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Public Higher Education Bulletin

University of Illinois at Chicago
Bid #699-500-02

Invitation for Construction Bid: UPS and Backup Generators

Award Info
Published Friday July 18, 2003
Awarded to:
Contractor:  M.G. Electric Service Company, Inc., Arlington Heights
Amount:  $232,600
Terms:   One-time transaction
Number of Unsuccessful, Responsive Bidders: 12
The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
First published Monday January 13, 2003
Sealed bids will be accepted at the address below until 11:00 AM, Thursday February 13, 2003:
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
207 Henry Administration Building
506 South Wright Street
Urbana, IL 61801-3684

The Board of Trustees of U of Illinois Facilities Planning and Programs hereby requests sealed bids for construction work on the UPS and Backup Generators, Buildings 607 and 933, Chicago project.

Project Description
The project, for which base bids are being taken, consists of installation of a 100KVA UPS and 150KW diesel generator at the Science and Engineering Laboratory East (Bldg. 607). Installation of a 125KVA UPS and 175KW diesel generator at the Benjamin Goldberg Research Center (Bldg. 933). The project also includes all associated conduits and wiring, concrete slabs, disconnects, transfer equipment, and grounding. It also includes removal and relocation of a 36KVA UPS from UIC Building No. 607 to the Transportation Facility (Bldg. 657) and removal and disposal of a 125KVA UPS and batteries from UIC Building No. 933.

Bid Proposals
Submit all proposals to the Board of Trustees at:

The Board of Trustees of the University of Illinois
c/o Facilities Management, Physical Plant Department
1140 South Morgan Street, Room B30
Chicago, Illinois 60612
ATTN: Dennis Collins (

Bids will be received up to the hour of 11:00 AM local time, on Thursday, February 13, 2003. Immediately after closing time for receiving bids, they will be opened publicly and read.

Pre-Bid Conference
A pre-bid conference will be held in the Facilities Management, Physical Plant Building, 1140 South Morgan Street, Conference Room B16E, Chicago, Illinois 60607 at 10:00 a.m. prevailing time on Thursday, January 30, 2003. 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.)

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