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Public Higher Education Bulletin

Southern Illinois University Carbondale
Bid #M1242M
Invitation for Bid: Minor Remodeling and Maintenance Projects
Award Info Published Tuesday May 13, 2014
Awarded to:
Vendor: Samron Midwest Contracting, Inc., Murphysboro, IL
Amount: An estimated $3,793,500
An estimated start date of 5/26/2014 through 9/30/2017
Number of unsuccessful, responsive bidders: 3
Two bidders withdrew their bids.
The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
This notice has been modified
Published Friday March 14, 2014
The bid opening date has been changed to March 25, 2014.
This notice has been modified
Published Monday March 10, 2014
The pre-bid conference has been changed to March 12, 2014 at 10:00am.
First published Wednesday, February 26, 2014
Sealed bids will be accepted at the address below until 2:00 PM, Tuesday March 25, 2014:

Procurement Services
113 Wakeland Hall, MC-6813
1215 Douglas Drive
Carbondale, IL 62901

Southern Illinois University Carbondale is seeking bids for minor remodeling and maintenance projects pertaining to general/concrete construction work for the period of May 1, 2014 through September 30, 2017. Plant and Service Operations will issue instructions to contractors in verbal and written form and/or by drawings to indicate the work involved for the project. The work will be on an as needed basis and may consist of new, repair or replacement work. Duration of work and work force required will be dependent upon the scope of the work as determined by Plant & Service Operations. SIUC Project Labor Agreement and General Conditions shall apply to this project.
A pre-bid conference is scheduled for this project at the Physical Plant break room on the campus of Southern Illinois University, March 11, 2014 at 10:00 AM CST, located at 210 Physical Plant Drive, Carbondale, IL. Attendance is highly recommended.
Registration for conducting business in the State of Illinois (30 ILCS 500/20-43) Sec. 20-43: Bidder or offeror authorized to do business in Illinois. In addition to meeting any other requirement of law or rule, a person (other than an individual acting as a sole proprietor) may qualify as a bidder or offeror under this Code only if the person is a legal entity authorized to do business in Illinois prior to submitting the bid, offer, or proposal. Do not confuse this requirement with the Board of Elections certification.
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Failure to be in compliance at the time of bid opening will result in your bid being considered non-responsive.
Board of Elections: Public Act 095-0971, which became effective on January 1, 2009, requires vendors to register with the State Board of Elections before bidding on any State contract that exceeds $50,000. Registration is also required for all vendors currently holding and/or bidding on State contracts that in the aggregate exceed $50,000 in value.

For additional information, contact:
Eric Massey
Phone: (618) 453-6715
FAX: (618) 453-6714
State Purchasing Officer - Steve Todt
The University reserves the right to accept or reject any and all responses or parts thereof. Illinois Department of Human Rights (IDHR) eligibility number is required on all proposals, if applicable. This procurement may be contingent on Board of Trustees approval. Solicitation documents may be obtained by contacting the Purchasing Office. 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
  • M1242M.pdf (4 MB)
Other Public Documents
  • Addendum1toM1242MGeneralConcrete.pdf (84 KB)
  • Addendum2toM1242MGeneralConcrete.pdf (91 KB)
  • M1242MPrebidMeetingMinutesGeneralConcrete.pdf (229 KB)
Public Opening Documents
  • M1242MBidOpeningInfoGeneralConcrete.pdf (21 KB)