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Public Higher Education Bulletin

 
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Bid #BA05C50

Invitation for Bid: Main Library Campus Network Upgrade

Award Info
Published Tuesday January 24, 2006
 
Awarded to:
Contractor:  Commercial Builders Inc., Urbana IL
Amount:  $48,620
Division of Work: Division I - General Work (unsuccessful, responsive bidders: )
Terms:   One-time transaction
Contractor:  Reliable Plumbing and Heating Co., Savoy IL
Amount:  $63,510
Division of Work: Division III - Heating, Piping, Refigeration & Temperature Control Work (unsuccessful, responsive bidders: )
Terms:   One-time transaction
Contractor:  Coleman Electric, Mansfield, IL
Amount:  $277,001
Division of Work: Division V - Electrical Work (unsuccessful, responsive bidders: )
Terms:   One-time transaction
Number of Unsuccessful, Responsive Bidders: 5
Comments:
The low bid amount was accepted for each division.
The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
This notice has been modified
Published Wednesday November 16, 2005
 
The pre-bid meeting has been moved to the Undergraduate Library, Room #295.
First published Monday, January 9, 2006
Project Description
The Board of Trustees of U of Illinois Facilities Planning and Programs hereby requests sealed bids for construction work on the Main Library-CITES Campus Network Upgrade at the Urbana campus project (Bid # BA05C50).

The project consists of providing three new iComputer equipment rooms in the Main Library, including HVAC and electrical systems. Provide new raceway systems throughout the building to support future data/communications wiring.

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 I - General Work
Sealed bids will be accepted at the address below until 10:00 AM, Thursday, December 15, 2005:
The Board of Trustees of the University of Illinois
c/o Facilities & Services
1501 S. Oak St.
Attention: Timothy Zimmer.
Urbana, IL 61820
Division III - Heating, Piping, Refigeration & Temperature Control Work
Sealed bids will be accepted at the address below until 10:00 AM, Thursday, December 15, 2005:
The Board of Trustees of the University of Illinois
c/o Facilities & Services
1501 S. Oak St.
Attention: Timothy Zimmer.
Urbana, IL 61820
Division V - Electrical Work
Sealed bids will be accepted at the address below until 2:00 PM, Thursday, December 15, 2005:
The Board of Trustees of the University of Illinois
c/o Facilities & Services
1501 S. Oak St.
Attention: Timothy Zimmer.
Urbana, IL 61820


Bid Document Sources
Bid documents have been prepared by Henneman Raufeisen & Associates, 1605 South State Street, Champaign, Illinois, 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 $100.00 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:

  • UIUC Physical Plant Service Building
    Room 117
    1501 S. Oak Street
    Champaign, IL 61820
    (217) 333-2724

  • Dodge Reports Plan Room
    421 S. Grand Ave W
    Suite 1B-E
    Springfield, IL 62704
    (217) 528-1444

  • Greater Peoria Area Contractors & Suppliers Association
    1811 W. Altorfer Drive
    Peoria, IL 61615
    309) 692-5710

Prequalification
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/

Bid Dates
The Owner shall assign the contracts for Contract Divisions 1-General Work and 3-Heating, A/C, Temperature Control Work to the Contract Division 5 (Electrical Work) in accordance with Article 6.2 of the General Conditions. (Refer to Articles 6.2 and 15 of the General Conditions for requirements concerning assignments of contracts.)

Bid Opening
Immediately after the closing time for receiving bids, all proposals will be publicly opened, read, and tabulated at Physical Plant Service Building, Conference Room 128, 1501 S. Oak St., Champaign, Illinois. 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 Owner 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 at UIUC Undergraduate Library, Room #295, at 8:00 a.m. on Tuesday, December 6th, 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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