The Board of Trustees of U of Illinois Facilities Planning and Programs hereby requests sealed bids for construction work on the the Housing Life Safety Code 2000 Fire Alarm Upgrade & Highrise Sprinkler Phase I project at the Urbana, IL project.
This project will upgrade the existing fire alarm system in Oglesby Hall and the FAR Food Service Building. Upgrades shall include relocating and adding notification appliances, installing new initiation devices where required, installing new amplifiers, upgrading the existing voice/alarm panel to a new MXLV Voice Alarm panel, and upgrading the existing XL3 control panel to a new MXL control panel. Install a full sprinkler system in Oglesby Hall and the FAR Food Service Building with a soffit being built to conceal the sprinkler in the student rooms.
The project also includes alternate bids to replace the Oglesby Hall 12th floor corridor ceilings and lighting, install additional lighting in the Oglesby Hall corridors, upgrade the flooring and paint the corridors and elevator/stair lobbies, paint the dorm rooms, upgrade the elevator cab finishes, and replace the corridor doors.
The Contractor will ONLY have access to the site for construction as follows: Start May 16, 2005 - Substantial Completion - August 5, 2005
The 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 Clark-Dietz, Inc., the professional services consultant. The bid documents may be obtained from Dean's Superior Blueprint, 404 E. University Ave., Champaign, IL 61820, (217) 359-3261 by depositing a check in the amount of $50 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:
F.W. Dodge Corp.
Suite 1B East
421 S. Grand Ave. West
Springfield, IL 62704
F.W. Dodge Corp.
6330 Knox Industrial Drive
St. Louis, MO 63139
Greater Peoria Contractors & Suppliers Association
1811 W. Altorfer Dr.
Peoria, IL 61615
Reed Construction Market Data
665 Craig Road, Suite 225
Creve Coeur, MO 63141
Dodge Plan Room Downers Grove
1411 Opus Place, Suite 100
Downers Grove, IL 60515
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 user requirements are as follows:
The Board of Trustees of the University of Illinois
c/o Facilities & Services
1501 S. Oak Street
Champaign, IL 61820
Atten: Ed Scopel (email@example.com)
Bids will be received up to the hour of 2:00 PM local time, on Tuesday, April 5, 2005. Immediately after closing time for receiving bids, they will be opened publicly and read.
A pre-bid meeting will be held in Trelease Building Lounge, 901 College Court, Urbana, IL 61801, Florida Avenue Residence Hall at 2:30 p.m. prevailing time on March 29, 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.)