Goods and Services

 

All Illinois Tollway purchases are done in compliance with the Illinois Procurement Code.

Non-construction supplies and services are procured under the rules of the Joint Committee on Administrative Rules (JCAR). Construction procurements are completed under the rules of the Illinois Department of Transportation or the Illinois Capital Development Board.

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Buying Plan for Goods and Services

The Illinois Tollway's buying plan provides potential vendors a list of upcoming services, equipment and materials the Tollway expects to purchase.

The detailed list includes the initial term of each contract, the tentative timeframe for when the solicitation will be issued, and an estimated contract value range to provide prospective vendors with information they need to bid on Tollway contracts. It describes what equipment and materials will be purchased, listing items that include electrical generators, uniforms, winter roadway abrasives and vehicle paint. The buying plan also details services that will be provided by vendors, including technical assistance for small businesses and legal services.

 

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Current Solicitations

Some Goods and Services Solicitations may include additional documents (addendums, exhibits, maps, etc.). These documents are accessible by clicking on the white arrow in the gray box.

All Illinois Tollway solicitations above the small purchase threshold are posted to BidBuy.

 

View 19-0097 Tollway Technical Assistance Services RFP Pre-Bid Web-Ex on YouTube

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Title Description Due Date Additional Documents
19-0097 Tollway Technical Assistance Services In furtherance of the Illinois Tollway’s objective to increase and diversify the pool of businesses participating on contract opportunities in both construction and professional engineering, proposals to administer and provide Technical Assistance (TA) services Powered by the Illinois Tollway are requested from qualified Offerors, including but not limited to organizations such as not-for-profit, consulting, advocacy and community-based organizations, with a minimum of five (5) years’ experience in administering and managing business technical assistance and development programs. 06/11/2020
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19-0097 Tollway Technical Assistance Services Addendum 1 Addendum 1 Please be advised of the following changes to the above-named RFP: I. Pre-Bid Conference The non-mandatory Pre-Bid Conference has been changed to a WebEx Presentation rather than an in-person meeting. The date and time of Friday, March 20, 2020, at 10:00 am CDT has not changed. To connect to the WebEx presentation please use the following the link: https://illinois2.webex.com/illinois2/j.php?MTID=med1c8083c9c07c00b077035fc68636e0 Also, the Pre-Bid Conference scheduled for Monday, March 23, 2020 at 2:00 pm CDT shall also be a WebEx Presentation. Please use the following the link: htt See more... 06/11/2020
19-0097 Tollway Technical Assistance Services Addendum 2 Addendum 2 Please be advised of the following changes to the above-named RFP: I. Proposal Opening Date: The proposal due date of Friday, April 10, 2020 at 10:30 a.m. has been re-scheduled to Monday, May 11, 2020 at 10:30 a.m. II. Exhibit A – Glossary, has been deleted in its entirety and replaced with the attached hereto. III. The Non-Mandatory Pre-Bid Conference Webex Meeting and PowerPoint from Friday, March 20, 2020 and from Monday, March 23, 2020 is attached hereto. IV. The Pre-Bid Attendee Register from the Webex Meetings is attached hereto. 06/11/2020
19-0097 Tollway Technical Assistance Services Addendum 3 Addendum #3 Please be advised of the following changes to the above-named RFP: I. CMS BEP and VOSB Goal Facilitation has been attached hereto. Central Management Services sent an inquiry to all Business Enterprise Program (BEP) certified and Veteran Owned Small Business (VOSB) vendors utilizing the same class codes as identified on this solicitation. The list attached represents the BEP and VOSB entities that have responded with an interest in providing subcontracting services. Vendors may rely on ANY BEP certified or VOSB vendor to serve as a subcontractor, not just those listed on the attac See more... 06/11/2020
19-0097 Tollway Technical Assistance Services Addendum 4 Addendum 4 Please be advised of the following changes to the above-named RFP: I. Questions and Answers: The following are questions received from Vendors and responses from the Illinois Tollway pursuant to the question and answer portion of the above-mentioned solicitation. The Illinois Tollway has provided its answers accordingly. 06/11/2020
19-0097 Tollway Technical Assistance Services Addendum 5 Addendum 5 Please be advised of the following changes to the above-named RFP: I. Three (3) separate Webex Training Sessions will be held on “How to Submit an Electronic Proposal in BidBuy”. Below are the days, times, and links for each training session. Participation is only recommended for one of the three sessions however attendance at more than one session is not restricted. Session #1 Friday, April 24, 2020 at 10:00 am to 11:00 am https://illinois.webex.com/illinois/j.php?MTID=m0483cbd48925a85c01d1039f5f8f3fd7 Meeting number (access code): 804 528 010 Meeting password: Eu5kMve36 See more... 06/11/2020
