU.

Sealed bids will be accepted at the address below until 2:00 PM, Tuesday, July 26, 2016:
Purchasing Office
Illinois State University at Uptown Crossing
1220 Campus Box
100 South Fell Avenue, Suite D
Normal, IL 61790
Pre-Bid Meeting:

July 12, 2016 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.

The specifications require that bidders are certified applicators of the sprayable cementitious overlay system product selected for their bid. ISU requires that you submit proof of this certification from the manufacturer with your bid or it may be rejected.

The University is committed to transparent, competitive bidding and welcomes requests for information and questions concerning this bid. All answers 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 Tuesday July 19th, 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 no BEP goal for this procurement.

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
  • CC170005biddocuments.pdf (1 MB)
  • CC170005_drawings.pdf (2 MB)
  • CC170005_specifications.pdf (88 KB)