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Public Higher Education Bulletin

Western Illinois University
Bid #R037760
Invitation for Construction Bid: WIU Grand Entrance
Award InfoPublished Monday July 1, 2013
Awarded to:
Contractor: Leander Construction, Inc., Canton, IL
Amount: An estimated $420,900
An estimated start date of 7/15/2013 through 12/31/2013
Number of unsuccessful, responsive bidders: 2
Awarding Base Bid + Alternate 1.
The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
First published Friday, June 7, 2013
Project Description
All labor, material, and equipment necessary to construct a new WIU grand entrance with brick masonry monument, signage, lighting, and landscaping at the northwest corner of Highway 67 (North Lafayette Street) and West University Drive, Macomb, IL, as per bid specifications and drawings.
General Contractors
Sealed bids will be accepted at the address below until 2:00 PM, Tuesday, June 25, 2013:
227 Sherman Hall
1 University Circle
Macomb, IL 61455
A mandatory pre-bid meeting will be held Monday, June 17, 2013 at 10:00 am local time at the WIU Grigsby Physical Plant large training room, Macomb, IL.

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
State Purchasing Officer - Tom Sestak
All responses must include:
  • Sealed envelopes containing the bids have the bid number and project title on the envelope.
  • 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
  • R037760.pdf (432 KB)
  • R037760addendum1.pdf (260 KB)
  • R037760drawings.pdf (4 MB)
  • R037760specs.pdf (1 MB)
Public Opening Documents
  • R037760bidtab.pdf (72 KB)