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Boiler Replacement, Paving and New Window Prep OK’d

2/10/2015

The Rockford School Board tonight approved bid recommendations for construction upgrades to Rockford Public Schools. Contracts are awarded to the lowest responsible bidder after Rockford School Board approval.

Boiler replacement at Auburn and Guilford high schools: Nelson Carlson Mechanical was the lowest responsible bidder at $3,516,000 for boiler replacement at Auburn and Guilford High Schools. Three companies submitted bids with alternates, although Miller Engineering was deemed non-responsive:

  • Nelson Carlson Mechanical Contractors: Base Bid for Auburn & Guilford Combined $3,358,000/ Alternate 4 for Auburn $158,000
  • Mechanical Incorporated: Base Bid for Auburn & Guilford Combined $3,729,000/ Alternate 4 for Auburn $152,400
  •  Miller Engineering: Base Bid for Auburn & Guilford Combined $3,640,000/ Alternate 4 for Auburn $170,000

Paving improvements at East High School: Northern Illinois Service Company was the lowest responsible bidder at $608,839.66 for paving improvement projects, such as construction of a bus staging area, student parking lot on 24th St., draining improvements and lighting. Five companies submitted bids:

  • Northern Illinois Service Company: $608,839.66
  • N-Trak Group: $613,604.60
  • Fischer Excavating: $726,812.20
  • Stenstrom: $727,622.15
  • Sjostrom & Sons: $747,891 

    ​Asbestos abatement/new window prep at West Middle School: The Luse Companies was the lowest responsible bidder at $252,900 for window removal, asbestos widow caulk, glazing and panels to prepare for new window installation. Eight companies submitted bids: 
  • The Luse Companies: $252,900 
  • Holian Asbestos Removal & Encapsulation Corp.: $265,000  
  • Dore & Associates Contracting: $268,300 
  • Universal Asbestos Removal: $366,000 
  • Kinsale Contracting Group: $389,100 
  • EHC Industries: $396,450 
  • Colfax Corporation: $449,890 
  • Abel Plus Services: $499,000