19-0097 Tollway Technical Assistance Services Addendum 6 Addendum 6 Please be advised of the following changes to the above-named RFP: I. Proposal Opening Date: The proposal due date of Monday, May 11, 2020 at 10:30 a.m. has been re-scheduled to Thursday, June 11, 2020 at 10:30 a.m. 06/11/2020
19-0097 Tollway Technical Assistance Services Exhibit A Exhibit A Glossary of Terms 06/11/2020
19-0097 Tollway Technical Assistance Services Exhibit B Exhibit B Key Project Personnel Staffing Plan 06/11/2020
19-0097 Tollway Technical Assistance Services Exhibit C 06/11/2020
19-0097 Tollway Technical Assistance Services Exhibit D Exhibit D Tollway Technical Assistance Services Pricing Sheet.xlsx 06/11/2020
2020 Chicago Vendor Areas Map 2020 Chicago Vendor Areas Map 06/11/2020
19-0179 Rock Salt 19-0179 Rock Salt The Illinois Tollway is seeking a vendor to furnish and deliver rock salt during the 2020 - 2021 winter season. The unit of measure for rock salt is by the ton. Sodium Chloride (Rock Salt) is used by the Roadway Maintenance Department for snow and deicing activities to prevent ice from forming on the pavement during winter storms. The ability to immediately disseminate this product as necessary is critical to the ongoing safety of the Tollway system users. BidBuy Bid Reference #13936 06/08/2020
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I9-0179 Rock Salt Addendum 1 19-0179 Rock Salt Addendum 1 BidBuy Reference # B-13936 Please be advised of the following changes to the above-mentioned solicitation: I Questions and Answers: The following are questions received from Vendors and responses from the Illinois Tollway pursuant to the question and answer portion of the above-mentioned solicitation. The Illinois Tollway has provided its answers accordingly. 06/08/2020
19-0008 Various Work Uniforms 19-0008 Various Work Uniforms BidBuy Bid Reference 20-557THA-PROCU-B-12803 The Illinois Tollway is seeking a vendor to furnish and deliver Various Work Uniforms, Outerwear, Accessories (Group 1) and Polo Shirts (Group 2), which includes Tollway emblem patches, screen prints, and embroidered insignias as specified per line item, on an as-needed basis throughout the term of the contract. Product specifications are listed in Section 1.2, Supplies and/or Services Required, and in Section 2, Pricing. 06/15/2020
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19-0008 Various Work Uniforms Addendum 1 Addendum 1 19-0008 Various Work Uniforms BidBuy Reference # B-12803 Please be advised of the following changes to the above-mentioned solicitation: I. Questions and Answers: The following are questions received from Vendors and responses from the Illinois Tollway pursuant to the question and answer portion of the above-mentioned solicitation. The Illinois Tollway has provided its answers accordingly. 06/15/2020
19-0008 Various Work Uniforms Addendum 2 19-0008 Various Work Uniforms Addendum 2 BidBuy Reference # B-12803 Revised Bid Due Date: June 15, 2020 Please be advised of the following changes to the above-mentioned solicitation: I. Revised Bid Due Date: The Bid Due date of Monday, June 1, 2020 at 10:30 a.m. CST has been re-scheduled to Monday, June 15, 2020 at 10:30 a.m. CDT. 06/15/2020
19-0043 Guardrail Fasteners 19-0043 Guardrail Fasteners The Illinois Tollway is seeking a vendor to furnish and deliver guardrail fasteners for use throughout the Tollway system to properly maintain existing and currently installed guardrail systems. BidBuy Bid Reference #B-14630 06/17/2020
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19-0008 Various Work Uniforms Addendum 1 Addendum 1 19-0008 Various Work Uniforms BidBuy Reference # B-12803 Please be advised of the following changes to the above-mentioned solicitation: I. Questions and Answers: The following are questions received from Vendors and responses from the Illinois Tollway pursuant to the question and answer portion of the above-mentioned solicitation. The Illinois Tollway has provided its answers accordingly. 06/15/2020
19-0008 Various Work Uniforms Addendum 2 19-0008 Various Work Uniforms Addendum 2 BidBuy Reference # B-12803 Revised Bid Due Date: June 15, 2020 Please be advised of the following changes to the above-mentioned solicitation: I. Revised Bid Due Date: The Bid Due date of Monday, June 1, 2020 at 10:30 a.m. CST has been re-scheduled to Monday, June 15, 2020 at 10:30 a.m. CDT. 06/15/2020

Bid Results

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Individual Award Notices

Frequently Asked Questions

Where to begin

The Illinois Tollway’s buyers procure most goods and services under the small purchase threshold on a request for quote (RFQ) basis on the State’s e-Procurement system – BidBuy

Invitation for Bid (IFB) or Request for Proposal (RFP) solicitations for most goods and services over the small purchase threshold are also publicly bid on BidBuy. You may register to receive email notifications of bid opportunities for state agencies for the commodities that you select. Registration is free. Although registration in BidBuy is not necessary to browse the site, registration is required to receive email notifications for all solicitations, addendums, and award notices.

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How are bids awarded?

Each Invitation for Bid (IFB) or Request for Proposal (RFP) will state how the solicitation will be awarded. IFBs are generally awarded to the lowest responsive and responsible bidder. RFPs are evaluated and scored as outlined in the solicitation document.

