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Public Higher Education Bulletin

Chicago State University
Bid #1146WSC
Invitation for Construction Bid: William Science Ctr. Rms. 106-109
This solicitation will not be awarded
Published Monday June 6, 2011
The university will rebid this solicitation due to the limited number of responsive bids.
This notice has been modified
Published Friday May 27, 2011
The bid opening date has been changed to June 1st, 2011.
First published Friday, May 13, 2011
Project Description
Chicago State University, requests that trade contractors submit their qualifications and bid for the following trades for the construction in the Williams Science Center for the renovation/alteration of Rooms 106-109 in the Williams Science Center into the Physics. The following trade packages will be issued for bid: General, Electrical, Ventilation(distribution systems including T&B of those systems), Heating(piping, refrigeration and temperature control systems and T&B of those systems), Plumbing, Audio/Visual.

Trade Contractors are requested to submit their pre-qualification form on or before 1:00pm Tuesday, May 31, 2011. Please note that no bid will be accepted or reviewed without submission of a completed pre-qualification form. The pre-qualification form is included in the Bid Package. Pre-qualification forms will be accepted at Chicago State University with and at the same location as the Bid Package.

Bid Document Sources
Bid documents have been prepared by the Architect/Engineer, AECOM, 303 E. Wacker Drive, Suite 900, Chicago, IL 60601, 312-373-7700. The bid documents may be obtained from the printer Cushing & Company at 420 West Huron, Chicago, IL 60654 call Diane Nelson at 312.799.8377 or Carolyn Clark at 312.799.8390 or email
There is a refundable deposit of $50 required for each set of documents (No personal checks accepted). The deposit will be refunded upon return of a good condition usable set of documents to Cushing &Company.

Pre-Bid Meeting
There is a mandatory pre-bid meeting/site visit which will be held at Chicago State University (CSU) – William Science Center Room 107, 9501 S. King Drive, Chicago, IL on Thursday, May 19, 2011 at 9:00am. All prospective bidders are required to attend. All representatives must be in the room no later than 9:15am and must stay for the entire meeting and site visit. If the contractor is late or leaves before the completion, the contractor will not be considered attending the pre-bid meeting. Contractors are responsible for all information offered during this meeting. This is the only opportunity for any potential contractor or subcontractor to visit the site prior to bid. However, subcontractors are not required to attend.

All questions must be emailed to by Tuesday, May 24, 2011 at 3pm. Questions will be addressed in the form of an addendum and will be sent to all signed in attendance at the pre-bid meeting via email. If contact of any kind occurs with any other representative, this will be grounds for disqualification.
Sealed bids will be accepted at the address below until 1:00 PM, Wednesday, June 1, 2011:
Cook Administration Building, Room 208
9501 South King Drive
Chicago, IL 60628

For additional information, contact:
Janielle Graham
Chicago State University
Cook Administration Building, Rm. 111
9501 South King Drive
Chicago, IL 60628-1598
Phone: (773) 995-2424
All responses must include:
  • Submit 6 copies of the response as defined in the specifications.
  • Sealed envelopes containing the bids have the bid number and project title on the envelope.
  • Bid security (see complete bid for details).
  • A letter from a surety company in substantially the form set forth in the Instructions to Bidders assuring the issuance of the performance and payment bonds.

This transaction is subject to the State Board of Elections registration and certification requirements of Public Act 095-0971.

The State of Illinois has a policy to encourage prospective vendors to hire qualified veterans, minorities, females, persons with disabilities and ex-offenders.

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Specification Documents
  • 1146WSC-Addendum1GENERALREQUIREMENTS.pdf (579 KB)
  • 1146WSC-ADDENDUM2.pdf (328 KB)
  • 1146WSC-ADDENDUM3.pdf (64 KB)
  • 1146WSC.pdf (824 KB)