The Board of Trustees of U of Illinois Facilities Planning and Programs hereby requests sealed bids for construction work on the Noyes Laboratory Organic Laboratory and Library Renovation, Urbana-Champaign Campus project.
The project consists of the Division II - Plumbing Work bid only for the upgrade of core building systems, including new water main tap, relocating/rehabilitating the School of Chemical Sciences library from second floor to first floor and creating new organic chemistry laboratory on the second floor. Work shall be conducted in two phases. Phase I will be the Library Work, Phase II will be the Laboratory Work and 2 Classrooms.
Work includes but is not limited to selective plumbing demolition, domestic hot and cold water systems, laboratory gases service system distribution and connection to fume hoods, ventilated workstations, emergency showers, lab fittings and laboratory sinks within the laboratories. Work includes a new water tap at Mathews Street and select specified sanitary systems including drains.
This project includes a project labor agreement that will be executed between the lowest responsive/responsible bidder and the East Central Illinois Building & Construction Trades Council. A copy of the project labor agreement is included in the project bid documents, General Project Requirements.
Bid Document Sources
Bid documents have been prepared by HarleyEllis, 401 West Superior, Chicago, IL 60610, the professional services consultant. The bid documents may be obtained from Dean's Superior Blueprint by depositing a check in the amount of $100 for each set, payable to the professional services consultant.
Bid Document Review Sets
For the convenience of bidders, complete sets of bid documents will be on file at:
401 West Superior
Chicago, Illinois 60610
Dean's Superior Blueprint
404 East University Avenue
Champaign, Illinois 61820
Attn: Kevin Schwenk (217-359-3261)
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)- http://notes.ocp.uiuc.edu:8888/
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:
The Board of Trustees of the University of IllinoisBid Opening
c/o Facilities & Services
1501 S. Oak
Champaign, IL 61820
Atten: Edward J. Scopel (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Bids will be received up to the hour of 2:00 PM local time, on Friday, August 26, 2005. Immediately after closing time for receiving bids, they will be opened publicly and read.
(Submitted by Kathe Shinham, State Purchasing Officer.)