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Public Higher Education Bulletin

Illinois State University
Bid #EB041304

Invitation for Construction Bid: Roof Replacement Work

Change Order
Published Monday July 19, 2004
Change order amount: $82,093

This change order is for the installation of interlocking rubber walkway pads to the roof areas.
The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
Award Info
Published Monday May 10, 2004
Awarded to:
Contractor:  Meyer Roofing
Amount:  $686,900
Terms:   One-time transaction
Number of Unsuccessful, Responsive Bidders: 4
The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
First published Friday March 26, 2004
Sealed bids will be accepted at the address below until 2:00 PM, Tuesday April 13, 2004:
Purchasing Office
117 Hovey Hall
Illinois State University
Normal, IL 61790-1220

The Board of Trustees of Illinois State University hereby requests sealed bids for construction work on the roof replacement work to Watterson Towers project.

The Board of Trustees of Illinois State University will receive sealed bids for General Work until 2:00 PM CST on Tuesday, April 13, 2004 at ISU Purchasing Office, at which place and time the bids will be publicly opened and read.

Sealed envelopes containing the bids in duplicate shall be marked Roof Replacement Work to Watterson Towers. One combined bid for all work will be received. Bids shall be submitted to ISU Purchasing Office, 117 Hovey Hall, Normal, IL 61790.

Bidders should be pre-qualified in accordance with the Instructions to Bidders issued by the Board of Trustees. Bids shall include the following:

  • 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 Bond.
  • One completed copy of the Illinois Department of Human Rights Form PC-2, entitled "Bidders Employee Utilization Form Construction."
  • Vendor Disclosure of Financial Interests.
Bids may not be withdrawn after the opening of bids.

If you will need an accommodation based on a disability, please contact Disability Concerns, (309) 438-5853 or TT/TDD (309) 438-8620. Information regarding your disability is confidential and handled according to applicable laws.

Bidding documents may be obtained at the Office of the A/E, Allied Design Consultants, Inc., 405 1/2 South Sixth Street, Springfield, IL 62701. A plan deposit made payable to the A/E in the amount of $50 will be required of all contractors requesting plans. This deposit is refundable ONLY to those contractors who do submit a bid and return the plans and specifications in good condition within the 10 days following the bid opening, or to those contractors who do not submit a bid but return the plans and specifications to the office of the A/E and are received not later than 7 days before the bid opening.

Material suppliers may purchase copies of the drawings and specifications from the A/E at a cost of $4 per sheet of drawings and 40ยข per page of specifications, non-refundable.

All contractors requesting bid documents sent to them via standard postage or UPS shall send a separate check made payable to the A/E in the amount of $10 per set for postage and handling.

Bidding documents are available for inspection at the ISU Purchasing Office, Normal IL; F.W. Dodge Plan Room in Springfield, IL and St. Louis, MO; and Greater Peoria Contractors and Suppliers Association in Peoria, IL.

Scope of Project
Work shall include roof replacement work; including the removal of the existing roofing and insulation system down to the existing roof deck then the installation of an adhered "Carlisle" EPDM FleeceBack 115 membrane roof system including the installation of insulation, sheet metal and associated work. All work shall be performed at Watterson Towers.

Start and Completion Dates
Contractor shall start work on or after Monday, May 10, 2004 and substantially complete all work in accord with the contract not later than Tuesday, November 30, 2004.

Special Conditions
Contractor shall refer to Special Conditions and Summary of Work section located in the Project Manual for specific requirements.

Bids will be received up to the hour of 2:00 PM local time, on Tuesday, April 13, 2004. Immediately after closing time for receiving bids, they will be opened publicly and read.

A mandatory pre-bid meeting will be held on Monday, April 5, 2004 at 2:00 PM CST at the Rosa Parks Room located in the Watterson Dining Building on the Illinois State University Campus, Normal, Illinois. If you are planning to submit a prime bid for this project, you must attend this meeting and the name of your company must appear on the official attendance log. This log will be used in the bid opening process, and if the name of your company does not appear on the log, your bid will not be opened.

(Submitted by Stephen M. Bragg, State Purchasing Officer.)

For additional information, contact:
Ernest Olson
Illinois State University
Campus Box 1220 Purchasing
Normal, IL 61790-1220
Phone: (309) 438-5245
FAX: (309) 438-5555

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