The Board of Trustees of U of Illinois Facilities Planning and Programshereby requests sealed bids for construction work on the Digital Computer Lab CITES Remodel project at the Urbana campus project.
Remodeling of 36,600 sf on the basement, 1st and 2nd floors of DCL. Work includes selective demolition of existing partitions, finishes, plumbing, mechanical/electrical systems, etc. New work includes construction of metal study and gypsum board partitions, door and frames, finish hardware, acoustical tile ceilings, resilient tile flooring carpeting, painting and interior accessories. Revisions to existing mechanical/electrical/data/fire alarm systems.
The project will include, by alternate bids, reroofing approximately 21,000 sf of existing ballasted single-ply roofing. Work consists of a complete tear-off of all existing materials to the decking. New materials include insulation and fully adhered EPDM membrane system to provide a completed installation having a 20-year - Total System Warranty.
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 Moorhead-Gruber Architects, 495 Devonshire Drive, Champaign, IL, the professional services consultant. The bid documents may be obtained from Dean's Superior Blueprint by depositing a check in the amount of $150 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:
495 Devonshire Drive
Champaign, IL 61820
Greater Peoria Contractors & Suppliers Association
1811 W. Altorfer Drive
Peoria, IL 61615
F.W. Dodge Planroom
421 S. Grand Ave. West
Suite 1B East
Springfield, IL 62704
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:
Bids will be received up to the hour of 2:00 PM local time, on Thursday, May 12, 2005.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
A pre-bid meeting will be held in Room 2517 in the Digital Computer Laboratory at 2:00 p.m. prevailing time on Thursday, April 21, 2005. 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.
(Submitted by Kathe Shinham, State Purchasing Officer.)