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Public Higher Education Bulletin

Western Illinois University
Bid #R013271

Invitation for Construction Bid: Horn Field Campus Pavilion

Award Info Published Tuesday March 2, 2021

Kemper Construction IncCanton, IL

  • Amount: An estimated $127,164
  • BEP [100% / $127,164]
+ 10,401.48 contingency = $137,565.48
  • Terms: An estimated start date of 3/8/2021 through 12/31/2021
  • Renewals: None

Unsuccessful respondents (2)



3 total

1 successful respondent

2 unsuccessful respondents

1 BEP contractors
0 VBP contractors
0 Small businesses

Buyer for this procurement: Lora Lidaywa, (309) 298-1819

Chief procurement officer for this procurement: John Donato

State purchasing officer for this procurement: Constance Ratliff

Awarding Base Bid, Alternate Bid #1, Alternate Bid #2, and Alternate Bid #3.

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 Friday February 19, 2021
Addendum 2 has been issued with additional specifications and drawing E-01.
This notice has been modified
Published Friday February 5, 2021
The bid opening date has been extended to February 24, 2021. Addendum 1 has been issued with further clarifications and the pre-bid attendance sheets.
First published Monday, January 25, 2021
Project Description
Provide all labor, materials, tools, and equipment necessary to build the new pavilion at Western Illinois University's Horn Field Campus, 985 China Road, Macomb, IL. Bid shall include all labor and materials to paint the structural steel. All work to be completed as specified in the drawings, specifications, and project manual.
Horn Field Campus Pavilion
Sealed bids will be accepted below until 2:00 PM, Wednesday, February 24, 2021:
At the following address
227 Sherman Hall
1 University Circle
Macomb, IL 61455-0000
A mandatory pre-bid meeting and mandatory site visit will be held on Wednesday, February 3, 2021 at 1:30 PM CST at WIU's Horn Field Lodge, 985 China Road, Macomb, IL 61455. The site visit will be held immediately following the meeting. Attendees must provide/wear a face covering/mask. Go to for current Protect the 'Necks Daily COVID-19 Self-Check information.

For instructions on how to obtain a comprehensive purchase description, disclosure or contract forms, contact:
Lora Lidaywa
Western Illinois University
Sherman Hall 227
1 University Circle
Macomb, IL 61455
Phone: (309) 298-1819
FAX: (309) 298-1927
Chief Procurement Officer - John Donato
State Purchasing Officer - Constance Ratliff
All responses must include:
  • Sealed envelopes containing the bids have the bid number and project title on the envelope.
  • 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
  • FormA.docx (80 KB)
  • FormB.docx (34 KB)
  • R013271Addendum1.pdf (1 MB)
  • R013271Addendum2.pdf (685 KB)
  • R013271drawings.pdf (2 MB)
  • R013271HornFieldCampusPavilion.pdf (558 KB)
  • R013271samplecontract.pdf (678 KB)
  • R013271specs.pdf (1005 KB)
  • R013271UPlan.pdf (2 MB)
Public Opening Documents
  • R013271bidtab.pdf (120 KB)