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Public Higher Education Bulletin

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Bid #BA02S13POOL

Invitation for Construction Bid: Campus Recreation - IMPE Phase II - Pool Work

Award Info
Published Tuesday May 22, 2007
Awarded to:
Contractor:  Williams Brothers Construction Inc., Peoria, IL
Amount:  $923,000
Division of Work: Division 1 - General Work (unsuccessful, responsive bidders: 0)
Terms:   One-time transaction
Contractor:  Reliable Mechanical, Savoy, IL
Amount:  $31,740
Division of Work: Division 2 - Plumbing Work (unsuccessful, responsive bidders: 2)
Terms:   One-time transaction
Contractor:  Reliable Plumbing & Heating Co., Savoy, IL
Amount:  $367,700
Division of Work: Division 3 - Htg, Piping, Refrig & Temp Control Work (unsuccessful, responsive bidders: 2)
Terms:   One-time transaction
Contractor:  King-Lar Company, Decatur, IL
Amount:  $624,000
Division of Work: Division 4 - Vent & Air Distribution Work (unsuccessful, responsive bidders: 3)
Terms:   One-time transaction
Contractor:  Glesco Electric, Urbana, IL
Amount:  $105,410
Division of Work: Division 5 - Electrical Work (unsuccessful, responsive bidders: 2)
Terms:   One-time transaction
Number of Unsuccessful, Responsive Bidders: 9
The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
First published Monday March 5, 2007
Project Description
Project includes renovation to existing Intramural Physical Education Building. Existing Conditions include ongoing construction activity within the Intramural Physical Education Building, indoor pool, upper mezzanine level at indoor pool. Renovation includes existing Indoor Pool 1310, exterior west facade of pool, upper mezzanine mechanical systems, roof work about indoor poor and Multipurpose Room 2340.

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. This Project will be managed using the owner's web-based Construction Project Management System PRZM.
Division 1 - General Work
Sealed bids will be accepted at the address below until 2:00 PM, Thursday April 5, 2007:
The Board of Trustees of the University of Illinois
c/o Facilities & Services
1501 S. Oak Street
Attn: Elizabeth Stegmaier (
Champaign, IL 61820
Divisions 2, 3, 4, 5
Sealed bids will be accepted at the address below until 2:00 PM, Tuesday April 3, 2007:
The Board of Trustees of the University of Illinois
c/o Facilities & Services
1501 S. Oak Street
Attn: Elizabeth Stegmaier (
Champaign, IL 61820
The owner shall assign the contracts for Contract Divisions 2-Plumbing Work, 3-HeatingA/C Temp Control Work, 4-Ventilation Work, and 5-Electrical Work to the 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 Document Sources
Bid documents have been prepared by VOA, 224 S. Michigan Avenue, Chicago, IL 60604, the professional services consultant. The bid documents may be obtained from City Blue Technologies Champaign Office, check payable to the University of Illinois for $200. All prequalified bidders in Divisions 1-5 may obtain 5 sets of drawings. If additional sets are needed contact Elizabeth Stegmaier, UIUC Project Manager 217.265.6471.

Bid Document Review Sets
Please see the attached complete list.
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)-

The project will be administered using the owner's web-based project management system. PRZM was developed to maximize the potential of the Internet in allowing project team members to access and exchange project information. PRZM supports team collaboration in management and interaction, as well as team member empowerment on a multi-layer security system.
Minimum PRZM user requirements are as follows:
  • Personal Computer: Microprocessor speed of 100mhz or higher, 32Mb RAM, and a monitor capable of at least 800 x 600 pixel resolution.
  • Internet Browser: Microsoft Internet Explorer version 4.0 or higher is recommended.
  • E-mail: PRZM requires the user to have a valid e-mail account.
  • Software: At various stages of PRZM, users will be required to attach their documents to PRZM.
  • Computer-Aided Drawing (CAD) viewer
Pre-Bid Meeting
A pre-bid meeting will be held at University of Illinois Physical Plant Services Building Conference Room 143 at 1501 South Oak Street, Champaign, Illinois 61820 at 8:30 - 10:00a.m. prevailing time on March 20, 2007. Representatives of the owner and the professional services consultant will be present to answer questions regarding the project and bidding procedures. All prospective bidders are urged to attend.
Bid Opening
Immediately after the closing time for receiving bids, all proposals will be publicly opened, read, and tabulated April 3rd - conference room 143, and April 5th -conference room 128 at the Physical Plant Services Building,1501 South Oak Street, Champaign, Illinois. 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.

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