Any firm interested in bidding on Illinois Department
of Transportation highway construction contracts must
first be prequalified. The prequalification process is
governed by 44 Il. Adm. Code Sec. 650, Rules for
Prequalification of Contractors and Issuance of Plans
The Application for
Prequalification is required to be submitted by an
applicant in support of its request for a determination
of responsibility and a prequalification rating.
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The Rules for
Prequalification of Contractors, Authorization to Bid,
and Subcontractor Registrations is a document that
outlines the procedures and requirements for
application, calculation, expiration, revision, renewal
and revocation of prequalification ratings. The rules
also govern the process of the issuance of Authorization
to Bid on state highway lettings. It contains procedures
and requirements for request, issuance, denial and joint
ventures for bid issuance.
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This form must be used by contractor's to request
electronic proposals and plans and to request formal
authorization to bid on contracts advertised in the
Transportation Bulletin. A contractor's Department of
Human Rights Identification Number and expiration date
MUST be shown on this form.
This form is the
prospective bidder's sworn statement concerning their
present and pending contract commitments. Authorization
to bid will not be issued without an accurate, signed
and notarized original affidavit submitted to and
accepted by the Central Bureau of Construction by the
cut-off date specified in the Transportation Bulletin.
This form is used
when more than one contracting company wants to combine
their available financial and work ratings for the
purpose of bidding on a construction project.
bidder on contracts let by the Illinois Department of
Transportation shall furnish evidence to the Department
of Transportation that it has complied with Section 8.1
of the Department of Human Rights' Rules and Regulations
prior to being issued a bidding proposal. This document
provides guidance on obtaining the required IDHR
Identification Number and expiration date.