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Public Higher Education Bulletin

 
Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
Bid #2301
Invitation for Construction Bid: Road Improvement at East St. Louis Center
Award Info Published Monday May 21, 2018
Awarded to:
Contractor: Christ Bros. Asphalt Inc., Lebanon, IL
Amount: An estimated $169,570
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.
This notice has been modified
Published Tuesday May 15, 2018
The bid opening has not been extended. Addendum #1 addresses the question submitted.
First published Thursday, May 3, 2018
Project Description
The Board of Trustees of the Southern Illinois University governing Southern Illinois University Edwardsville hereby requests sealed bids to furnish all labor, equipment, tools and materials to resurfacing of Converse Avenue, Brady Avenue, and the access road between Building C and F (Base Bid) by milling the old pavement and overlaying the milled surface with new hot-mix asphalt. The bus drop-off loop along James R Thompson Boulevard will be milled and overlaid as an Alternate Bid. Concrete sidewalk ramps and other miscellaneous work will be performed as well. All the work is at the East St. Louis Higher Education Center of Southern Illinois University Edwardsville. Bids will be received from 2018 SIUE Prequalified Contractors.
Sealed bids will be accepted at the address below until 2:00 PM, Friday, May 18, 2018:
Purchasing Department
Campus Box 1012
Edwardsville, IL 62026-1012
A mandatory pre-bid conference, for all those interested in bidding the project, will be held on May 7, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. in the Parking Lot on Converse Avenue, East St. Louis, IL on the East St. Louis campus. Representatives of the University and Oates Associates will be present to answer questions regarding the project and bidding procedures. All prospective bidders are required to attend. All representatives must be in the parking lot by 10:10 and must stay for the entire meeting and site visit. All contractors are required to sign in and sign out after site visit. If contractor is late or leaves before the completion of the meeting or site visit, the contractor will not be considered attending the pre-bid conference. This will be the only site visit. Subcontractors and suppliers that need to view the site are encouraged to attend.
All questions must be e-mailed to Shelly Albert, malbert@siue.edu, by May 10, 2018, 12:00 p.m. CDT. Questions submitted after this date may not receive a response. Answers to all questions will be addressed in the form of an addendum and will be posted on the Illinois Higher Education Procurement Bulletin website, www.procure.stateuniv.state.il.us. Questions should not be addressed to any other SIUE or an Oates Associate representative. If contact of any kind occurs with any other representative, this will be grounds for disqualification.
Bidders who have not completed and returned their prequalification statement which is valid for the period January 1, 2018 through December 31, 2018, will be required to prequalify in accordance with the bidding contract provision - Document PQ00250 Prequalification Documents. Firms may verify their prequalification status by contacting Shelly Albert at malbert@siue.edu or Teresa Shipton at tshipto@siue.edu. The prequalification document will be due at the SIUE Purchasing Office a minimum of three days prior to the bid opening. Bids will not be accepted from Contractors who have not submitted and received approval of the SIUE Prequalification Statement. The 2018 SIUE Prequalification Documents may be downloaded on the Bulletin under RFI 2018SIUEPrequal.
In addition to completing SIUE's prequalification statement, all bidders may qualify to submit bids to state universities of Illinois only if they are a legal entity authorized to do business in Illinois prior to submitting the bid. All first-tier subcontractors also meet this requirement. This applies to both in-state and out-of-state firms. Failure to provide the Certificate of Good Standing (or other qualifications as noted in the form included with this document) with your bid will result in your bid being considered as non-responsive.
The successful bidder will be required to comply with all laws, statutes, regulations, ordinances, rulings or enactments of any governmental authority which are applicable to the work or to the project. The successful bidder shall pay current prevailing wage rates as posted on the Illinois Department of Labor?s website and shall utilize equal employment opportunity hiring practices in connection with this project. The University reserves the right to reject any and all bids.

For additional information, contact:
Teresa Shipton
99 Supporting Services Road
Rm 1020
Campus Box 1012
Edwardsville, IL 62026
State Purchasing Officer - Steve Todt
All responses must include:
  • Sealed envelopes containing the bids have the bid number and project title on the envelope.
  • Bid security (see complete bid for details).
  • A letter from a surety company in substantially the form set forth in the Instructions to Bidders assuring the issuance of the performance and payment bonds.
  • 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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  • 2301Addn1.pdf (67 KB)
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