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Public Higher Education Bulletin

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
Bid #2312
Invitation for Construction Bid: Parking Lots A & Korte Stadium Reconstruction
Award Info Published Friday March 29, 2019
Awarded to:
Contractor: RCS Construction Inc., East Alton, IL
Amount: An estimated $3,880,000
Division of Work: General (unsuccessful, responsive bidders: 6)
Terms:  One-time transaction
Contractor: J.F. Electric Inc., Edwardsville, IL
Amount: An estimated $472,277
Division of Work: Electrical (unsuccessful, responsive bidders: 5)
Terms:  One-time transaction
Number of unsuccessful, responsive bidders: 11
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 February 8, 2019
Addendum #1 addresses most of the questions submitted prior to the question deadline of February 8, 2019, 12:00 noon. No additional questions will be accepted after this deadline. To receive a complete addendum #1, the following must be downloaded: 2312Addn1, 2312Addn1Draw, 2312Addn1KorteUPlan, and 2312Addn1LotAUPlan. The remaining questions submitted prior to the question deadline will be addressed in addendum #2 forthcoming.
First published Thursday, January 31, 2019
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 reconstruct Parking Lot A and the Korte Stadium parking lot located on the Edwardsville campus of Southern Illinois University Edwardsville. Bids will be received from 2019 SIUE prequalified Asphalt/Road/Parking Lot/General Contractors and Electrical Contractors. SIUE reserves the right to award each project to multiple awardees. The University reserves the right to reject any and all bids.
Sealed bids will be accepted below until 2:00 PM, Friday, February 15, 2019:
At the following address
Purchasing Department
Campus Box 1012
Edwardsville, IL 62026-1012
Sealed bids will be accepted below until 10:00 AM, Friday, February 15, 2019:
At the following address
Purchasing Department
Campus Box 1012
Edwardsville, IL 62026-1012
Reconstruction of Parking Lot A consists of using a full-depth reclaimed base that is cement stabilized, reconstructing and expanding parking lot VC, and reconstructing the entrance road to parking lot A and VC. Additional work includes resurfacing parking lot 10 and the Credit Union parking lot. Electrical work consists of construct all removals, install electric car charging station, install emergency call stations, provide and install new LED lights, conduit and wiring; and perform miscellaneous work required to provide a complete and functional electrical project in Parking Lots A, Credit Union, VC, and P-10.
Korte Stadium parking lot consists of constructing all removals, preparing a stabilized subbase, performing paving work, installing drain pipe, installing traffic control, laying pavement markings, and performing miscellaneous work required to provide a complete and functional parking lot. Electrical work consists of constructing all removals, install emergency call stations, provide and install new LED lights, conduit and wiring; and perform miscellaneous work required to provide a complete and functional electrical parking lot.
A mandatory pre-bid conference, for all those interested in bidding the project, will be held on February 5, 2019 at 2:00 the Supporting Services Building, located on the Edwardsville campus of SIUE. 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 Purchasing Conference Room in the Supporting Services Building by 2:10 p.m. prevailing time 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.
If SIUE is closed due to inclement weather on the pre-bid and/or bid opening dates, the pre-bid meeting and/or bid will be due the first day SIUE is open at the same time as referenced in the bid documents.
All questions must be e-mailed to Shelly Albert,, by February 8, 2019, 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, Oates Associates or a BRiC Partnership 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, 2019 through December 31, 2019, will be required to prequalify in accordance with the bidding contract provision ? 2019 SIUE Prequalification Statement. Firms may verify their prequalification status by contacting Shelly at (618) 650-3265. 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 2019 SIUE Prequalification Documents may be downloaded on the Bulletin under RFI 2019SIUEPrequalification.
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.
All resulting contracts issued against this bid will have required terms to provide full compliance with Illinois Public Act 96-0795. These terms will apply to the awarded contractor and their subcontractors and include but are not limited to disclosure of financial interests, annual certifications and filing of subcontracts.
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.

For additional information, contact:
Shelly Albert
Purchasing Campus Box 1012
Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
Edwardsville, IL 62026-1012
Phone: (618) 650-3265
FAX: (618) 650-3251
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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Specification Documents
  • 2312.pdf (2 MB)
  • 2312Addn1.pdf (844 KB)
  • 2312Addn1Draw.pdf (5 MB)
  • 2312Addn1KorteUPlan.pdf (161 KB)
  • 2312Addn1LotAUPlan.pdf (161 KB)
  • 2312Addn2.pdf (140 KB)
  • 2312Addn2Draw.pdf (11 MB)
  • 2312KorteDraw.pdf (15 MB)
  • 2312LotADraw.pdf (31 MB)
  • 2312Specs.pdf (640 KB)
Other Public Documents
  • 2312BEPSpend.xls (34 KB)
  • 2312BidTab.pdf (230 KB)
Public Opening Documents
  • 2312BidOpenTab.pdf (302 KB)