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Public Higher Education Bulletin

Western Illinois University
Bid #R024833
Invitation for Bid: Wetzel Hall Demolition
Award InfoPublished Wednesday April 11, 2012
Awarded to:
Vendor: Brandenburg Industrial Service Company, Chicago, IL
Amount: An estimated $1,485,134
An estimated start date of 5/10/2012 through 12/1/2012
Number of unsuccessful, responsive bidders: 8
The two low bidders, Dore & Associates Contracting, Inc. and Homrich, Inc., were considered non-responsive by not providing the Board of Elections registration as required by the Illinois Procurement Code.
The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
First published Friday, January 6, 2012
Sealed bids will be accepted at the address below until 2:00 PM, Thursday February 9, 2012:

227 Sherman Hall
1 University Circle
Macomb, IL 61455

This project is for the demolition and deconstruction of Wetzel Hall on the campus of Western Illinois University, Macomb, IL. Work to include the implosion, demolition, proper disposal, recycling and clean-up of Wetzel Hall, a 15-story residence hall located in the North Quad of the campus.
A mandatory pre-bid meeting will be held on Wednesday, January 11, 2012 at 11:00 am local time at the Grigsby Physical Plant large training room, Macomb, IL. A site visit will be held immediately following the pre-bid meeting.
A 10% bid deposit is required for this bid. Any award will be subject to the Responsible Bidder provisions of the Illinois Procurement Code, including, but not limited to payment of prevailing wages, 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 procurement will be contingent on Board of Trustees approval.

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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  • R024833addendum1.pdf (1 MB)
  • R024833addendum2.pdf (81 KB)
  • R024833BidDocOnly.pdf (249 KB)
  • R024833drawings.pdf (14 MB)
  • R024833specs.pdf (6 MB)
  • R024833wetzeldrawingsPart1.pdf (47 MB)
  • R024833wetzeldrawingsPart2.pdf (50 MB)
  • R024833wetzeldrawingsPart3.pdf (49 MB)
  • R024833wetzeldrawingsPart4.pdf (77 MB)