Dreiser Hall Renovation

Sealed proposals are requested for the Indiana State University – Dreiser Hall Renovation, Bid Number B0027086. Due to concerns for Coronavirus (COVID-19), Proposals shall be received between 1:30 pm and 2:00 pm local time July 1, 2020, in the lobby at the Indiana State University, Facilities Management, and Purchasing Building, 951 Sycamore Street, Terre Haute, Indiana 47809. Bidders shall drop off their Bids and immediately leave the area. Do not linger in the area waiting for the Bid Opening. If you wish to submit your Bid prior to 1:30 pm, call 812-237-3600 to schedule someone to meet you at the main entrance door to accept your Bid. Bids will be opened and read via skype conference call at 2:30 pm Local time July 1, 2020. See Section 001010 Instructions to Bidders 1.01 B for additional Bid Submission Instructions.

Bidding Documents may be downloaded from the ISU Plan Room at on June 5, 2020 at no cost. Bidders must register for a free account the first time they access the website. Bid Documents on CD’s may be ordered for purchase from Rapid Reproductions, Inc,129 South 11th Street Terre Haute, IN 47807 (812-238-1681 Toll Free 800-736-7084) at a cost of $7.50 per CD.

Proposals are to be made on the Bid Form published in the Project Manual, based on Form 96 (Revised), as prescribed by the State Board of Accounts.  As a mandatory requirement the Proposal shall be accompanied by a certified check; cashier’s check or a Bid Bond (AIA A310) for an amount not less than 5% of the total bid price for Base Bid(s) and all add Alternates. See Section 001010 Instructions to Bidders 3.01 for Bid Bond Requirements

Bidder(s) receiving awards shall be required to provide acceptable surety in the form of a Performance and Labor and Materials Payment Bond for the full amount of the award.  Include the cost of all bonds and insurance in the bid amount.

Indiana State University is a Tax Exempt Institution and Indiana Sales Tax for products permanently incorporated in work shall not be included as part of the Bid or on any Application for Payment.

All Bidders must comply with All State and Federal Non-Discrimination laws.

Responsive bidders may not have an active dispute, claim, or litigation with Indiana State University.

Indiana State University reserves the right to accept or reject any Bid and to waive any irregularities in Bidding. Any proposal received after the time fixed herein shall be returned unopened.

No bid may be withdrawn after the opening of Bids without the consent of Indiana State University for a period of One Hundred Twenty (120) days after the time of opening Bids.

A Pre-bid conference has been scheduled for 10:00am, Local Time, June 10, 2020, via Skype at For audio only conference call, call 317-643-6269and when prompted enter the Conference ID 903640854 followed by the #. Representatives of each of the Bidders are strongly urged to call.

Dreiser Hall will be open and unlocked for Bidder visits on June 9, 10, 11 and June 24, 2020 from 8:00am until 3:00pm. These will be the only opportunities for Bidders to visit the site. See Section 001010 Instructions to Bidders 1.02 B for additional site visit instructions.

Contract Award shall be to a Single Prime Bidder for all single Base Bid project work or the Contract Award may be to multiple Single Prime Bidders for multiple Base Bid Package project work. The prime Bidder(s) shall be an experienced and qualified Contractor(s) having successfully completed a minimum of three (3) projects of similar size and scope. The Bid form for this Project requires the Bidder to submit evidence of successful installation of similar projects (minimum of three projects), including customer information, scope, dates, Contract dollar amounts. With their Bid the Bidder shall submit their most current audited financial statement and vendor trade credit references as evidence of financial capability to perform the work.

All questions relating to this Project shall be addressed to:

Jonathan Young – Project Manager, Browning Day

Cell 317-432-5936 Office 317-613-4298 E-mail


By: Diann E. McKee

Senior Vice President for Finance and Administration and University Treasurer

Indiana State University

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