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Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
Bid #8810
Invitation for Construction Bid: Renovation of Alton Science Basement Corridor
Award InfoPublished Wednesday December 22, 2010
Awarded to:
Contractor: Limbaugh Construction Co., Inc., Granite City, IL
Amount: An estimated $60,216
Terms:  One-time transaction
Number of unsuccessful, responsive bidders: 9
Limbaugh Construction = $60,216; J.J. Wuellner & Son = $63,810; Korte & Luitjohan Contractors = $66,450; ICS Ltd. = $71,550; L. Wolf Company = $72,400; White Glove Services = $73,543; Plocher Construction = 74,000; Brase Construction = $74,250; Tindall Construction - $74,975; R.W. Boeker Co. = $75,500. No minority goals were set for this project.
The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
First published Monday, December 6, 2010
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 for general contractor to renovate the basement level corridor in the Science Bldg. (Bldg. 279) located on the SIUe Dental School located on the Alton campus of SIUe. Work will include rubber floor tile, vinyl base, lockers, painting, acoustic drop ceilings and grid, mechanical diffusers, lighting and data. Bids will be received from General Contractors only.
Sealed bids will be accepted at the address below until 2:00 PM, Tuesday, December 21, 2010:
Purchasing Department
Campus Box 1012
Edwardsville, IL 62026-1012
A deposit of $100 for one CD and one set of contract documents is required. Suppliers and sub-contractors may receive one set of documents for a non-refundable cost of $50. 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. No 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.
For the convenience of bidders, complete sets of documents will be on file at the Office of Southern Illinois Builders Association, 1468 Green Mount Road, O’Fallon, Illinois and F.W. Dodge Scan, Division of McGraw Hill, 6330 Knox Industrial Drive, St. Louis, MO.
A mandatory pre-bid conference for all those interested in bidding the project will be held on December 10, 2010 at 10:00 a.m. in the SDM Science Bldg., Room 1111 on the Alton campus. 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 Room 1111 of the SDM Science Bldg. 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.
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.

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
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.

This transaction is subject to the State Board of Elections registration and certification requirements of Public Act 095-0971.

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