The Board of Trustees of U of Illinois Facilities Planning and Programs hereby requests sealed bids for construction work on the Chicago Circle Center - Escalator Replacement Project, Chicago Campus project.
The project will consist of the removal and replacement of two single rise escalators leading from the concourse level to the second floor. Work in support of the removal and replacement of the escalators will include necessary structural modifications, floor patching, escalator cladding, painting and replacement of existing handrails at the adjacent stairs and landing, plus all electrical improvements necessary to power the new escalators. The removal, fabrication and installation of the escalators will be pre-purchased by the University and assigned to the successful (Division I) General Work bidder.
Submit all proposals to the Board of Trustees at:
The Board of Trustees of the University of Illinois
c/o Office for Capital Programs
1140 S. Paulina Street, Rm. 240
Attn: Bradley W. Appier, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Bids will be received up to the hour of 2:00 PM local time, on Monday, October 23, 2000. Immediately after closing time for receiving bids, they will be opened publicly and read.
A pre-bid conference will be held in Chicago Circle Center, 650 S. Halsted Street, Chicago, IL, at 11:00 a.m., prevailing time, on Monday, October 16, 2000. Representatives of the owner and the architect/engineer will be present to answer questions regarding the project and bidding procedures. All prospective bidders are urged to attend.
(Submitted by Katharine Kral, State Purchasing Officer.)