Contractor: Evrard-Strang Construction, Incorporated, Marion, ILNumber of unsuccessful, responsive bidders:
Terms: One-time transaction
The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
The bid opening date has been changed to October 1, 2013.
First published Monday, September 9, 2013
Southern Illinois University is seeking bids from qualified vendors to furnish all material, labor and equipment for the construction of a new boardwalk and railing system at Lake on the Campus on the campus of Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, Illinois. The work shall be done in accordance with the plans and specifications entitled âConstruction of Boardwalk Systemâ dated 7/26/2013.
SIUC Project Labor Agreement, current Jackson County, Illinois prevailing wage, and SIUC General Conditions shall apply to this project.
Sealed bids will be accepted at the address below until 2:00 PM, Tuesday, October 1, 2013:
113 Wakeland Hall, MC-6813
1215 Douglas Drive
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 September 17, 2013 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 PDF attachments pertaining to RFQ #S1224M 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 http://www.cyberdriveillinois.com/publications/pdf_publications/bca1315.pdf.
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.
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.
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: http://www2.illinois.gov/ppb/Pages/default.aspx
For additional information, contact:
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).
- There is a BEP goal for this procurement. See solicitation documentation for details.