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Public Higher Education Bulletin

Illinois State University
Bid #mb112403

Invitation for Construction Bid: University High School elevator replacement

Award Info
Published Friday March 19, 2004
Awarded to:
Contractor:  Felmley Dickerson
Amount:  $216,700
Terms:   One-time transaction
Number of Unsuccessful, Responsive Bidders:
The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
First published Friday November 7, 2003
Sealed bids will be accepted at the address below until 11:00 AM, Monday November 24, 2003:
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 University High School elevator replacement project (Bid # mb112403).

Bids will be accepted until 11:00 a.m. prevailing time, Monday, November 24, 2003 at Illinois State University, 1220 Purchasing Office, 117 Hovey Hall, Normal IL 61790-1220.

Sealed envelopes containing the bids in duplicate will be marked University High School Elevator Replacement. A single bid will be submitted for the General subdivision of work.

Bidders should be prequalified in accordance with the Instructions to Bidders issued by the Board of Trustees as in the bidding documents. Bids shall include the following:

  1. Bid security in the form of a bid bond, certified check, cashiers check, or bank money order, payable to the Board of Trustees of Illinois State University, in the amount of 5% of Base Bid.
  2. A letter from a surety company in substantially the form set forth in the Instructions to Bidder assuring the issuance of the Performance and Payment Bond.
  3. One completed copy of the Illinois Department of Human Rights Form PC-2, entitled "Bidders Employee Utilization Form Construction."
  4. Vendor Disclosure of Financial Interests.
Bids may not be withdrawn after the opening of bids.

Bidding documents may be obtained from the architect/engineers office by depositing a check in the amount of $25 for each set payable to : Severns, Reid & Assoc., Inc., 821 S Neil St., Champaign, IL 61820. Central Illinois Builders (CIB) non-cash security method for request of documents will also be accepted. The above deposit will be refunded upon return of the bid documents in good condition within ten days after bid opening date. The bid documents shall remain the property of the owner. Do not return bid documents with proposals, but rather return them under separate cover to the architect/engineers office. Reference sets: For the convenience of bidders, complete Bid Documents sets will be on file for inspection at the following locations:

F. W. Dodge
421 S Grand Ave West Ste 1B East
Springfield IL 62704

F. W. Dodge
1760 S Brentwood Ste 270
St Louis MO 63144

Greater Peoria Contractors & Suppliers Assoc
1811 W Altorfer
Peoria IL 61615

Severns. Reid & Associates, Inc.
821 S Neil St
Champaign IL 61820

Illinois State University
Purchasing Office
117 Hovey Hall
Normal IL 61761

Scope of Project: Removal of existing, and replacement with new 3-stop hydraulic elevator, including new car, cylinder and jack, pumping unit, modifications to enlarge hoistway including structural steel, concrete and masonry work, roof patching and new finishes. Ancillary work includes heating and electrical work to support elevator replacement and hoistway enlargement.

Completion Date: April 30, 2004

Bids will be received up to the hour of 11:00 AM local time, on Monday, November 24, 2003. Immediately after closing time for receiving bids, they will be opened publicly and read.

There will be a mandatory pre-bid meeting at 2:00 PM, Tuesday, November 18, 2003 at Facilities Management Conference Room, Carter Harris Physical Plant, Illinois State University, 600 Gregory St., 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.

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

For additional information, contact:
Melinda Cheek

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