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Public Higher Education Bulletin

Illinois State University
Bid #RB090506

Invitation for Construction Bid: Metcalf Water Heater Replacement project

Award Info
Published Friday September 15, 2006
Awarded to:
Contractor:  A & R Mechanical, Urbana, IL
Amount:  $57,130
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 Wednesday August 16, 2006
Project Description
Illinois State University requests sealed bids for the Metcalf Water Heater Replacement project. This project involves the removal of existing steam station, condensate flash tank, two steam relief valves, and associated pipe, traps, etc. serving existing water heaters. Remove two 2000 gallon domestic water heaters. Replace existing water heaters with a single Aerco water heater per campus standards. Provide new steam, condensate, and domestic water connections, as required for new water heater. Contractor to insulate all new lines and all remaining service lines that were stripped of insulation during abatement, as well as the entire heater assembly after leak testing is completed. Prime bids will be accepted from Mechanical contractors.
Sealed bids will be accepted at the address below until 2:00 PM, Tuesday September 5, 2006:
Purchasing Office
117 Hovey Hall
Normal, IL 61790-1220
There is a mandatory pre-bid meeting on August 28, 2006 at 10:30 AM local time at the heating plant on University street, south of College Avenue, Illinois State University, Normal, Illinois. This is a mandatory pre-bid meeting. 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:
Robyn Schuline
Campus Box 1220
Illinois State University
Normal, IL 61790-1220
Phone: (309) 438-5529
FAX: (309) 438-5555
Purchasing Website
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.

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