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Public Higher Education Bulletin

Illinois State University
Bid #CC170116
Invitation for Construction Bid: Cardinal Court Fir Hall Flooring Replacement
Award Info Published Wednesday February 21, 2018
Awarded to:
Contractor: J Spencer Construction, Normal, IL
Amount: $210,370
An estimated start date of 3/1/2018 through 8/1/2018
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 February 13, 2018
Addendum 01 has posted. See attached files:



First published Monday, January 22, 2018
Project Description
Replacement of floor coverings in Fir Hall at Cardinal Court Apartment Complex on the campus of Illinois State University. Work includes, but is not limited to, removal and proper disposal of existing carpeting, patching and prep existing subfloor and installation of new carpeting and rubber cove base.
Sealed bids will be accepted at the address below until 2:00 PM, Thursday, February 15, 2018:
Purchasing Office
Illinois State University at Uptown Crossing
1220 Campus Box
100 South Fell Avenue, Suite D
Normal, IL 61790
Pre-Bid Meeting:

February 1, 2018 at 10:00 AM Local Time at ISU Purchasing Office, College Place (formerly known as 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.

REGISTRATION IN A U.S. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR APPROVED APPRENTICESHIP & TRAINING PROGRAM IS REQUIRED ON PUBLIC WORKS BY PROCUREMENT CODE (30 ILCS 500/30-22). Illinois State University requests that you submit a Certificate of Registration in an approved Apprenticeship and Training Program issued by the Office of Apprenticeship Training, Employer and Labor Services, Bureau of Apprenticeship and Training, with your bid.

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 requires that all questions be submitted no later than 4:30pm CST on Thursday, February 8, 2018 to Corey W. Leslie at

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) 438-1946
FAX: (309) 438-5555
State Purchasing Officer - Constance Ratliff
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
  • CC170116_add01.pdf (153 KB)
  • CC170116_Bid_Documents.pdf (1 MB)
  • CC170116_Drawings.pdf (344 KB)
  • CC170116_Specifications.pdf (1 MB)
Other Public Documents
  • CC170116_prebid_attendance.pdf (116 KB)
Public Opening Documents
  • CC170116_bid_tab.pdf (24 KB)