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Public Higher Education Bulletin

Illinois State University
Bid #DB101311
Invitation for Construction Bid: Watterson Commons Roof Replacement
Award InfoPublished Tuesday November 15, 2011
Awarded to:
Contractor: Elins and Machin, Joliet, IL
Amount: $588,971
Terms:  One-time transaction
Number of unsuccessful, responsive bidders: 8
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 October 11, 2011
The bid opening date has been changed to October 18, 2011 at 2:00 pm. Addendum 1 includes updates to drawing, bid clarifications, and mandatory pre-bid attendance record.
First published Friday, September 16, 2011
Project Description
Illinois State University requests sealed bids for the Watterson Commons Roof Replacement project. The project involves the removal of existing ballasted EPDM roofing system down to existing deck at the Watterson Commons Dining Center and replace with new fully adhered EPDM roofing system per specs and drawings. This is a single prime bid: General
Sealed bids will be accepted at the address below until 2:00 PM, Tuesday, October 18, 2011:
Purchasing Office
Illinois State University at Uptown Crossing
1220 Campus Box
100 South Fell Avenue, Suite D
Normal, IL 61790
There is a mandatory pre-bid meeting on September 28, 2011 at 10:00 AM at Uptown Crossing, 100 S. Fell Avenue, Suite D, Normal, IL 61790. If you are planning to submit a prime bid for this project, you must attend this meeting and your company name must appear on the official attendance log. This log will be used in the bid opening process, and if your company name does not appear on the log, your bid will not be opened.

For additional information, contact:
Dan Hector
Purchasing Office
Illinois State University at Uptown Crossing
1220 Campus Box
100 South Fell Avenue, Suite D
Normal, IL 61790
Phone: (309) 438-7611
FAX: (309) 438-5555
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
  • Addendum1DB101311.pdf (1 MB)
  • DB101311-WattersonCommonsRoofReplacementDrawings.pdf (5 MB)
  • DB101311BidSpecifications.pdf (2 MB)