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SIU board backs $1.3 million for work at Edwardsville campus

The Southern Illinois University Board of Trustees at its regularly scheduled meeting today on the Springfield campus approved contracts worth more than $1.3 million to provide services and equipment to the Edwardsville campus.

Separate contracts were awarded for the Information Technology Services Computer Room renovation. Wissehr Electric, Inc., of Belleville, will manage the electric work at a cost of $739,500. Amsco Mechanical Inc., of Granite City, will serve as the heating contractor at a cost of $169,000. The project will modify mechanical and electrical systems by replacing heat exchangers, reconfiguring or replacing server racks and replacing the electrical distribution and uninterruptible power supply to the room located in Dunham Hall.

Separate contracts were also awarded to upgrade SIUE’s high service water pumping station. Guarantee Electrical Co., of Granite City, will serve as the electric contractor at a cost of $245,510. Keller Construction Inc., of Glen Carbon, will manage the asphalt work at a cost of $232,501. The project will upgrade the electrical service, communications system, access to and security of the primary potable water pumping station serving the SIUE campus.

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