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Public Higher Education Bulletin

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
Bid #2332

Invitation for Construction Bid: SDM Advanced Care Clinic

This notice has been modified
Published Tuesday December 10, 2019
The bid opening dates have been extended: Prime Contractor bids are due at 2:00 pm CST on December 18, 2019 and the General Contractor bids are due at 2:00 pm CST on December 19, 2019. The question deadline has passed, no further questions will be accepted or addressed. SIUE will be closed for the holidays from December 23, 2019 through January 1, 2020, so no plans and specs can be returned during this time. The question deadline has passed and has not been extended. No further questions will be accepted on this project.
First published Friday, November 15, 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 construct a new Advanced Care Clinic at the School of Dental Medicine on the Alton campus of Southern Illinois University. Bids will be received from Project Specific prequalified general contractors and 2019 SIUE prequalified plumbing, heating, ventilation, electrical and fire protection contractors.
General Contractors
Sealed bids will be accepted below until 2:00 PM, Thursday, December 19, 2019:
At the following address
Purchasing Department
Campus Box 1012
Edwardsville, IL 62026-1012
Prime Contractors
Sealed bids will be accepted below until 2:00 PM, Wednesday, December 18, 2019:
At the following address
Purchasing Department
Campus Box 1012
Edwardsville, IL 62026-1012
Construction of an approximately 22,800 square foot one-story steel-framed building with basement. The main level contains the Dental Clinic and Surgery Suite with Reception, Waiting, PAN Room, Dispensing, Sterilization, Dirty Instruments, Dental Wet Lab, Public Toilets. The main level student area includes Student Break, Vending and Toilets. The main level has two main entries; the east entry vestibule will serve as the main patient entry to the Dental Clinic and Surgery Suite and the west entry vestibule will serve as the main student entry. The lower level contains Student Lounge, Locker Storage, Kit Storage, Medical Gas Storage, Main Mechanical, Main Electrical, and Storage. Work includes demolition of existing building (8283) approximately 14,050 square feet. Alternate bid work includes interior renovation of an existing lecture classroom (Hoag Hall) and provide and install steel lockers. The adjacent existing MDL Laboratory and Lecture classroom (Hoag Hall) will remain in use during construction. The project is required to obtain LEED Silver.
Bid documents may be obtained at the Southern Illinois University Edwardsville Purchasing Office, Supporting Services Bldg., Room 1020, Campus Box 1012, Edwardsville, IL 62026 or by contacting Teresa Shipton at 618-650-3384. Bid documents will be available on or after 9:00 a.m. on November 18, 2019. Plans will be available from 8:00 a.m. til 12:00 p.m. and 1:00 p.m. til 4:00 p.m. CDT.
A deposit of $200 for one CD and one set of contract documents is required. Suppliers and sub-contractors may receive one CD for a non-refundable cost of $100. Plan deposits must be in the form of a company check payable to Southern Illinois University, Board of Trustees. No cash, personal checks, credit or debit cards will be accepted. The deposit for the CD and one set of documents will be refunded to bidders submitting bids directly to SIUE upon return of the CD and the contract documents in good condition if not later than thirty (30) days following the bid opening. Fifty percent of the deposit will be refunded to non-bidders who return the contract documents within the specified period. Subcontractors, suppliers and plan houses will not receive a refund.
Firms that require transmittal of plans and specifications via UPS must provide their shipping identification number so that delivery charges can be billed direct to their firm. Plans will not be shipped until the plan deposit/cost check is received.
A mandatory pre-bid conference, for all those interested in bidding the project, will be held on November 25, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. in Bldg. 263-Main Dental Clinic, Roller Hall Classroom (Rm 1511), 1700 Annex Rd, Alton IL. Representatives of the University and FGM Architects 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 Roller Hall classroom by 10:10 (time at the discretion of SIUE Purchasing representative) 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. Plans will not be available for pick-up at the pre-bid meeting.
All questions must be e-mailed to Teresa Shipton,, by December 9, 2019, 12:00 p.m. prevailing time. 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 FGM representative. If contact of any kind occurs with any other representative, this will be grounds for disqualification.
General contractors who have submitted RFI 2330 and have received notification of acceptance of the 2-page document, from SIUE, may submit a bid directly to SIUE. General Contractors that have not submitted the document or have not received SIUE approval of the document will not be allowed to bid this project. Prime 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 - 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 2019 SIUE Prequalification Documents may be downloaded on the Bulletin under RFI 2019SIUEPrequal.
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 must 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 instructions on how to obtain a comprehensive purchase description, disclosure or contract forms, contact:
Teresa Shipton
99 Supporting Services Road
Rm 1020
Campus Box 1012
Edwardsville, IL 62026
Chief Procurement Officer - Ben Bagby
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 30 percent BEP goal for this procurement. See solicitation documentation for details.
  • There is a 2 percent Veteran-owned business 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
  • 2332Addn1.pdf (388 KB)
  • 2332Addn1Drawings1.pdf (6 MB)
  • 2332Addn1Drawings2.pdf (13 MB)
  • 2332Addn1Specs.pdf (437 KB)
  • 2332InvitationtoBid.pdf (150 KB)