Addendum #1 has posted. See attached files:
Illinois State University is seeking professional engineering services from firms who have experience in university facilities renovations. The University?s administration has identified a University-owned facility at 301 S. Main Street, Normal, as the future home of a Multicultural Center to serve the student population at Illinois State. This new Center will provide opportunities for research and scholarship, support of faculty and staff affinity groups, along with alumni engagement. The main goal of the Multicultural Center is to provide nurturing of diversity and support and empowerment of our students of all cultures. The University?s office for Facilities Planning and Construction is providing complete scope of architectural services and coordination of the renovation work. This advertisement is directed to the engineering support services needed to complete the design and construction documents for public bidding including construction documents, specifications, bid services and construction administration services. Needed services and brief scope of work include:
Indicate structural support at all new exterior wall penetrations (windows), design support system for structural operable panel partitions and exterior concrete ramp, evaluation of existing structure system for installation of mechanical and fire protection system and enhanced sound-resistant ceiling(s). The existing double barrel roof system needing evaluation is comprised of bow string trusses and its structural design integrity is suspect.
Mechanical (HVAC) Engineering
Upgrade existing mechanical system to support new occupancy needs, in compliance with Illinois State construction guidelines and design standards, and all applicable codes.
Renovate existing restrooms, add new restrooms, add new catering kitchen and various new sink locations, install new fire protection system, in compliance with Illinois State construction guidelines and design standards, and all applicable codes.
Provide new power, lighting and data systems to support new renovation needs, in compliance with Illinois State construction guidelines and design standards, and all applicable codes.
It is expected that a single team comprised of these disciplines will be assembled to provide the referenced services.
A voluntary pre-submission conference call will be held on Friday, December 20, 2019 at 10:00 a.m.CST
You may attend via telephone by calling into either (888) 822-7517 (USA Toll-Free) or (713) 353-0212 (USA Caller Paid/International Toll).
Use access code 5604312 to join the teleconference.
A list of potential BEP Certified contractors has been posted as file:
*This list represents Illinois State University's earnest effort to identify commodity codes that may be involved with this solicitation, and provide contact information for BEP Certified vendors that self-identify as providing those commodity codes. It is attached here for the convenience of interested vendors, not as an official or comprehensive list of BEP Certified vendors that are capable of meeting the solicitation requirements. For current and official BEP resources go to: https://cms.diversitycompliance.com
Subcontractors must meet the same requirements as prime contractors to do business with Illinois State University.
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.