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Western Illinois University
Bid #R024643
Invitation for Bid: Fuel Tank Replacement
Award InfoPublished Monday December 5, 2011
Awarded to:
Vendor: Trotter General Contracting, Inc., Macomb, IL
Amount: An estimated $326,700
An estimated start date of 12/12/2011 through 1/31/2012
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 Monday, November 14, 2011
Sealed bids will be accepted at the address below until 2:00 PM, Friday December 2, 2011:

227 Sherman Hall
1 University Circle
Macomb, IL 61455

This project includes all labor, material, and equipment necessary to supply and install three (3) new, 10,000 gallon, #2 fuel oil storage tanks and related appurtenances at Western Illinois University’s Heating Plant, Macomb, IL, as per project manual and drawings.
A pre-bid meeting will be held November 18, 2011 at 10:30 am local time in the large training room at the Grigsby Physical Plant on the campus of Western Illinois University, Macomb, IL. A site visit will be conducted immediately following the meeting.
Any award will be subject to the Responsible Bidder provisions of the Illinois Procurement Code, including, but not limited to payment of prevailing wage, utilizing equal employment opportunity hiring practices in connection with the project, and participating in applicable apprenticeship programs.

For additional information, contact:
Lora Lidaywa
Western Illinois University
Sherman Hall 227
1 University Circle
Macomb, IL 61455
Phone: (309) 298-1819
FAX: (309) 298-1927
The University reserves the right to accept or reject any and all responses or parts thereof. Illinois Department of Human Rights (IDHR) eligibility number is required on all proposals.

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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  • R024643.pdf (242 KB)
  • R024643addendum1.pdf (77 KB)
  • R024643addendum2.pdf (121 KB)
  • R024643drawings.pdf (4 MB)
  • R024643specs.pdf (199 KB)