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Public Higher Education Bulletin

Southern Illinois University Carbondale
Bid #M1307M
Invitation for Bid: Aluminum Curtain Wall Replacement
Award Info Published Wednesday May 6, 2015
Awarded to:
Vendor: Universal Glass & Carpet, Inc., Carbondale, IL
Amount: An estimated $148,393
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.
This notice has been modified
Published Friday April 3, 2015
Addendum #2 has been added.
This notice has been modified
Published Wednesday April 1, 2015
Addendum #1 and pre-bid meeting minutes have been added.
First published Wednesday, March 25, 2015
Sealed bids will be accepted at the address below until 2:00 PM, Wednesday April 15, 2015:

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

Southern Illinois University Carbondale is seeking bids for a contractor to furnish all material, labor, and equipment for the replacement of the curtain wall systems at Trueblood Hall dining rooms on the campus of Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, Illinois. The work shall be done in accordance with the plans and specifications entitled "Aluminum Curtain Wall Replacement Main Dining & Eastmore Dining Rooms" dated February 2, 2015. SIUC Project Labor Agreement, General Conditions, and current Jackson County, Illinois prevailing wage shall all apply to this project.
This project consists of the installation of new aluminum curtain wall and glazing systems in the Main Dining and Eastmore Dining Rooms - Trueblood Hall Building as shown in the drawings and specified herein.
A highly recommended pre-bid conference is scheduled for this project at the Plant and Service Operations break room on the Southern Illinois University Carbondale campus, April 1, 2015 at 10:00am cdst. Attendance at this pre-bid conference is strongly encouraged. The Physical Plant Break Room is located at 210 Physical Plant Drive, Carbondale, IL.
The PDF attachments pertaining to RFQ M1307M include bid documents, drawings and the specifications project manual. Detailed contact information for SIUC Procurement Services, the architect of record, and the plan house distribution list are included within the General Information section of the PDF attachment.
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. You may register to do business at: 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.
Please check the State Board of Elections website for information on how to register. Please include your online certification with your bid response. See sample copy included within this bid package. Failure to be in compliance at the time of bid opening will result in your bid being considered non-responsive.
Please include your Illinois Procurement Gateway registration number. If you are not registered, you may register at It is highly recommended that you register with the Illinois Procurement Gateway. You do not have to be registered at the time of bid opening to be in compliance.

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. 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
  • M1307M.pdf (3 MB)
Other Public Documents
  • M1307MAddendum1AluminumCurtainWallReplacement.pdf (225 KB)
  • M1307MAddendum2AluminumCurtainWallReplacement.pdf (172 KB)
  • M1307MAluminumCurtainWallReplacementDrawings.pdf (3 MB)
  • M1307MAluminumCurtainWallReplacementSpecifications.pdf (1 MB)
  • M1307MPrebidMinutesAluminumCurtainWallReplacement.pdf (219 KB)
Public Opening Documents
  • M1307MBidOpeningInfo.pdf (12 KB)