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Public Higher Education Bulletin

Southern Illinois University Carbondale
Bid #S1147M
Invitation for Construction Bid: Roof Replacement and Curtain Wall Repair
Award InfoPublished Thursday March 7, 2013
Awarded to:
Contractor: Kehrer Brothers Construction, Incorporated, Albers, IL
Amount: $1,202,634
Division of Work: General (unsuccessful, responsive bidders: 4)
Terms:  One-time transaction
Number of unsuccessful, responsive bidders: 4
The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
First published Tuesday, November 6, 2012
Project Description
Southern Illinois University is seeking bids from qualified vendors to furnish all material, labor and equipment necessary to replace the roof systems and associated curtain wall repairs at the Student Recreation Center on the campus of Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, Illinois. The work shall be done in accordance with the plans and specifications entitled “Roof Replacement and Curtain Wall Repair, Student Recreation Center” dated 11/1/2012.

SIUC Project Labor Agreement and General Conditions shall apply to this project.

This project consists of removal and replacement of roof areas, repairs to the associated curtain walls and alternate bids for additional roof area and skylights.
Sealed bids will be accepted at the address below until 2:00 PM, Tuesday, November 27, 2012:
Procurement Services
113 Wakeland Hall, MC-6813
1215 Douglas Drive
Carbondale, IL 62901
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 November 14, 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 #S1147M 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, 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.

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Please include a copy of your certification with your bid response. Failure to be in compliance at the time of bid opening will result in your bid being considered non-responsive.

For additional information, contact:
Gregory Simmons
Phone: (618) 453-5751
FAX: (618) 453-6714
State Purchasing Officer - Steve Todt
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
  • S1147M.pdf (1 MB)
  • S1147MAmendment1.pdf (108 KB)
  • S1147MPlanholderlist1.pdf (6 KB)
  • S1147MPlanholderslist3.pdf (7 KB)
Public Opening Documents
  • S1147MAbstract.pdf (87 KB)