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Public Higher Education Bulletin

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
Bid #2306
Invitation for Construction Bid: Lovejoy Library FDIC
Award Info Published Tuesday October 9, 2018
Awarded to:
Contractor: Limbaugh Construction Co, Granite City, IL
Amount: An estimated $103,111
Division of Work: General (unsuccessful, responsive bidders: 3)
Terms:  One-time transaction
Contractor: J.F. Electric Inc, Edwardsville, IL
Amount: An estimated $56,300
Division of Work: Electric (unsuccessful, responsive bidders: 5)
Terms:  One-time transaction
Number of unsuccessful, responsive bidders: 8
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 Friday September 28, 2018
Addendum #2 addresses questions submitted. The bid opening time and date have not been extended. No further questions will be accepted or addressed. To review the complete addendum #2, 2306Addn2, 2306Addn2Drawings, and 2306Addn2Specs, must be downloaded from the Bulletin website.
This notice has been modified
Published Tuesday September 18, 2018
Addendum #1 addresses a mandatory Prebid Meeting for Electrical Contractors Friday September 21, 2018 at 10am. Electrical Contractors at original Prebid Meeting need not attend this meeting. Changes to dates in the original bid documents are as follows. Question Deadline: September 26, 2018 12pm Electrical Bids Open: October 3, 2018 2pm General Contractor Bids Open: October 4, 2018 2pm
First published Thursday, September 13, 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 for demolition of a portion of the carpet and ceiling on the second floor of Lovejoy Library. Construction of new walls and ceiling, new lighting and electrical supply. The existing slot diffusers will be painted and remain. FFE, a glazed wall and carpet/trim are by others.Bids will be received from 2018 SIUE Prequalified Contractors.
General Contractor
Sealed bids will be accepted at the address below until 2:00 PM, Thursday, October 4, 2018:
Purchasing Department
Campus Box 1012
Edwardsville, IL 62026-1012
Electrical Contractor
Sealed bids will be accepted at the address below until 2:00 PM, Wednesday, October 3, 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 Monday September 17, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. in the Supporting Services Building. Representatives of the University and AAIC 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 conference room of the Supporting Services 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 Teresa Shipton, by September 24, 2018, 12:00 p.m. 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, Questions should not be addressed to any other SIUE or AAIC 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 Teresa Shipton at (618) 650-3384. 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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