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Illinois State University
Bid #RB121608
Invitation for Construction Bid: South Campus Power Plant Project
Change Order
Published Friday February 19, 2010
Contractor: Reliable Plumbing & Heating
Change Order amount: $98,209.25

The change order is the result of additional work identified during the construction phase of the project.
The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
Award InfoPublished Monday February 2, 2009
Awarded to:
Contractor: Vissering Construction, Streator, IL
Amount: $1,871,920
Division of Work: General (unsuccessful, responsive bidders: 6)
Terms:  One-time transaction
Contractor: Reliable Plumbing & Heating, Savoy, IL
Amount: $3,008,300
Division of Work: Mechanical (unsuccessful, responsive bidders: 6)
Terms:  One-time transaction
Contractor: Wm Masters, Bloomington, IL
Amount: $1,089,000
Division of Work: Electrical (unsuccessful, responsive bidders: 3)
Terms:  One-time transaction
Contractor: Pipeworks Inc, Normal, IL
Amount: $207,000
Division of Work: Plumbing (unsuccessful, responsive bidders: 5)
Terms:  One-time transaction
Contractor: Automatic Fire Sprinkler, Normal, IL
Amount: $22,800
Division of Work: Sprinkler (unsuccessful, responsive bidders: 2)
Terms:  One-time transaction
Number of unsuccessful, responsive bidders: 22
The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
First published Tuesday, November 18, 2008
Project Description
Illinois State University requests sealed bids for the South Campus Power Plant Project. This project involves building a new pre-cast building to house chillers, pumps, cooling towers, and maintenance areas. The equipment located in the building will provide chilled water for the Fell Hall, College of Business and new Student Recreation Center. Prime bids will be accepted from General, Plumbing, Mechanical, Electrical and Sprinkler contractors.
Sealed bids will be accepted at the address below until 2:00 PM, Tuesday, December 16, 2008:
Purchasing Office
117 Hovey Hall
Normal, IL 61790-1220
There is a mandatory pre-bid meeting on December 1, 2008 at 10:00 AM at the Illinois State University Alumni Center, 1101 North Main Street, Normal, Illinois. 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 CBT Companies, Attn: Jim Rinehart, 325 West R.B. Garrett Avenue, Peoria, Illinois 61605. PH#: 309-676-6633, FAX#: 309-676-0502. There is a refundable bidding document deposit of $100. A CIB/AGC Card, or certified check or company check made payable to Stanley Consultants, Inc., will be accepted. Deposits will be refunded when documents are returned to CBT Companies in good condition within 10 days of the bid opening.

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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