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November 08, 2019 Letting 10:00 AM
Important Dates for Bidders

PREQUALIFICATION
Any contractor who desires to become prequalified to bid on work advertised by IDOT must submit the properly completed, original prequalification forms to the Bureau of Construction no later than 4:30 PM prevailing local time, October 18, 2019. This prequalification requirement applies to first time contractors, contractors renewing expired ratings, contractors maintaining continuous prequalification or contractors requesting revised ratings.

The prequalification cut-off date is 4:30 PM prevailing local time, October 18, 2019. To be eligible to bid, existing prequalification ratings must be effective through the date of letting.

JOINT VENTURES
Prequalified contractors wishing to combine bidding capacity and bid items as joint ventures must submit the appropriate properly completed, original forms no later than 4:30 PM prevailing local time, November 01, 2019. The required joint venture forms are the “Request for Authorization to Bid/or Not for Bid Status” (BDE 124), the ORIGINAL “Affidavit of Availability” (BC 57 Word, BC 57 Excel) and the ORIGINAL “Certificate of Joint Venture” (BC 2267).

The Joint Venture cut-off date is 4:30 PM prevailing local time, November 01, 2019.

REQUESTS FOR AUTHORIZATION TO BID
Contractors wanting to bid on items included in a particular letting must submit the properly completed “Request for Authorization to Bid/or Not for Bid Status” (BDE 124) and the properly completed ORIGINAL “Affidavit of Availability” (BC 57 Word, BC 57 Excel) to the proper office no later than 4:30 PM prevailing local time, November 05, 2019.

The Authorization to Bid request cut-off date is 4:30 PM prevailing local time, November 05, 2019.

SUBMITTAL OF BIDS
All bids must be submitted to the electronic bidding system (iCX – Integrated Contractors Exchange) prior to 10:00 AM prevailing local time. No bids will be accepted after this time.

DBE UTILIZATION PLANS
Projects with DBE participation require bidders to submit a DBE Utilization Plan in accordance with the DBE special provision.

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