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 - Sherman Piping Valves Replacement Phase II project at the Urbana campus project.
The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign desires to undertake replacement of heating/cooling riser piping, fan coils, pumps, mechanical room piping modifications and add sprinkler system with associated piping, conduit and wire, and chase repair work to the 13-story wing of the Sherman Hall residence complex, originally constructed in 1966. Alternate work for this project, includes replacing existing grid ceiling on the 13th floor, provide and install new grid ceiling; repaint student rooms all floors; remove existing, and provide and install new lighting fixtures, shower head arms, vanities, tops, sinks and faucets; remove existing and install new owner-furnished shelving.
Access to the building for construction will begin on May 16, 2005. Substantial completion is to be Aug. 5, 2005 with limited access for final completion after that date to be coordinated with the owner.
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 AEI, 701 Devonshire Dr. Building C, Suite 209, Champaign, IL 61820, 363-3894, hereinafter referred to as the professional services consultant. The bid documents may be obtained from the professional services consultant 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:
Affiliated Engineers, Inc.
701 Devonshire Drive, Bldg C
Champaign, IL 61820
F.W Dodge Corp.
Suite 1B East
421 S. Grand Ave. West
Springfield, IL 62704
F.W. Dodge Corp
1750 S. Brentwood, Suite 270
St. Louis, MO 63144
Greater Peoria Contractors & Suppliers Association
1811 W. Altorfer Drive
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 IllinoisBid Opening
c/o Facilities & Services
1501 S. Oak
Champaign, IL 61820
Atten: Edward J. Scopel (email@example.com)
Bids will be received up to the hour of 2:00 PM local time, on Tuesday, March 8, 2005. Immediately after closing time for receiving bids, they will be opened publicly and read.
A pre-bid meeting will be held in Sherman Hall Lounge Building, 909 S. Fifth Street, Champaign, IL 61820, at 10 a.m., prevailing time on Thursday, February 24, 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.)