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Public Higher Education Bulletin

University of Illinois Springfield
Bid #BAS15031
Invitation for Construction Bid: UHB Dimmer Replacement
Award Info Published Tuesday July 14, 2015
Awarded to:
Contractor: Rathje Enterprises, Inc. dba Bodine Electric of Decatur, Decatur, IL
Amount: $91,965
Terms:  One-time transaction
Number of unsuccessful, responsive bidders: 1
Successful, responsive bidder: 0% MAFBE

Unsuccessful, responsive bidder: Prairie State Plumbing & Heating $168,168 (0% MAFBE)
The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
First published Friday, June 12, 2015
Project Description
This project will consist of a complete replacement of the existing ETC light dimming system in the University Hall Building (UHB) at the University of Illinois in Springfield. The University will be supplying the nLight Hardware for the control system and four new GE 100A 480Y/277 VAC panel boards for this project. The contractor will be responsible for the complete installation of the nLight Hardware and GE Panels. The contractor will also be responsible for the purchase and complete installation of any required conduit, power wire, category 6 Ethernet wire, control wire and any other miscellaneous electrical basic materials and methods for a complete and operational system as outlined on the plans and in the specifications. The contractor will also be responsible to coordinate with the dimming system vendor for complete setup and programming of the dimming system. This will include assisting the university with the download and setup of the SensorView software, initial programming of the dimming components and training to educate the end users and maintenance personnel on how to operate and modify the system if needed.

This Project is located at: University of Illinois Springfield University Hall Building (UHB) 2180 Vachel Lindsay Drive Springfield, IL 62703.

Please see the attached file for more information.
Division 05 - Electrical Work
Sealed bids will be accepted at the address below until 2:00 PM, Tuesday, June 30, 2015:
The Board of Trustees of the University of Illinois
c/o Director of Construction Attention: Charles Coderko, 217-206-7375
One University Plaza MS BSB 43
Springfield, IL 62703
The Board of Trustees of the University of Illinois
c/o Director of Construction Attention: Charles Coderko 217-206-7375
University of Illinois Springfield
One University Plaza
Business Services Building
Room 41
Springfield, IL 62703
State Purchasing Officer - John Knittle
All responses must include:
  • There is a BEP goal for this procurement. See solicitation documentation for details.

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

The State of Illinois has a policy to encourage prospective vendors to hire qualified veterans, minorities, females, persons with disabilities and ex-offenders.

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Specification Documents
  • BAS15031ad.pdf (97 KB)