The Board of Trustees of U of Illinois Facilities Planning and Programs hereby requests sealed bids for construction work on the the Instructional Space Improvements 2005 - Chem Annex 112 & Natural History Building 291/295 project at the Urbana, IL project.
The project at Chem Annex will consists of remodeling a 200 s.f. lecture hall including replacing finishes, new seating, new ceiling, new doors, new projection screens and equipment, new lighting. Exterior work includes new handicapped entrance ramp and modifications to existing doors.
Natural History Building consists of converting two classrooms into one 950 s.f. lecture hall including replacing finishes, new seating, new ceiling, new doors, new projection screens and equipment, new motorized chalk boards, new lighting and power distribution, heating and AC modifications including ductwork and mechanical unit.
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.
Bid Document Sources
Bid documents have been prepared by Gorski Reifsteck Architects, 909 Arrow Road, (217) 351-4100, 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 $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 Plan Room
421 S. Grand Ave.
Springfield, IL 62704
Greater Peoria Contractors and Suppliers Association
1811 West Altorfer Drive
Peoria, IL 61615
Southern Illinois Builders Association
7623 W. Main Street
Belleville, IL 62223
Reed Construction Data
655 Craig Road, Suite 225
Creve Couer, MO 63141.
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 Street
Champaign, IL 61820
Atten: Steve Hesselschwerdt (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Bids will be received up to the hour of 2:00 PM local time, on Friday, March 18, 2005. Immediately after closing time for receiving bids, they will be opened publicly and read.
A pre-bid meeting will be held in Room #112 Chem Annex, 601 S. Mathews, Urbana, IL 61801, at 1:00 p.m. prevailing time on Thursday, March 3, 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.)