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Public Higher Education Bulletin

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Bid #02S13RBRoof

Invitation for Construction Bid: Renovation & Expansion of IMPE, Phase II

Award Info
Published Monday March 20, 2006
Awarded to:
Contractor:  Henson Robinson Company, Springfield, IL
Amount:  $770,033
Terms:   One-time transaction
Number of Unsuccessful, Responsive Bidders: 3
The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
First published Tuesday December 13, 2005
Project Description
This project is for the Rebidding of Division 26 - roofing work only for construction work on the Division of Campus Recreateion Renovation & Expansion of IMPE, Phase II project at the Urbana-Champaign Campus.

The project includes renovations and additions to existing Intramural Physical Education building.

- Existing conditions include Basement Level handball & squash courts, weight room & misc spaces; Ground Level includes lockers, natatorium & misc; exterior Ground Floor spaces include tennis course & outdoor pool; Main Level includes multiple gyms, a suspended track, offices & misc.

- Additions include small increase to Basement footprint multiple stories tall; enclosing Ground Level space on & adjacent to tennis courts and outdoor pool; providing a similar footprint of additions at the Main level; fitness & mechanical space at a new Upper Level at the approximate elevation of the original roof.

- Renovation includes demolition at central spine, converting old spaces to new uses, improvements to site & fa´┐Żade, revisions to building utilities & Code related improvements to the natatorium.

- Recreational spaces in the new facility will include gyms, suspended track, multi-purpose rooms, weight room, lockers and climbing wall.

This project includes a project labor agreement that will be executed between the lowest responsive/responsible bidder and the East Central Building & Construction Trades Council. A copy of the project labor agreement is included in the project bid documents, General Project Requirements.
Sealed bids will be accepted at the address below until 2:00 PM, Tuesday, January 10, 2006:
The Board of Trustees of the University of Illinois
c/o Facilities & Services
1501 S. Oak
Champaign, IL 61820
Bid Document Sources
Bid documents have been prepared by VOA Associates Incorporated, hereinafter referred to as the Professional Services Consultant. The bid documents may be obtained from City Blue Technologies, 325 W. RB Garrett Ave., Peoria, IL 61605, 309-676-6633 or website, click on Online Plan Room. A check made payable to University of Illinois in the amount of $410 must be provided to City Blue Technologies. Upon receipt of a check or confirmation of a deposit through a non-cash deposit program guaranteed by a contractor association the Printer will have the sets delivered.

Bid Document Review Sets
For the convenience of bidders, complete sets of bid documents will be available on Tuesday, December 13, 2005. Drawings are limited to 10 sets per contractor and can only be picked up by contractors prequalified by UIUC or who have filled out the paperwork for prequalification. Any questions, please contract Elizabeth Stegmaier at 217-265-6471. Bid documents will be on file at:

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Facilities & Services
Physical Plant Service Building
1501 S. Oak Street
Champaign, IL 61820

F.W. Dodge Reports Corporation
Quantum Center
421 South Grand Avenue West
Suite 1B East
Springfield, IL 62704

Greater Peoria Contractors
& Suppliers Association
1811 West Altofer Street
Peoria, IL 61615

VOA Associates Incorporated
224 South Michigan Avenue
Chicago, IL 60604

Each bidder shall prequalify with the owner in accordance with the General Instructions to Bidders (Document 00200).

All bidders shall be prequalified with the owner. New bidders that are not prequalified shall prequalify using the owner''s web-based Contractor Annual Prequalification System (CAPS)-

Bid Dates
The Base Bid of the Project includes day-to-day management of all Divisions of Work (Divisions 1 through 35) provided by UIUC. If the Base Bid is accepted, there will not be an assignment to the General Work Contractor.

If Alternate #1 is accepted, the owners shall assign the contracts for Divisions 2 through 35 to the successful low bid for Contract Division #1 (General Contractor) in accordance with Article 6.2 of the General Conditions. (Refer to Articles 6.2 and 15 of the General Conditions for requirements concerning assignments of contracts.)

Bid Opening
Immediately after the closing time for receiving bids, proposals for division 26 will be publicly opened, read, and tabulated in Room 128, 1501 South Oak Street, Champaign, IL 61820. Noted errors, omissions and defects will be announced. Bids received after closing time will be returned unopened. The public opening and reading is for information only and is not construed as acceptance or rejection of any bid.

Bid Acceptance or Rejection
The owner reserves the right to reject any or all bids or any part thereof, to waive any informalities in the bidding, and to accept the bids deemed to be in the best interests of the owner after all bids have been examined and evaluated.

Statutory Requirements
The successful bidder will be required to comply with all laws, statutes, regulations, ordinances, rulings or enactments of any governmental authority that are applicable to the work or to the project. The successful bidder shall pay prevailing wages and shall utilize equal employment opportunity hiring practices in connection with this project.

Bids will be received up to the hour of 2:00 PM local time, on Tuesday, January 10, 2006.Immediately after closing time for receiving bids, they will be opened publicly and read.

For bidding documents and further information, contact

The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
217 333-1232

Pre-Bid Conference
A pre-bid conference will be held in Room 154, IMPE Building, 201 East Peabody Drive, Champaign, IL 61820 at 10:30 a.m. prevailing time on Wednesday, December 21, 2005. Representatives of the owner will be present to answer questions regarding the project and bidding procedures. All prospective bidders are urged to attend.

(Submitted by Kathe Shinham, State Purchasing Officer.)

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