The Board of Trustees of Southern Illinois University Edwardsville hereby requests sealed bids for construction work on the sidewalk replacement and upgrade at the School of Dental Medicine in Alton project.
Work includes removal of existing walkways, disposal of the debris, installation of new imprinted concrete walkways of a pattern and color selected by the University and site restoration. Time is of the essence and work must be completed within 45 days of the contract award.
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 June 20, 2003.
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.
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, 6330 Knox Industrial Drive, St. Louis, MO.
Prequalification: 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 Prequalificaiton 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, or Facilities Management Director.
Sealed envelopes containing the bids will be marked sidewalk replacement and upgrade at the School of Dental Medicine in Alton. Bids will be received up to the hour of 2:30 PM local time, on Tuesday, July 8, 2003. Immediately after closing time for receiving bids, they will be opened publicly and read.
All bids must include:
A pre-bid conference for all those interested in bidding the project will be held on June 26, 2003 at 10:00 a.m. in Building 281, the gymnasium, located at the School of Dental Medicine in Alton. For directions, call 618-474-7100. Representatives of the University 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.)