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Public Higher Education Bulletin

Illinois State University
Bid #CC190037
Invitation for Construction Bid: Science Lab Building Water Treatment Upgrades
This solicitation will not be awarded
Published Friday June 7, 2019
The University no longer requires this supply or service. Any rebid of this work will be posted to this website.
This notice has been modified
Published Monday May 6, 2019
Addendum #2 has posted. See attached files:



This notice has been modified
Published Thursday April 25, 2019
The bid deadline has been extended to May 8, 2019 at 2:00pm local time. The location has not changed.

Addendum #1 has posted. See attached files:


First published Wednesday, April 3, 2019
Project Description
Replace existing media filters, water softeners, reverse osmosis skids, pumps, ultravoliet filters and associated piping.
Sealed bids will be accepted below until 3:00 PM, Wednesday, May 8, 2019:
At the following address
Purchasing Office
Illinois State University at Uptown Crossing
1220 Campus Box
100 South Fell Avenue, Suite D
Normal, IL 61790


April 17, 2019 at 10:00 AM local time at:

Purchasing Office
Illinois State University at College Place
100 South Fell Avenue, Suite D
Normal, IL 61790

Interested Prime bidders 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.

PARTICIPATION IN A U.S. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR APPROVED AND REGISTERED 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.

This bulletin is the only official source of documents for this bid. Clarifications or modifications to drawings or specifications 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 April 24, 2019 to Corey W. Leslie at

A list of potential BEP Certified contractors has been posted as file:



*This list represents Illinois State University's earnest effort to identify commodity codes that may be involved with this solicitation, and provide contact information for BEP Certified vendors that self-identify as providing those commodity codes.  It is attached here for the convenience of interested vendors, not as an official or comprehensive list of BEP Certified vendors that are capable of meeting the solicitation requirements. For current and official BEP resources go to:

Subcontractors must meet the same requirements as prime contractors to do business with Illinois State University.

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
  • CC190037_add01.pdf (74 KB)
  • CC190037_add02.pdf (135 KB)
  • CC190037_bid_documents.pdf (1 MB)
  • CC190037_combined_specs.pdf (3 MB)
Other Public Documents
  • CC190037_add02_as-builts.pdf (428 KB)
  • CC190037_BEP_List.xlsx (44 KB)
  • CC190037_prebid_attendance.pdf (118 KB)
  • CC190037_state_requirements_reminder.pdf (175 KB)