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Public Higher Education Bulletin

Northeastern Illinois University
Bid #83-6000-0314
Invitation for Construction Bid: West Plaza Replacement and Concrete Repairs
This solicitation will not be awarded
Published Thursday October 2, 2014
Northeastern Illinois University will not be awarding a contract for West Plaza Replacement and Concrete Repairs as bid amounts exceeded available budget funding.
This notice has been modified
Published Friday August 15, 2014
This document has been modified to include Addendum 1 and Addendum 1 Drawings.
First published Thursday, July 31, 2014
Project Description

Northeastern Illinois University ("NEIU") is seeking bids from qualified firms to provide all necessary labor, material and equipment required to complete the project known as West Plaza Replacement and Concrete Repairs 83-6000-0314.

Project consists of removal and replacement of exterior slab at West plaza, between Building E and Building H of Northeastern Illinois University. Includes masonry and concrete demolition, masonry work, concrete work, concrete repairs, revisions to exterior plumbing / site drainage. Structural repairs in Receiving Dock.

The West Plaza Replacement and Concrete Repairs project is funded entirely by NEIU. This is not a State of Illinois Capital Development Board (CDB) peoject.

Separate Prime Contracts will be awarded for:

1. General Construction

5% of the base bid amount.

A MANDATORY pre-bid meeting will be held on Monday, August 11, 2014 at 10:00 AM, in Student Union SU 214 located at Northeastern Illinois University, 5500 N. St Louis, Chicago, IL 60625.

Northeastern Illinois University strongly supports the participation of businesses owned by Minorities, Females and Persons with Disabilities (MAFBE) and has established a goal that 20% of its contracts be awarded to Business Enterprise Program (BEP)/MAFBE owned businesses. The University desires participation either on a direct basis or through sub-contracting efforts. The Bidder agrees to submit a Business Enterprise Program (BEP) Utilization Plan in accordance with Section 004115 of this bid document.
Sealed bids will be accepted at the address below until 10:00 AM, Monday, August 25, 2014:
Purchasing Department
Building C, 4th Floor
5500 North St. Louis Avenue
Chicago, IL 60625-4699

For additional information, contact:
Jason Garcia
Phone: (773) 442-5305
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.
  • There is a BEP goal for this procurement. See solicitation documentation for details.

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
  • 83-6000-0314_Addendum1.pdf (14 KB)
  • 83-6000-0314_Addendum1_Drawings.pdf (334 KB)
  • 83-6000-0314_Project_Drawings.pdf (1 MB)
  • 83-6000-0314_Project_Manual.pdf (1 MB)
Other Public Documents
  • 83-6000-0314_BidTab.pdf (46 KB)
  • 83-6000-0314_PreBidAttendance.pdf (72 KB)