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Northeastern Illinois University
Bid #36-1215-0112
Invitation for Construction Bid: PE Auxiliary Gym Flooring
Award InfoPublished Thursday February 21, 2013
Awarded to:
Contractor: Tyler Lane Construction, Inc., Chicago, IL
Amount: $180,742
Terms:  One-time transaction
Number of unsuccessful, responsive bidders: 1
A Business Enterprise Program Utilization Plan goal of 20% was established for this project. The low bid of $174,398.00 submitted by Dynamic Sports Construction did not meet floor covering specifications and did not include a Business Enterprise Program (BEP) Utilization Plan. Tyler Lane Construction submitted a BEP utilization plan of $10,000 with a BEP vendor.

This contract award is contingent upon approval by the Board of Trustees of Northeastern Illinois University.
The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
First published Thursday, December 20, 2012
Project Description
Furnish and install all necessary labor, material and equipment required to complete the project known as PE Auxiliary Gym Flooring, Project No. 36-1215-0112. This work consists of removal of existing gym flooring and wall base, repairs to concrete slab-on-grade as required, floor prep with leveling in advance of new flooring, installation of new resilient athletic flooring system and new wall base, providing new covers for floor inserts, and painted game striping. Specifications are provided in the attached bid documents.

A MANDATORY pre-bid meeting will be held on Wednesday, January 9, 2013 @ 10:00 AM, in Room PE 1215 of the Physical Education Building located on the University main campus.

TRADE: General

BID SECURITY: $12,475.00

Northeastern Illinois University strongly supports the participation of businesses owned by Minorities, Females and Persons with Disabilities (MAFBE). The University desires participation either on a direct basis or through sub-contracting efforts. Bidders will be required to submit a Business Enterprise Program (BEP) Utilization Plan in accordance with Section 004115 of the bid document.
Sealed bids will be accepted at the address below until 11:00 AM, Friday, January 25, 2013:
Purchasing Department
Building C, 4th Floor
5500 North St. Louis Avenue
Chicago, IL 60625-4699

For additional information, contact:
Robert Filipp
Phone: (773) 442-5308
FAX: (773) 442-5314
State Purchasing Officer - Lee Saulter
All responses must include:
  • Submit 3 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.

The State of Illinois has a policy to encourage prospective vendors to hire qualified veterans, minorities, females, persons with disabilities and ex-offenders.

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Specification Documents
  • 36-1215-0112_Bid_Document.pdf (1 MB)
  • 36-1215-0112_Bid_Drawing.pdf (616 KB)
Other Public Documents
  • 36-1215-0112PreBidAttendanceList.pdf (417 KB)