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Where and when do I submit my bid?

Each bid document will identify the location, date, and time that the bid is due. The bid must be delivered prior to the start of the bid opening. The Illinois Tollway is not responsible for bids that are delivered to the wrong location or that are late due to weather, third-party deliveries, etc.

 

What if my bid arrives late?

Bids that do not arrive at the bid opening location prior to the start of the bid opening will not be considered. If the bid was in the Illinois Tollway’s possession but not at the bid opening due to fault of Illinois Tollway personnel, the bid may be considered. There must be substantive proof that the bid was in the Illinois Tollway’s possession prior to the start of the bid opening.

 

How do I find out who was awarded a bid?

The Illinois Tollway will notify successful and unsuccessful bidders in writing after the Board of Directors approves the award recommendation. Here is a list of Contracts and Awards for goods and services procurements.

Any additional information can be obtained through a Freedom of Information Act request. This information is provided to the public as a guideline. If any of the information contained herein is in conflict with the bid documents, state rules, or state statute, then the documents, rules, or statute will take precedence.

 

State of Illinois Department of Central Management Services Business Enterprise Program

The Business Enterprise Program assists businesses owned by minorities, women, and people with disabilities gain access to State of Illinois contracting opportunities and participate in the competitive procurement process. The Business Enterprise Program is committed to fostering an inclusive and competitive business environment that will help these businesses increase their capacity, grow revenue, and enhance credentials. The Illinois Tollway encourages vendors to participate in the Business Enterprise Program (BEP) on contracts for goods and services as both prime and subcontractors. To qualify as an eligible BEP vendor, the standards established by “The Business Enterprise for Minorities, Females, and Persons with Disabilities Act” (30 ILCS 575/1) must be followed. BEP certification with the State of Illinois can also open the door to opportunities with other public and private entities which are looking for diverse suppliers. The BEP certification program is administered by the Illinois Department of Central Management Services (CMS). In addition to its own certification process, CMS has a process for recognizing the following certifications:

  • City of Chicago
  • Chicago Transit Authority (CTA)
  • Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT)
  • METRA
  • PACE
  • Cook County
  • Chicago Minority Supplier Development Council
  • Mid-States Minority Supplier Development Council
  • Women’s Business Development Center

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State of Illinois Department of Central Management Services Veterans Business Program

The Veterans Business Program assists businesses owned by veterans and service-disabled veterans gain access to State of Illinois contracting opportunities and participate in the competitive procurement process. The Veterans Business Program is committed to fostering an inclusive and competitive business environment that will help these businesses increase their capacity, grow revenue, and enhance credentials. The Illinois Tollway encourages vendors to participate in the Veterans Business Program (VBP) on contracts for goods and services as both prime and subcontractors. To qualify as an eligible VBP vendor, the standards established by the “Veterans Preference Act” (30 ILCS 55) must be followed. The VBP certification program is administered by the Illinois Department of Central Management Services (CMS). In addition to its own certification process, CMS has a process for recognizing the following certifications:

  • Cook County (Veteran/Service-Disabled Veteran Business Enterprise)
  • United States Department of Veteran Affairs-Center for Verification and Evaluations (CVE) VOSB/SDVOSB

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Chief Procurement Office for General Services Small Business Set-Aside Program

The Small Business Set-Aside Program promotes the economic development of small Illinois companies (revenues less than $8 million for retail or service business, less than $13 million for wholesale companies, and less than $14 million for construction companies. For manufacturing, the state defines small business based on gross revenue (less than $13 million) and employees (less than 250). This program has specific benefits for providers of goods and services:

  • 673 supply and service classifications set aside
  • One-time commodity and service procurements below the small purchase threshold are set aside for registered small businesses

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Apply for the Small Business Set-Aside Program

Related Links

The links below are useful tools when searching for procurement-related matters.

  • BidBuy - Illinois Tollway solicitations over the small purchase threshold are published on BidBuy. BidBuy also advertises procurement opportunities with other State agencies.
  • Illinois Procurement Gateway (IPG) - Information related to vendor enrollment and registration. The IPG is a web-based system that serves as the primary location for entering, organizing, and reviewing vendor information and allows vendors to complete all of the State-required forms and documents to do business with the State. The IPG links directly with BidBuy.
  • Illinois Procurement Bulletin (IPB) - Illinois Tollway solicitations over the small purchase threshold were previously published on the Illinois Procurement Bulletin. BidBuy replaced the IPB for the solicitation of goods and services procurements.
  • Sell2Illinois - Information on how to do business with the State of Illinois including how to register your business in the Business Enterprise Program or the Veterans Business Program.
  • Central Management Service (CMS) - More information related to the Illinois Department of Central Management Services and the various CMS programs and services.
  • Illinois Department of Transportation - Information related to the State’s largest transportation system and construction-related procurements.
  • Capital Development Board - Information related to construction management and renovations for the State of Illinois government buildings and facilities.
  • Chief Procurement Office (CPO) - Information related to business opportunities and procurement resources from the CPO for General Services including how to register your business in the State’s Small Business Set-Aside Program.