|DoIT operates a fiber-optic Dense Wave Division Multiplex based network within the State of Illinois serving K-12 Schools, Colleges, Universities, Museums, Libraries, Municipalities, State Agencies and other entities as prescribed by Illinois Statute. DoIT is making an award to 4 vendors to install additional fiber optic cabling to continue this effort. DoIT operates over 1000 miles of dark fiber within the State of Illinois.|
Winning vendors will install new fiber optic cable to expand the network as needed. This installation will include all aspects from placing the fiber (direct bury, aerial, duct, restoration, documentation etc.) to hand-holes and Intermediate Light Amplification (ILA) huts and Controlled Environmental Vaults (CEV) installations. The awards will cover the following four (4) regions – Chicago Area, Northern, Central and Southern.
Awards per region are as follows:
Chicago Area Region #1 - John Burns Construction, Meade Inc, and Western Utility
Northern Region #2 - Meade Inc, G4S Secure Integration, and Western Utility
Central Region #3 - John Burns Construction, Meade Inc, and G4S Secure Integration
Southern Region #4 - Meade Inc