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Southern Illinois University Carbondale
Bid #S748M
Invitation for Bid: Fire Protection System - General Contractor
Award InfoPublished Monday December 15, 2008
Awarded to:
Vendor: Morgan Commercial Structures, Murphysboro, IL
Amount: $427,947
Terms:  One-time transaction
Number of unsuccessful, responsive bidders: 3
The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
First published Friday, October 31, 2008
Sealed bids will be accepted at the address below until 2:00 PM, Wednesday November 19, 2008:

Purchasing Department
108 Miles Hall 2nd Floor, MC-6813
1255 Douglas Drive
Carbondale, IL 62901

The University is seeking bids from qualified vendors to provide all material, labor, and equipment to perform the general contractor portion of the work for the installation of a fire protection system and fire alarm modifications at Thompson Point in Felts (#0034), Kellogg (#0035), Warren (#0036), and Baldwin (#0039) Halls. Site work includes extending the existing domestic water source to these buildings, installation of a fire protection water main, and installation pad mounted electrical distribution panel for connecting the new fire pump.
A highly recommended pre-bid conference is scheduled for this project at Plant and Service Operations break room on the Southern Illinois University, Carbondale campus on November 12, 2008, at 10:00 a.m., CST. Attendance at this pre-bid conference is strongly encouraged and will be the only opportunity to view the existing buildings prior to bid opening. Photography of individual dorm rooms in Felts, Kellogg, Warren, and Baldwin Halls will not be permitted
In addition to downloading the attached document, drawings and project manual must be picked up at the following address between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 4:00 p.m., Monday through Friday: SIUC Purchasing Department, Greg Simmons, 1255 Douglas Drive, 2nd floor, 108 Miles Hall, Carbondale, Illinois. Please call ahead so a packet will be ready when you arrive.

An award will be made to the lowest responsible bidder meeting specifications and conditions.

For additional information, contact:
Gregory Simmons
Phone: (618) 453-5751
FAX: (618) 453-6714
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. This procurement will be contingent on Board of Trustees approval.

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