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Public Higher Education Bulletin

Illinois State University
Bid #LB03130200

Invitation for Construction Bid: Watterson Towers Electrical Renovation - Phase 4

Award Info
Published Monday May 13, 2002
Awarded to:
Contractor:  Foster Jacob Inc.
Amount:  $327,720
Terms:   One-time transaction
Number of Unsuccessful, Responsive Bidders: 2
The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
First published Wednesday February 13, 2002
Sealed bids will be accepted at the address below until 11:00 AM, Wednesday March 20, 2002:
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 Watterson Towers Electrical Renovation - Phase 4 project .

This bid includes the replacement of branch wiring and receptacles from the existing branch panels and the addition of receptacles and branch circuits from the existing branch panels to the student rooms in the North Tower.

Bidding documents may be obtained at the CBT Companies Inc. of Illinois, 4400 44th Ave, Moline, IL 61265, PH: (309) 797-4949, Fax: (309) 7974999. A refundable plan deposit of $50 is required. The Central Illinois Builders "Request for Plans" Non-Cash Security Card is acceptable in lieu of a plan deposit check. This includes Master Builders of Iowa "Request for Plans" Non-Cash Security Card. The CIB/MBI "Request for Plans" Card guarantees deposit payment to KJWW if the plans and specifications are not returned in good condition within 10 days from the bid opening.

Completion date is August 1, 2002.

Sealed envelopes containing the bids will be marked Watterson Towers Electrical Renovation - Phase 4. Bids will be received up to the hour of 11:00 AM local time, on Wednesday, March 20, 2002. Immediately after closing time for receiving bids, they will be opened publicly and read.

All bids must include:

  • 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.
  • All bidders must submit a PC-2 form as required by the Illinois Department of Human Rights.

A mandatory pre-bid meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, February 27, 2002, 1:00 PM in the Conference Room at Facilities Planning, Illinois State University, Normal, IL. If your company plans on submitting a bid on this project, you company must attend this pre-bid meeting and your company name must appear on the official log sheet. This log sheet will be used at the bid opening. If your company name is not on the offical log, your bid will not be opened.

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

For additional information, contact:
Linda Bagby
Campus Box 1220
Illinois State University
Normal, IL 61790-1220
Phone: (309) 438-7291
FAX: (309) 438-5555

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