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Public Higher Education Bulletin

Western Illinois University
Bid #R088495
Invitation for Bid: Athletic Training Room Upgrades
Award Info Published Thursday March 8, 2018
Awarded to:
Vendor: Trotter General Contracting Inc, Industry, IL
Amount: An estimated $146,095
An estimated start date of 3/26/2018 through 12/31/2018
Number of unsuccessful, responsive bidders: 3
Awarding base bid and all alternates (G1-G5).
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 March 2, 2018
Addendum 1 has been issued and includes questions/clarifications, pre-bid attendance sheet, and revised drawing AD-1.
First published Friday, February 16, 2018
Sealed bids will be accepted at the address below until 2:00 PM, Wednesday March 7, 2018:

227 Sherman Hall
1 University Circle
Macomb, IL 61455

All labor, material, and equipment necessary to complete upgrades at Western Hall and Brophy Hall athletic training complexes, on the campus of Western Illinois University, Macomb, IL, per plans and project manual.
A mandatory pre-bid meeting will be held on Tuesday, February 27, 2018 at 1:30 PM CST in WIU's Western Hall, Hall of Fame Room, Macomb, IL. The required site visit will be held 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
State Purchasing Officer - Constance Ratliff
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, if applicable. There is a 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
  • R088495.pdf (424 KB)
  • R088495Addendum1.pdf (477 KB)
  • R088495drawings.pdf (2 MB)
  • R088495specs.pdf (2 MB)
  • WIUConstructionContractExample.pdf (800 KB)
Public Opening Documents
  • R088495bidtab.pdf (88 KB)