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Public Higher Education Bulletin

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
Bid #80010
Invitation for Construction Bid: Reconstruction of Seven Parking Lots at the SDM
Change Order
Published Friday September 22, 2017
Contractor: RCS Construction Inc.
Change Order Amount: $102,230.91

Increase order as follows: 5 additional parking spaces at Robert Watlow Park and cement stabilize parking lot A-2 = $13,842.84; Lime modify 400' x 20' entrance road to Lot A-1 and A-2 = $10,775; Install welded wire fabric in Lot A-2 = $6,334; Repair 10" storm drain that was buried under parking lot from the Science Bldg. and repair sanitary sewer pipes that were buried under parking lot from Science Bldg. and the Library/Museum = $14,824.44; Install roof drain from Bldg. 281 under the parking lot to the story sewer system = $1,944.37; Furnish and install gate = $2,575; Sanitary work = $6,742.43; Pavement lug credit in Lot A-6 = ($2,000); Stabilization in Lot A-6 = $9,675; Delete approximately 8,880 SF of 6x6 2.9 WWF in Lot A-6 = ($3,648.80); Temporary entrance to Lot A-4 = $11,500; Additional Concrete in Lot A-6 at FM Door = $560; Additional manhole adjustments in Lots A-6 and A-8 = $700; Replacement of unsuitable soil in Lot A-3 = $622.22; Road plates to protect utilities in upper Lot A-6 = $628.16; Bldg. 286 sanitary sewer repair = $2,079.03; Bldg. 281 FM wash area = $3,025; ADA detectable warning panels on Seminary and Leverett streets = $1,540; Parking Lot A-4 unsuitable soil = $7,800; Parking Lot A-3 sanitary sewer repairs = $509.60; Bldg. 281 ADA door = $4,394.50; Bldg. 281 FM sanitary sewer repairs = $7,808.12
The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
Award Info Published Friday March 17, 2017
Awarded to:
Contractor: RCS Construction Inc., Wood River, IL
Amount: An estimated $1,788,662
Division of Work: General (unsuccessful, responsive bidders: 1)
Terms:  One-time transaction
Contractor: Camp Electric & Heating Co., Inc., Alton, IL
Amount: An estimated $201,413
Division of Work: Electric (unsuccessful, responsive bidders: 3)
Terms:  One-time transaction
Number of unsuccessful, responsive bidders: 4
The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
First published Wednesday, February 1, 2017
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 seven (7) parking lots at the School of Dental Medicine in Alton. The existing asphalt parking lots will be reconstructed using concrete and will require new LED lights.
Electrical Work
Sealed bids will be accepted at the address below until 10:00 AM, Thursday, February 16, 2017:
Purchasing Department
Campus Box 1012
Edwardsville, IL 62026-1012
General/Concrete Work
Sealed bids will be accepted at the address below until 2:00 PM, Thursday, February 16, 2017:
Purchasing Department
Campus Box 1012
Edwardsville, IL 62026-1012
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.
A mandatory pre-bid conference, for all those interested in bidding the project, will be held on February 7, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. in in Roller Hall located in the Dental Clinic, at 2800 College Avenue in Alton, IL. 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 Roller Hall 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,, by February 9, 2017, 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.
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.
Bidders who have not completed and returned their prequalification statement which is valid for the period January 1, 2017 through December 31, 2017, 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 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 2017 SIUE Prequalification Documents may be downloaded on the Bulletin under RFI 2017SIUEPrequal.
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:
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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