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Public Higher Education Bulletin

Southern Illinois University Carbondale
Bid #S959M
Invitation for Construction Bid: Construction of Parking Lot
Award InfoPublished Thursday July 21, 2011
Awarded to:
Contractor: E.T. Simonds Construction Company, Carbondale, IL
Amount: $530,718
Division of Work: General (unsuccessful, responsive bidders: 2)
Terms:  One-time transaction
Contractor: W.J. Burke Electric Company, Incorporated, Murphysboro, IL
Amount: $57,250
Division of Work: Electrical (unsuccessful, responsive bidders: 3)
Terms:  One-time transaction
Number of unsuccessful, responsive bidders: 5
The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
First published Thursday, May 19, 2011
Project Description
The University is seeking bids from qualified vendors to furnish all labor, material, equipment, services, and coordination necessary to construct parking lot 13B. This lot is located on the north side of Travel Service Drive and east of parking lot 13 across from the Student Center on the campus of Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, IL. The work shall be done in accordance with the plans and specifications entitled: "CONSTRUCTION OF PARKING LOT 13B, PROJECT #11147, LOCATION #1960" dated 5/5/11. SIUC Project Labor Agreement and General Conditions shall apply to this project.
Sealed bids will be accepted at the address below until 2:00 PM, Tuesday, June 7, 2011:
Procurement Services
108 Miles Hall 2nd Floor, MC-6813
1255 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 May 26, 2011, at 10:00 a.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 #S959M does not include the drawings and project manual; therefore, you must download the file in order to bid this project. Also, you must obtain the drawings and project manual by contacting the Southern Illinois University Carbondale Purchasing Department. Detailed contact information is included within the General Requirements section of the PDF attachment.
Effective January 1, 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:

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.

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
  • S959M.PDF (1 MB)
  • S959Mamendment1.pdf (105 KB)