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Public Higher Education Bulletin

Illinois State University
Bid #LB05150100

Invitation for Construction Bid: The Parrot's Echo Facade Renovation

This solicitation will not be awarded
Published Tuesday May 29, 2001
The low bid was over budget. This project has been postponed and will be rebid next year.
First published Tuesday April 17, 2001
Sealed bids will be accepted at the address below until 11:00 AM, Tuesday May 15, 2001:
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 The Parrot's Echo Facade Renovation-Vrooman Dining Hall project.

The project consists of renovation at the entrance to The Parrot's Echo in the Vrooman Dining Center. The work includes selective demolition of existing walks, ramp, and door. The new work includes new concrete walks, ramp, doors, aluminum framing, handrails, awnings and exterior light fixtures.
Bidding documents may be obtained at Francois Associates Architects, 118 W. Washington, Bloomington, IL 61701 beginning Monday, April 23, 2001. Prospective bidders for the General Work may obtain four sets of bidding documents. Electrical subcontractors bidding the project may obtain one set of bidding documents. These bidding documents may be obtained by calling Francois Associates Architects at (309) 828-4055 to make arrangements for pick-up of plans and depositing $25.00 with the Architect for each set of bidding documents. The amount of all deposits will be refunded to the contractors upon return of the Bidding Documents in good condition within ten days after the opening of bids. Members of Central Illinois Builders of AGC may substitute the CIB Request for Plans Card which shall guarantee the deposit by CIB.
The completion date for this project is September 14, 2001.

Sealed envelopes containing the bids will be marked The Parrot's Echo Facade Renovation-Vrooman Dining Hall . Bids will be received up to the hour of 11:00 AM local time, on Tuesday, May 15, 2001. 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 will be Monday, April 30, 2001, 1:30 PM at The Parrot's Echo located in Vrooman Dining Center, Illinois State University, Normal, IL. This is a mandatory pre-bid meeting. If your 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. If your company's name does not appear on the 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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