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ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS

June 05, 2014

The Trustees of Purdue University will receive sealed bids for the following projects until 3:00 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time (EDT) on the 5th day of June, 2014 in the Parking Facilities Office, Purdue West, 1404 West State St., West Lafayette, IN 47907.

Projects

  1. West Lafayette Campus – Grissom Hall Renovation – Demolition Package (EGP) – 2014

  2. West Lafayette Campus – Lynn Hall Rooms G217, G221 Laboratory Renovation – 2014

  3. West Lafayette Campus – Shreve Hall Academic Support Center – 2014

  4. West Lafayette Campus – Stone Hall Metabolic Laboratory Renovation Phase II – 2014

  5. West Lafayette Campus – Wade Chiller No. 6 Replacement – 2014

  6. Dubois County – Southern Indiana Ag Center Superintendent Residence Replacement – 2014 

Bid specifications

Bids will then be publicly opened and read aloud in the Conference Room of the Parking Facilities Office, Purdue West, 1404 West State St., West Lafayette, IN 47907.

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  Bids may be withdrawn prior to such time, but no bids shall be withdrawn for a period of sixty (60) days thereafter.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 3:00 p.m. (EDT) on the 12th day of June, 2014, to:

Energy and Construction
Capital Program Management
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. 6 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 hereof, and all bidders shall be deemed advised of the provisions thereof, and of the General Conditions of the contract, specifications, plans and drawings for each project.

A voluntary pre-bid meeting for Project No. 1 will be held on May 20, 2014 at 1:00 PM EDT.  The meeting will be held in Grissom Hall Room 210.  Grissom Hall is located at 315 N. Grant Street, West Lafayette, IN.

A voluntary pre-bid meeting for Project No. 2 will be held on May 16, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. EDT.  The meeting will be held in Room 1192 of Lynn Hall, located at 625 Harrison St., West Lafayette, IN.

A voluntary pre-bid meeting for Project No. 3 will be held on May 20, 2014 at 10:30 a.m. EDT.  The meeting will be held in Room C227 of Shreve Hall, located at 1275 Third St., West Lafayette, IN. Bidders may park in spaces normally reserved for student parking on Third St. and surrounding streets.

A voluntary pre-bid meeting for Project No. 4 will be held on May 22, 2014 at 9:00 a.m. EDT.  The meeting will be held in Room 232 of Stone Hall, located at 700 W. State St., West Lafayette, IN.

A voluntary pre-bid meeting for Project No. 5 will be held on May 21, 2014 at 2:30 p.m. EDT.  The meeting will be held in Room 1-2 of the Utility Plant Office Facility, located at 403 S. Sheetz St., West Lafayette, IN.

A voluntary pre-bid meeting for Project No. 6 will be held on May 21, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. EDT.  The meeting will be held at the Southern Indiana Purdue Agricultural Center, located at 11371 East Purdue Farm Road, Dubois, IN.

The architectural/engineering firms for these projects are:

Project No. 1    

 MSKTD & Associates, Inc.
 1715 Magnavox Way
 Fort Wayne, IN 46804
 Phone (260) 432-9337
 Fax (260) 436-2402

Project No. 2

 Loftus Engineering, Inc.
 233 McCrea St., Suite 700
 Indianapolis, IN 46225
 Phone (317) 352-5822
 Fax (317) 352-5821

Project No. 3

 MPA Architects
 218 S. Frances St.
 South Bend, IN 46617
 Phone (574) 288-0629
 Fax (574) 288-2009

Project No. 4

 American Structurepoint, Inc.
 7260 Shadeland Station
 Indianapolis, IN 46256
 Phone (317) 547-5580
 Fax (317) 543-0270

Project No. 5

 Burns & McDonnell
 1630 Des Peres Road
 St. Louis, MO 63131
 Phone (314) 821-9016
 Fax (314) 821-5406

Project No. 6

 Architectural Design Concepts, LLC
 415 Clay Street, Suite A
 Jasper, IN 47546
 Phone (812) 482-6300
 Fax (812) 482-6388

Bidding documents are to be obtained from: 

Purdue University Printing Services
698 Ahlers Drive
West Lafayette, IN 47907-2012
Phone (765) 494-2006

To order a set of plans or obtain a bidder’s list, please call 765-494-2006 or send e-mail to printingservices@purdue.edu.  A $300 deposit will be required for each hardcopy set of bidding documents.  Applicable postage and a $6.00 handling fee per set will be collected for those who wish to have the documents mailed to them.  The deposit will be refunded when returned promptly and in good condition.  One compact disk containing bidding documents in PDF format is available for pick up at no charge.  A $6.00 handling fee plus applicable postage will be collected for those who wish to have the compact disk mailed to them.  No return of the compact disk is required.  Checks should be made payable to Purdue University Printing Services and mailed to the above address.

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.

THE TRUSTEES OF PURDUE UNIVERSITY

   
 

Robert E. Olson P.E.
University Engineer