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Public Higher Education Bulletin

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Bid #BA05C14

Invitation for Bid: the Florida Avenue Residence Halls - Oglesby Roof

Award Info
Published Tuesday January 17, 2006
Awarded to:
Contractor:  Top Quality Roofing Company, Mt. Zion, IL
Amount:  $154,700
Terms:   One-time transaction
Number of Unsuccessful, Responsive Bidders: 2
The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
First published Tuesday, March 1, 2005
Project Description

The Board of Trustees of U of Illinois Facilities Planning and Programs hereby requests sealed bids for construction work on the the Florida Avenue Residence Halls - Oglesby Roof Replacement, project at the Urbana campus project (Bid # BA05C14).

The project consists of roof tear-off and replacement with fully adhered single-ply membrane system, including tapered insulation and flashings on six roof areas of approximately 94 squares total as shown on the drawings.

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.

Division 26/Roofing Work
Sealed bids will be accepted at the address below until 2:00 PM, Thursday, March 17, 2005:
The Board of Trustees of the University of Illinois
c/o Facilities & Services
Attention: Edward J. Scopel
1501 S. Oak
Champaign, IL 61820

Bid Document Sources
Bid documents have been prepared by RATIO Severns Reid Architects, 821 S. Neil Street, Champaign, IL 61820, (217) 352-7696, hereinafter referred to the professional services consultant. The bid documents may be obtained from the professional services consultant by depositing a check in the amount of $25 for each set, payable to the University of Illinois.

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
McGraw-Hill Bldg
1750 S. Brentwood, Suite 270
St. Louis, MO 63144

Greater Peoria Contractors & Suppliers Association
1811 W. Altorfer Drive
Peoria, IL 61615

RATIO Severns Reid Architects
821 S. Neil Street
Champaign, IL 61820

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
Bid Dates
Submit all proposals to Edward J. Scopel,, at the address above.

Bid Opening
Immediately after the closing time for receiving bids, all proposals will be publicly opened, read, and tabulated in Conference room #143, Physical Plant Services Building, 1501 S. Oak, Champaign, IL 61820. 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 University of Illinois 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.

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
217 333-1232

Pre-Bid Meeting
A pre-bid meeting will be held in Florida Avenue Residence Halls, Conference Room #5 at 10:00 a.m. prevailing time on Wednesday, March 9, 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.)

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