Contractor: Korte & Luitjohan Contracting Inc., Highland, ILNumber of unsuccessful, responsive bidders:
Amount: An estimated $64,800
Terms: One-time transaction
The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
First published Monday, February 23, 2009
The Board of Trustees of Southern Illinois University governing Southern Illinois University Edwardsville hereby requests sealed bids to furnish all labor, equipment, tools and materials to construct an 8' wide concrete sidewalk along Circle Drive and a 6' wide concrete sidewalk along the western edge of the B. Barnard Birger Hall parking lot on the Edwardsville campus of Southern Illinois University Edwardsville. Other construction items include earthwork, concrete curb and gutter, storm sewer, the removal of an existing guardrail system, traffic control, and other associated work.
Sealed bids will be accepted at the address below until 2:00 PM, Thursday, March 12, 2009:
Campus Box 1012
Bidders who have not completed and returned their prequalification statement which is valid for the period January 1, 2009 through December 31, 2009, 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.
A mandatory pre-bid conference for all those interested in bidding the project will be held on February 26, 2009 at 10:00 a.m. in the Supporting Services Building. 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 conference room of the Supporting Services 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.
All questions must be faxed or e-mailed to Shelly Albert, firstname.lastname@example.org, by March 5, 2009, 12:00 noon. 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 sent to all plan holders and plan houses. Questions should not be addressed to any other SIUE or an Oates Associates representative. If contact of any kind occurs with any other representative, this will be grounds for disqualification.
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 prevailing wages and shall utilize equal employment opportunity hiring practices in connection with this project. The University reserves the right to reject any and all bids.
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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.