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March 4, 2014

The Trustees of Purdue University will receive sealed bids for the following projects until 11:00 a.m. Eastern Daylight Time (EDT) on the 4th day of March, 2014, at the Office of the Director of Physical Plant, Room 103, Ginsberg Hall, on the IPFW North Campus, 4901 Fuller Drive, Fort Wayne, IN 46835. Bids will then be opened and read aloud in Room 114 of Ginsberg Hall.


  1. Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne Campus – Gates Center Gym Floor Replacement– 2014

Bid specifications

Bids received after such time will be returned unopened. Bids may be withdrawn prior to such time, but no bids shall be withdrawn for a period of sixty (60) days thereafter.

The Principal Subcontractor Questionnaire listing the names of the bidder's principal subcontractors shall be submitted with the bid. The remainder of the Questionnaires and Material Lists shall be submitted prior to 11:00 a.m. EDT on the 11th day of March, 2014, to:

Physical Facilities Energy and Construction Department
401 S. Grant Street
Purdue University
West Lafayette, IN 47907-2024

Bids shall be for complete construction only, properly executed and submitted on Form 96, accompanied by executed Form 96A (as prescribed by the State Board of Accounts) giving financial data as recent as possible, and a Non-Collusion Affidavit together with other documents as required by the Instructions to Bidders and addressed to The Trustees of Purdue University, clearly marked with the project and the bid opening date.

Each bid must be accompanied by the Contractor's written plan for a program to test the contractor's employees for drugs in accordance with IC 4-13-18.

Each bid must be accompanied by a Contractor's Combination Bid Bond and Bond for Construction in the form included in the specifications made payable to The Trustees of Purdue University in an amount equal to the maximum total of the base bid and any alternate bids, guaranteeing the execution and faithful performance of the contract for the work if awarded.

Except for Project No. 3 wage rates shall be not less than the common construction wage as determined pursuant to IC 5-16-7-1 et seq., as amended.

The Instructions to Bidders contained in the specifications are by this reference made a part thereof, and all bidders shall be deemed advised of the provisions thereof, and of the General Conditions of the contract, specifications, plans and drawings for the project.

A voluntary pre-bid meeting for Project No. 1 will be February 25, 2014, 10:00 am EST. The meeting will be held in Room 114, Ginsberg Hall-Physical Plant, on the IPFW North Campus, 4901 Fuller Drive, Fort Wayne, IN 46835.

The architectural/engineering firm for this project is:

Project No. 1

Martin Riley Architects
221 West Baker St.
Fort Wayne, IN 46802
Phone (260) 422-7994
Fax (260) 426-2067

Bidding documents are to be obtained from: 

Eastern Engineering Supply
1239 North Wells Street
Ft. Wayne, IN 46808
Phone (260) 426-3119
Fax (260) 426-3101

To order a set of plans or obtain a bidder's list, please contact Jamie Vaughn at jamie@easternengineering.com or at the number above. A $100 deposit will be required for each hardcopy set of bidding documents. The deposit will be refunded when returned promptly and in good condition.

Bidding documents for all projects are on file in the office of:

Vice President for Physical Facilities
401 S. Grant Street
Purdue University
West Lafayette, IN 47907-2024
Phone (765) 494-0580

The Board of Trustees of The Trustees of Purdue University reserves the right to reject any and all bids and to waive, to the extent permitted by law, any of the terms, conditions and provisions contained in this Advertisement for Bids or the Instructions to Bidders or any informality, irregularity or omission in any bid, provided that such waiver shall, in the discretion of the Board of Trustees, be to the advantage of The Trustees of Purdue University.


James K. Keefe
Interim Director of Capital Program Management