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Public Higher Education Bulletin

 
Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
Bid #8303

Invitation for Construction Bid: Electrical and Asbestos Abatement Contractor Work

Award Info
Published Thursday May 8, 2003
 
Awarded to:
Contractor:  Wissehr Electric (electrical) and American Environmental Technologies Corporation (asbestos abatement)
Amount:  $352,100 (electrical) and $104,000 (asbestos abatement)
Terms:   One-time transaction
Number of Unsuccessful, Responsive Bidders:
The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
First published Wednesday March 12, 2003
Sealed bids will be accepted at the address below until 2:30 PM, Friday March 28, 2003:
Purchasing Department
Campus Box 1012
Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
Edwardsville, IL 62026-1012

The Board of Trustees of Southern Illinois University Edwardsville hereby requests sealed bids for construction work on the electrical and asbestos abatement contractor work for the replacement of feeders and panels at the 400 side of the Cougar Village Housing Complex project.

Electrical contractor shall remove and install the existing apartment load centers and associated electrical services in the 400 series apartment buildings. SIUE will supply the load centers. The existing arc-fault breakers shall be removed from the panels and re-installed in the new panels. The asbestos abatement contractor shall remove all asbestos containing material as indicated on the drawings to allow for installation of electrical panels.

Immediately after closing time for receiving bids, they will be opened publicly in the Purchasing Conference Room at the Supporting Services Building.

Bid documents may be obtained upon application at the Southern Illinois University Edwardsville Purchasing Office, Campus Box 1012, Edwardsville, IL 62026 or by contacting Shelly Albert at 618-650-3265, Supporting Service Building. Bid documents will be available on or after March 13, 2003.

Deposit of $100 (per set of contract documents) is required. It is preferred that the deposit be in the form of a check drawn payable to Southern Illinois University, Board of Trustees; however, cash will be accepted. The deposit for each set will be refunded to bona fide bidders upon return of the contract documents in good condition if not later than 15 days following the award of contracts. Fifty percent of the deposit will be refunded to non-bidders, subcontractors, and suppliers who return the contract documents within the specified period.

Firms that require transmittal of plans and specifications via Federal Express must provide their Federal Express identification number so that delivery charges can be billed direct to their firm.

Bid Document Review Sets: For the convenience of bidders, complete sets of documents will be on file at the Office of Southern Illinois Builders Association, 7623 West Main, Belleville, Illinois and F.W. Dodge Scan, Division of McGraw Hill, 1750 S. Brentwood, St. Louis, MO.

Bidders who have not completed and returned their prequalification statement which is valid for the period January 1, 2003 through December 31, 2003, 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 prior to the bid opening.

Any questions concerning this project must be faxed at least seven days prior to the bid opening, to Shelly Albert, 618-650-5682. Questions should not be addressed to any other University representative, including the Campus Architect, Housing Facilities Management Director, or any representative of BriC Partnership.

Sealed envelopes containing the bids will be marked electrical and asbestos abatement contractor work for the replacement of feeders and panels at the 400 side of the Cougar Village Housing Complex. Bids will be received up to the hour of 2:30 PM local time, on Friday, March 28, 2003. Immediately after closing time for receiving bids, they will be opened publicly and read.

All bids must include:

  • 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 Bond.
  • All bidders must submit a PC-2 form as required by the Illinois Department of Human Rights.

A pre-bid conference for all those interested in bidding the project will be held on March 19, 2003 at 2:00 p.m. in the Supporting Services Building. Representatives of the University and BRiC Partnership LLC will be present to answer questions regarding the project and bidding procedures. All prospective bidders are urged to attend.

(Submitted by Kenn Neher, State Purchasing Officer.)

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
E-Mail: malbert@siue.edu

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