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Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
Bid #8816
Invitation for Construction Bid: Renovate School of Business Resource Ctr Space
Award InfoPublished Tuesday March 29, 2011
Awarded to:
Contractor: Korte & Luitjohan Contractors, Highland, IL
Amount: An estimated $238,700
Division of Work: General (unsuccessful, responsive bidders: 10)
Terms:  One-time transaction
Contractor: Rakers Electric Contracting, Aviston, IL
Amount: An estimated $93,525
Division of Work: Electric (unsuccessful, responsive bidders: 4)
Terms:  One-time transaction
Number of unsuccessful, responsive bidders: 14
Korte & Luitjohan Contractors = $238,700; Plocher Construction Co., Inc. = $245,800; JUN Construction Co. = $246,600; ICS Construction Services = $252,100; R.W. Boeker Co., Inc. = $256,800; C. Rallo Contracting = $261,000; Tindall Construction Co. = $263,040; Limbaugh Construction Co. = $269,015; Bruce Unterbrink Construction = $275,995; J.J. Wuellner & Son = $293,850; Calhoun Construction Inc. = $325,790; Rakers Electric = $93,525; Pyramid Electrical Contractors = $104,230; Camp Electric & Heating Co. = $110,000; Lowry Electric Co. = $114,444; Kaiser Electric = No Bid. No minority goals were established 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 Tuesday, March 8, 2011
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 the complete renovation of the existing 3700 s.f. space located on the third floor of Founders Hall to become the School of Business Resource Center. Scope of work includes a complete interior renovation, with new walls, doors, interior windows, ceilings, flooring, casework, interior finishes, lighting, balcony railing, electrical, and plumbing. A new mechanical system is to be installed by SIUe prior to this project commencing. Bids will be received from General and Electrical contractors.
Sealed bids will be accepted at the address below until 2:00 PM, Thursday, March 24, 2011:
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.
Bidders who have not completed and returned their prequalification statement which is valid for the period January 1, 2011 through December 31, 2011, 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 March 11, 2011 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.
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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