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Public Higher Education Bulletin

University of Illinois at Springfield
Bid #BAS07008

Invitation for Construction Bid: UIS - Brookens Library Coffee Cafe

Award Info
Published Tuesday November 27, 2007
Awarded to:
Contractor:  Evans Construction Company, Springfield, IL
Amount:  $60,486
Terms:   One-time transaction
Number of Unsuccessful, Responsive Bidders: 3
The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
First published Wednesday October 17, 2007
Project Description
This project involves remodeling of existing lounge area in Brookens Library consisting of minor demolition, and installation of floor, wall and ceiling finishes. Work includes coordination with UIS personnel and food service equipment suppliers.
Division #1 - General
Sealed bids will be accepted at the address below until 2:00 PM, Friday November 2, 2007:
The Board of Trustees of the University of Illinois
c/o Facilities & Services, Business Services Building, Room 43
Attn: Michael Doerr (
One University Drive
Springfield, IL 62703
Bid Document Sources
Bid documents have been prepared by Hanson Professional Services, Inc., the professional services consultant. The bid documents may be obtained from them, Inc., 1525 South 6th Street, Springfield, IL, 62703 by depositing a check in the amount of $25 OR non-cash plan deposit programs which are guaranteed by contractor associations are acceptable for each set, payable to Hanson Professional Services, Inc. on or after October 17, 2007.

Bid Document Review Sets
Please see the attached file for a complete listing.

Each bidder shall prequalify with the Owner in accordance with the General Instructions to Bidders (Document 00200).

All bidders shall be prequalified with the Owner. New bidders that are not prequalified shall prequalify using the Owner's web-based Contractor Annual Prequalification System (CAPS)-

Pre-Bid Meeting
A pre-bid meeting will be held in Room 31 Business Services Building, prevailing time on October 24, 2007 at 10:00 AM. Representatives of the Owner and the Professional Services Consultant will be present to answer questions regarding the project and bidding procedures. All prospective bidders are urged to attend.

Bid Opening
Immediately after the closing time for receiving bids, all proposals will be publicly opened, read, and tabulated at University of Illinois at Springfield, BSB 31, Springfield, IL. Noted errors, omissions and defects will be announced. Bids received after closing time will be returned unopened. The public opening and reading is for information only and is not construed as acceptance or rejection of any bid.

Bid Acceptance or Rejection
The Owner reserves the right to reject any or all bids or any part thereof, to waive any informalities in the bidding, and to accept the bids deemed to be in the best interests of the University of Illinois after all bids have been examined and evaluated.

Statutory Requirements
The successful bidder will be required to comply with all laws, statutes, regulations, ordinances, rulings or enactments of any governmental authority that 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.

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