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Public Higher Education Bulletin

Western Illinois University
Bid #R062300
Invitation for Bid: Leasing of Bus Tires
Award Info Published Monday July 13, 2015
Awarded to:
Vendor: Bridgestone Americas Tire Operations, LLC, Nashville, TN
Amount: An estimated $100,000
An estimated start date of 8/1/2015 through 6/30/2020
Number of unsuccessful, responsive bidders: 1
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 Tuesday June 23, 2015
The bid opening date has been changed to July 2, 2015 at 2:00 PM CST.
First published Wednesday, June 10, 2015
Sealed bids will be accepted at the address below until 2:00 PM, Thursday July 2, 2015:

227 Sherman Hall
1 University Circle
Macomb, IL 61455

Western Illinois University is seeking bids for the leasing of tires for fleet buses in the operation of a fixed-route transit system. Any award will be for an initial period of five years.

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
The University reserves the right to accept or reject any and all responses or parts thereof. Vendor may expect payment thirty to sixty days after receipt of invoice, unless otherwise stated in the bid documents. Illinois Department of Human Rights (IDHR) eligibility number is required on all proposals, if applicable. There is no BEP goal for this procurement.

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
  • R062300-LeasingofBusTires.docx (130 KB)
  • R062300addendum1.docx (173 KB)
  • R062300addendum2.docx (160 KB)
Public Opening Documents
  • R062300bidtab.pdf (66 KB)