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Public Higher Education Bulletin

Southern Illinois University Carbondale
Bid #S1073M
Invitation for Construction Bid: Demolition, Asbestos, Electrical, and Mechanical
Award InfoPublished Monday May 7, 2012
Awarded to:
Contractor: Fager McGee Commercial Construction Company, Murphysboro, IL
Amount: $1,574,000
Division of Work: Demolition (unsuccessful, responsive bidders: 5)
Terms:  One-time transaction
Contractor: Brown Electric, Goreville, IL
Amount: $199,578
Division of Work: Electrical (unsuccessful, responsive bidders: 1)
Terms:  One-time transaction
Contractor: Southern Illinois Piping Contractors, Carbondale, IL
Amount: $26,800
Division of Work: Mechanical (unsuccessful, responsive bidders: 3)
Terms:  One-time transaction
Contractor: Envirotech, Incorporated, St. Louis, MO
Amount: $390,155
Division of Work: Abatement-Boomer (unsuccessful, responsive bidders: 6)
Terms:  One-time transaction
Contractor: Freeman Environmental Services, Herrin, IL
Amount: $364,800
Division of Work: Abatement-Allen (unsuccessful, responsive bidders: 6)
Terms:  One-time transaction
Contractor: Freeman Environmental Services, Herrin, IL
Amount: $354,800
Division of Work: Abatement-Wright (unsuccessful, responsive bidders: 7)
Terms:  One-time transaction
Number of unsuccessful, responsive bidders: 28
This project has a 6% Business Enterprise Program goal. The State Procurement Officer for Southern Illinois University is Steve Todt.
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 Wednesday March 7, 2012
The bid opening date has been changed to March 27, 2012.
First published Tuesday, February 21, 2012
Project Description
Southern Illinois University is seeking bids from qualified vendors to furnish all material, labor and equipment necessary to complete the demolition, asbestos abatement, electrical, and mechanical work at Allen, Boomer, and Wright Halls, on the campus of Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, Illinois. The work shall be done in accordance with the plans and specifications entitled “Demolition of University Housing Residence Halls: Allen Hall, Boomer Hall, and Wright Hall” dated 2/20/2012.

SIUC Project Labor Agreement and General Conditions shall apply to this project.
Sealed bids will be accepted at the address below until 2:00 PM, Tuesday, March 27, 2012:
Procurement Services
108 Miles Hall 2nd Floor, MC-6813
1255 Douglas Drive
Carbondale, IL 62901
This project consists of the demolition of three four-story with full basement residence halls of approximately 84,000 gross square feet each. Each building is constructed of masonry and concrete walls, concrete floors and roof slabs, brick veneer with metal doors and metal framed windows with panels. The project includes removal of asbestos containing materials, disconnection of utilities, and restoration of the site 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 on March 1, 2012 at 10:00a.m.

Attendance at this pre-bid conference is strongly encouraged. The Physical Plant Break Room is located at 210 Physical Plant Drive, Carbondale, IL.
The available PDF attachment pertaining to RFQ #S1073M does not include the drawings and project manual; however, you must download and print the file in order to bid this project as a prime contractor. Detailed contact information for SIUC Procurement Services, and the architect of record are included within the General Information section of the PDF attachment.
Effective January 1, 2011 communications regarding the specifications of this solicitation, which are not given in a public forum, are subject to public reporting. Questions regarding where the bid is to be mailed, the date and time of the opening or how to obtain a copy of the solicitation or any other procedural question will not need to be reported. The disclosure of the inquiries that need to be reported will include the name, address, phone number and email address of the person and firm making the inquiry. The reporting of this information will be published on the Procurement Policy Board website:

For additional information, contact:
Gregory Simmons
Phone: (618) 453-5751
FAX: (618) 453-6714
All responses must include:
  • Submit 1 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).

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
  • S1073M.PDF (1 MB)
  • S1073MAmendment1.pdf (52 KB)
  • S1073MAmendment2.pdf (151 KB)
  • S1073MAmendment4.pdf (828 KB)
  • S1073MAmendmentEggemeyer.pdf (183 KB)
Public Opening Documents
  • S1073MAbatementAllenHallAbstract.pdf (56 KB)
  • S1073MAbatementBoomerHallAbstract.pdf (57 KB)
  • S1073MAbatementCombinedAbstract.pdf (59 KB)
  • S1073MAbatementWrightHallAbstract.pdf (56 KB)
  • S1073MElectricalAbstract.pdf (89 KB)
  • S1073MGeneralDemolitionAbstract.pdf (54 KB)
  • S1073MMechanicalAbstract.pdf (58 KB)