Bid Number: 8115616
Category: Invitation for Bid (IFB)
Status: Closed












Sealed Bids for the construction of the West Water Treatment Plant Filter Upgrades will be received by The Village of Rantoul, Illinois, at the Rantoul Municipal Building, 333 South Tanner Street, Rantoul, IL 61866, until 10:00 a.m., Local Time on the 15th day of February 2022 at which time the Bids received will be opened and read aloud. The Project consists of:


The Work of this Contract is generally described as upgrading two of the west sand filters at the Rantoul Water Treatment Plant. This includes replacement of the underdrain and media retainers, replacement of the media with sand and anthracite, replacement of the surface wash system agitators and piping, and the installation of a shut off valve for the surface agitator wash water.


BIDDING DOCUMENTS: Complete digital project bidding documents are available at You may download the digital plan documents for $40 by inputting Quest project #8115616 on the website’s Project Search page. Please contact at 952-233-1632 or  for assistance in free membership registration, downloading, and working with this digital project information. Paper sets of project documents will not be made available. Questions regarding the bid documents should be directed to Donohue & Associates attention: Terry Boyer, PE (Telephone 217-903-4437, email ).


PRE-BID CONFERENCE: A pre-bid conference will be held prior to the Bid opening on February 8, 2022, at 10:00 a.m. local at the Rantoul Water Treatment Plant, 114 West Belle Avenue, Rantoul, IL, 61866. 


BID SECURITY: Bids must be submitted on the Bid Form furnished and must be accompanied by an acceptable form of Proposal Guaranty in an amount of at least five (5) percent of the amount of the Proposal, payable to the Village of Rantoul.  The Proposal Guaranty shall be a certified check, bank draft, or an executed Bid Bond acceptable to the Owner as a guaranty that if the Proposal is accepted, the Bidder will execute the Contract and will file an acceptable Performance Bond, Payment Bond and Certificate of Insurance within fifteen (15) days after the award of the Contract.  A Proposal Guaranty consisting of a personal check will not be accepted. The Proposal must be submitted in a sealed envelope.


CONTRACT SECURITY: The Bidder to whom a Contract is awarded shall furnish a Performance Bond and a Payment Bond each in an amount equal to the Contract Price. 


LEGAL PROVISIONS: The Contractor shall also comply with the Illinois Prevailing Wage Act, the Veteran’s Preference Act, the Employment of Illinois Workers on Public Works Act, and the Illinois Human Rights Act.


WAGE RATES: CONTRACTOR shall be required to comply with the most recently publicized “Wage of Employees on Public Works (Prevailing Wage) Act” (820 ILCS 130/1 et. Seq. (1993)). Copies of these wage rates are incorporated in the Contract Documents. Not less than the prevailing wage rates on Public Work as established by the Illinois Department of Labor, for the county in which the work takes place, shall be paid. 


BID REJECTION/ACCEPTANCE:  The Owner reserves the right to reject any or all bids and to waive any informalities in bidding. The criteria for selection of lowest responsive, responsible bidder are set forth in the Contract Documents.  A Bidder may withdraw from the possession of the City, his or her submitted bid only prior to the previously-stated closing time for receipt of the bids.  All bids shall remain valid for a period of thirty (30) days after the closing time for receipt of bids.


Published by authority of the Village of Rantoul, Illinois.




Charles Smith, Mayor


Donohue & Associates, Inc.

Champaign, Illinois


Publication Date/Time:
2/1/2022 12:00 AM
Closing Date/Time:
2/15/2022 10:00 AM

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