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Public Higher Education Bulletin

University of Illinois Springfield
Bid #BAS19024

Invitation for Construction Bid: PAC Fire Door & Alarm Upgrade

Award Info Published Wednesday June 24, 2020
Awarded to:
Contractor: Capitol Construction LLC dba Egizii Electric, Springfield, IL
Amount: $744,580
Division of Work: Div 05 (unsuccessful, responsive bidders: 3)
Terms:  One-time transaction
Number of unsuccessful, responsive bidders: 3
Unsuccessful, Responsive Bidders:
Anderson Electric, Inc, Springfield, $848,760
BB Electric, Springfield, $1,166,230
Boardway Construction, Elk Grove, $1,895,000

See attached file for BEP information.
The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
This notice has been modified
Published Wednesday May 27, 2020
Sealed (electronic) bids will now be accepted until 11:00 AM, Friday, June 5, 2020.

See attached revised ad.

First published Thursday, May 7, 2020
Project Description
Replace and upgrade of the fire detection and alarm systems to include but not limited to duct detection, fire door release systems and annunications/strobes throughout the facility to meet code and life safety requirements.

This Project is located at:
Public Affairs Center
2200 Ernest Hemingway Drive
Springfield, IL 62703

A MANDATORY pre-bid meeting will be held in VIRTUAL ZOOM Meeting format.
All attendees must Register in advance for this meeting:

Must be registered by 9:45 am May 14, 2020.
Physical review of the Public Affairs Center will be scheduled at the Pre-Bid Meeting in accordance with Governor's guidance on 05/14/20 at 10:00 AM prevailing time. Representatives of the Owner and the Professional Services Consultant will be present to answer questions regarding the project and bidding procedures.

After the submission deadline, a recording of the solicitation opening will be available upon request.

See attached file for complete information.
Division 05
Sealed bids will be accepted below until 11:00 AM, Friday, June 5, 2020:
At the following address
via Electronic Bidding
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via Electronic Bidding
For instructions on how to obtain a comprehensive purchase description, disclosure or contract forms, contact:

Keith Stewart
(217) 206-6730

For instructions on how to obtain a comprehensive purchase description, disclosure or contract forms, contact:
Chris Rogan
Chief Procurement Officer - Ben Bagby
State Purchasing Officer - John Knittle
All responses must include:
  • There is a 20 percent BEP goal for this procurement. See solicitation documentation for details.
  • The contract(s) for this solicitation could exceed $50,000 annually.

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
  • BAS19024AD.pdf (123 KB)
  • BAS19024AdRev.pdf (126 KB)
Other Public Documents
  • BidTab_S19024_Div5_New06162020.pdf (146 KB)