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Public Higher Education Bulletin

Western Illinois University
Bid #R089775
Invitation for Bid: University Union Hotel Roof Replacement
Award Info Published Wednesday June 20, 2018
Awarded to:
Vendor: Western Waterproofing Company, Inc. (dba Western Specialty Contractors), Peoria, IL
Amount: An estimated $575,842
An estimated start date of 7/1/2018 through 6/30/2019
Number of unsuccessful, responsive bidders: 1
Awarding Base Bid, Alternate Bid G-2, and Alternate Bid G-3
BEP Goal on this project: 6%

Successful, responsive bidder: Western Specialty Contractors - $575,842.00 (0% MAFBE - waiver)
Good-faith effort contacts:
New Beginnings Contractors, Inc (MBE)
Thompson Brothers, Inc (MBE)
Cook Fassser Assoc, Inc (WBE)
Dan Ash Trucking, Inc (WBE)

Unsuccessful, responsive bidder: Sterling Commerical Roofing, Inc. - $662,900.00 (6% MAFBE)
MACK Construction Services, LLC (WMBE)
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 Wednesday June 6, 2018
Addendum 2 has been posted.
This notice has been modified
Published Monday June 4, 2018
Addendum 1 has been posted.
First published Thursday, May 24, 2018
Sealed bids will be accepted at the address below until 2:00 PM, Friday June 8, 2018:

227 Sherman Hall
1 University Circle
Macomb, IL 61455

All labor, material, and equipment necessary for complete removal and replacement of the existing roof over the University Union Hotel on the campus of Western Illinois University, Macomb, IL. Price to include roofing work and skylight removal work at four (4) stairways per plans and specifications.
A mandatory pre-bid meeting will be held on Thursday, May 31, 2018 at 1:00 PM CST at WIU's University Union Board 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. This procurement may be contingent on Board of Trustees approval. 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
  • BEPforms.pdf (306 KB)
  • R089775.pdf (772 KB)
  • R089775Addendum1.pdf (3 MB)
  • R089775Addendum2.pdf (857 KB)
  • R089775drawings.pdf (47 MB)
  • R089775specs.pdf (9 MB)
  • WIUConstructionContractSample.pdf (800 KB)
Public Opening Documents
  • R089775bidtab.pdf (68 KB)