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Public Higher Education Bulletin

Southern Illinois University Carbondale
Bid #C13390-0083M

Invitation for Bid: new Model Year 2002 semi-automated recycling truck

Award Info
Published Friday June 7, 2002
Awarded to:
Vendor:  SAC Recycling Trucks of South Windsor, South Windsor, CT,
Amount:  $88,612
Terms:   One-time transaction
Number of Unsuccessful, Responsive Bidders: 1
The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
First published Thursday May 16, 2002
Sealed bids will be accepted at the address below until 2:00 PM, Tuesday June 4, 2002:
Purchasing Office
108 Miles Hall
Southern Illinois University Carbondale
Carbondale, IL 62901-6813

for a new Model Year 2002 semi-automated recycling truck (Bid # C13390-0083M). Southern Illinois University Carbondale is seeking bids for one new semi-automated recycling truck to meet the following specifications:

  • Set-back axle truck package
  • Straight truck provision
  • Front axle 9000 lbs minimum
  • Rear axle 17,000 lbs minimum
  • GVWR 26,000 lbs minimum
  • Truck body 22 ft length minimum
  • Engine: Cummins ISB-205 HP @ 2300 RPM; 2500 GOV RPM 98 EPA/CARB
  • Engine mounted oil check and fill
  • Alternator: 130 Amp Delco 22-SI
  • Batteries: Two 123V Alliance GRP 31 1031 MF 1520 CCA w/threaded posts
  • Cummins 15.2 CFM compressor
  • Electronic engine-integral shutdown protection system
  • 720 sq. inch aluminum radiator w/heavy duty coolant, ethylene glycol pre-charged SCA to -30F
  • Allison 2400P series automatic w/PTO provisions transmission
  • Front brakes: Meritor CAM 15X5 Q+ cast spider cam, double anchor fab shoe w/non-asbestos front brake linings
  • TRW TAS55 power steering
  • 9000# taper leaf front suspension
  • 204" Wheelbase
  • 45 gallon/170 liter short right-hand fuel tank
The minimum specifications for the recycling body and cart dumper are as follows:
  • Body construction: Aluminum
  • Body capacity: 33 yards
  • Body width outside: 92" -102"
  • Body length: 20''
  • Divider Doors: 5
  • Body Floor and understructure: 3/16" (5052) aluminum floor pan, 15" deep shall be utilized. Each side of floor pan to have a 1'' integrity bend at top edge of floor pan and 6" beveled 45 degree lower corner formation
  • 3" Structural channel (.358) Crossmembers of 6061 T 6511 aluminum on 48" centers
An award will be made to the lowest bidder meeting specifications and conditons.

The University reserves the right to accept or reject any and all bids or parts thereof. Vendor may expect payment thirty to sixty days after receipt of invoice, unless otherwise stated in the bid/RFP documents. Contingent on Board of Trustees approval. Bidding documents may be obtained by contacting the Purchasing Office. Illinois Department of Human Rights (IDHR) eligibility number is required on all bid proposals.

(Submitted by Cathy Hagler, State Purchasing Officer.)

For additional information, contact:
Pat Cook
Phone: (618) 453-5751
FAX: (618) 453-6714

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