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Illinois State University
Bid #RB011409
Invitation for Construction Bid: ROPP2 Smart Labs Renovation
Award InfoPublished Wednesday February 4, 2009
Awarded to:
Contractor: Bishop Brothers, Peoria, IL
Amount: $155,305
Division of Work: General (unsuccessful, responsive bidders: 8)
Terms:  One-time transaction
Contractor: A & R Mechanical, Urbana, IL
Amount: $80,821
Division of Work: Ventilation (unsuccessful, responsive bidders: 4)
Terms:  One-time transaction
Contractor: Nogle & Black Mechanical, Urbana, IL
Amount: $22,900
Division of Work: Plumbing (unsuccessful, responsive bidders: 6)
Terms:  One-time transaction
Contractor: Nogle & Black Mechanical, Urbana, IL
Amount: $74,500
Division of Work: Heating (unsuccessful, responsive bidders: 6)
Terms:  One-time transaction
Contractor: Illinois Prairie Electric, Bloomington, IL
Amount: $25,910
Division of Work: Electrical (unsuccessful, responsive bidders: 5)
Terms:  One-time transaction
Number of unsuccessful, responsive bidders: 29
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 Wednesday January 14, 2009
Due to a University closure on January 19th, the bid opening due date for this project has been changed to January 20, 2009 at 2:00 PM.
This notice has been modified
Published Wednesday January 14, 2009
The bid opening due date for this project has been changed to January 19, 2009 at 2:00 PM.
First published Wednesday, December 10, 2008
Project Description
Illinois State University requests sealed bids for the ROPP2 Smart Labs Renovation Project. The project involves remodeling of large rooms 107 and 108 in the ROPP Agriculture building into Smart Teaching Classroom Labs. Prime bids will be accepted from General, Plumbing, Heating, Ventilation and Electrical contractors.
Sealed bids will be accepted at the address below until 2:00 PM, Tuesday, January 20, 2009:
Purchasing Office
117 Hovey Hall
Normal, IL 61790-1220
There is a mandatory pre-bid meeting on December 17, 2008, at 10:00 AM at the ROPP Agriculture Building at the corner of Main Street and Willow Street, Room 107, Illinois State University, Normal, Illinois 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.
Bidding documents may be obtained at The Copy Shop, 303 East Washington Street, Bloomington, Illinois, 61701, PH# 309-827-5466 or at digital@the or by calling the architects office at 309-663-0716, contact James R. Pearson, Pearson Design Group.
All prospective bidders purchasing one full set of bid documents, must pay a non-refundable deposit of $65 with a check payable to Pearson Design Group, LLC. The full set includes one hard copy of the project specifications, construction document drawings consisting of four A sheets and six MEP sheets and shipping to the bidders designated address. (No post office boxes please)
The University will be closed from December 24th, 2008 through January 4th, 2009 and cannot be contacted with questions during that time.

For additional information, contact:
Robyn Schuline
Campus Box 1220
Illinois State University
Normal, IL 61790-1220
Phone: (309) 438-5529
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.

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