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Southern Illinois University Carbondale
Bid #S873M
Invitation for Construction Bid: Farm Service Center
Award InfoPublished Monday October 18, 2010
Awarded to:
Contractor: Johannes Construction, Centralia, IL
Amount: $320,800
Division of Work: General (unsuccessful, responsive bidders: 1)
Terms:  One-time transaction
Contractor: F.W. Electric, Inc., Benton, IL
Amount: $50,955
Division of Work: Electrical (unsuccessful, responsive bidders: 2)
Terms:  One-time transaction
Contractor: H&E, Inc., Carbondale, IL
Amount: $53,700
Division of Work: Plumbing (unsuccessful, responsive bidders: 2)
Terms:  One-time transaction
Contractor: Sutton Plumbing & Heating, Eldorado, IL
Amount: $39,196
Division of Work: HVAC (unsuccessful, responsive bidders: 2)
Terms:  One-time transaction
Number of unsuccessful, responsive bidders: 7
The following information is required per Public Act 96-1064. The Business Enterprise Goals for these projects were 6% and were met or exceeded by the successful bidders. The following are bidders that responded for each trade awarded and their bid amounts: General: J&L Robinson Development & Construction Company, Inc.-$358,770. Electrical: W.J. Burke Electric, Inc.-$51,925; Keith Martin, Inc.-$58,240. Plumbing: Linton Enterprises, Inc.-$79,014; F.W. Plumbing and Heating, Inc.-$89,995. HVAC: HSG Mechanical Contractors, Inc.-$40,655; Heartland Mechanical Contractors-$44,500.
The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
First published Wednesday, May 26, 2010
Project Description
Southern Illinois University is seeking bids to furnish all material, labor and equipment necessary to replace three farm service buildings damaged in the 2009 ice and wind storms with one new facility. The Farm Service Center (#1120) is located at 2704 Union Hill Road, Carbondale, Illinois, on the campus of Southern Illinois University Carbondale. The work shall be done in accordance with the plans and specifications entitled “REPLACE FARM SERVICE CENTER - REBID, PROJECT #10031, LOCATION #1120” dated 05/14/10. SIUC Project Labor Agreement and General Conditions shall apply to this project. This project is to be completed under four contracts (general, plumbing, HVAC and electrical).
Sealed bids will be accepted at the address below until 2:00 PM, Friday, June 18, 2010:
Purchasing Department
108 Miles Hall 2nd Floor, MC-6813
1255 Douglas Drive
Carbondale, IL 62901
This project consists of the construction of a new facility (approximately 10,000 s.f.) to replace the original three farm service buildings. Work includes minor demolition, concrete work, pre-engineered building construction, interior partitions and finishes, plumbing work, HVAC work, and electrical work for the new Farm Service Center (bldg #1120) as shown in the drawings and specified herein.
The available PDF attachment pertaining to RFQ #S873M must be downloaded to bid this project; however, it does not include the drawings and project manual. In order to bid this project, you must obtain these documents by contacting the Southern Illinois University Carbondale Purchasing Department. Detailed contact information is included within the “Requirements for RFQ #S873M” section of the PDF attachment.
A highly recommended pre-bid conference is scheduled for this project at the Plant and Service Operations break room located at 210 Physical Plant Drive, Carbondale, Illinois on June 8, 2010, at 10:00 a.m., CDST.
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 bids. This procurement will be contingent on Board of Trustees approval.

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.

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