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Southern Illinois University Carbondale
Bid #S1323M
Invitation for Construction Bid: Campus Lake Sediment Removal
Award Info Published Tuesday October 11, 2016
Awarded to:
Contractor: SM Burkey Construction, Murphysboro, IL
Amount: $336,860.65
Terms:  One-time transaction
Number of unsuccessful, responsive bidders: 3
Comments:
This award is pending Presidential approval.
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 August 17, 2016
Bidding clarification #1 has been added for your review.
This notice has been modified
Published Friday August 12, 2016
Amendment #1 has been added for review.
This notice has been modified
Published Thursday August 11, 2016
The pre-bid meeting minutes and attendance list are attached for review.
This notice has been modified
Published Friday August 5, 2016
A mandatory pre-bid conference is scheduled for this project at the Plant and Service Operations break room on the Southern Illinois University Carbondale campus on August 9, 2016, 10:00a.m. The Physical Plant Break Room is located at 210 Physical Plant Drive, Carbondale, IL.
First published Tuesday, August 2, 2016
Project Description
Southern Illinois University is seeking bids from qualified vendors to remove sediment from Campus Lake on the campus of Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, Illinois. The work shall be done in accordance with the plans and specifications entitled "Campus Lake Sediment Removal" dated July 29, 2016.

SIU Carbondale Project Labor Agreement, General Conditions, and current Jackson County, Illinois prevailing wage shall all apply to this project.
Sealed bids will be accepted at the address below until 2:00 PM, Thursday, August 18, 2016:
Procurement Services
113 Wakeland Hall, MC-6813
1215 Douglas Drive
Carbondale, IL 62901
The project generally consists of dropping the lake level approximately eight (8) feet below the spillway elevation to expose an area of "Suspended Sediment" along the shoreline to allow the removal and disposal of a given depth and area of the "Excessive Suspended Sediment" within the limitation of available funds and with an environmentally sensitive manner as shown in the drawings and specified herein.
A mandatory pre-bid conference is scheduled for this project at the Plant and Service Operations break room on the Southern Illinois University Carbondale campus on August 9, 2016 at 10:00a.m. Note: Attendance is Mandatory. The Physical Plant Break Room is located at 210 Physical Plant Drive, Carbondale, IL.
Contractor shall have access to project site after receipt of the Notice to Proceed anticipated in August 2016. All work associated with this contract must be substantially completed within 120 consecutive days from receipt of the Notice to Proceed. The contractor will be responsible for providing all labor and equipment necessary to meet this schedule.
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. Please check the Secretary of State website for information on how to register. The correct link is provided within the General Information section of this bid document.

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. The correct link is provided within the General Information section of this bid document.

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. The correct link is provided within the General Information section of this bid document.
Suppliers intending to respond to any posted requirement are encouraged to visit that site to insure that they have received a complete and current set of documents. Some notices may provide a downloadable copy of the pertinent procurement documents, as well as any amendments to those documents. Additionally, some notices may permit a supplier to submit a response to a posted requirement in an electronic format. Any supplier receiving a copy of procurement documents from a bid referral service and/or other third party is solely responsible for insuring that they received all necessary procurement documentation, including amendments. Interested suppliers should note that the State Universities in Illinois do not charge any fees (except any required surety documents) to obtain a copy of or respond to documents posted for competitive solicitation. The issuing University is not responsible for insuring that all or any procurement documentation is received by a supplier that is not appropriately registered with the issuing University.

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).
  • 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
  • S1323M.pdf (1 MB)
  • S1323MAmendment1.pdf (509 KB)
  • S1323MBiddingClarification1.pdf (22 KB)
  • S1323MPlans.pdf (4 MB)
  • S1323MPre-BidMinutes.pdf (214 KB)
  • S1323MProjectManual.pdf (963 KB)
Other Public Documents
  • S1323MBidTabulation.pdf (63 KB)