Western Illinois University
Bid #R025231
Invitation for Bid: Building Demolition
Award InfoPublished Tuesday April 17, 2012
Awarded to:
Vendor: Laverdiere Construction, Inc., Macomb, IL
Amount: An estimated $61,000
An estimated start date of 5/12/2012 through 6/30/2012
Number of unsuccessful, responsive bidders: 2
The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
First published Wednesday, March 21, 2012
Sealed bids will be accepted at the address below until 2:00 PM, Thursday April 12, 2012:

227 Sherman Hall
1 University Circle
Macomb, IL 61455

This project is for the demolition, removal, and cleanup of the Western Illinois University-owned building, formerly occupied by Godfather’s Pizza, located at 312 W University Drive, Macomb, IL. Work to include removal and cleanup of building utilities and associated site paving and site utilities. The existing structure is a one-story masonry structure with foundations and footings. The intent is to recycle the majority of building materials, components, and paving, and divert from the landfill through recycling or re-purposing efforts.
A mandatory pre-bid meeting will be held on Thursday, March 29, 2012 at 1:30 pm local time at the Grigsby Physical Plant large training room, Macomb, IL. A site visit will be held immediately following the pre-bid meeting.
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. Failure to include a copy of your current Board of Elections registration form with your bid will cause your bid to be rejected.

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. 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.

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

  • R025231.pdf (247 KB)
  • R025231add1.pdf (99 KB)
  • R025231drawings.pdf (4 MB)
  • R025231specs.pdf (5 MB)

Conflict of Interest Document

  • R025231COIapproval.pdf (250 KB)
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