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Public Higher Education Bulletin

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Bid #BA05S12

Invitation for Construction Bid: Extension of Oak Street

Award Info
Published Tuesday July 19, 2005
Awarded to:
Contractor:  University Construction (MACC of Illinois), Danville, IL
Amount:  $149,850
Terms:   One-time transaction
Number of Unsuccessful, Responsive Bidders: 3
The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
First published Thursday June 23, 2005
Sealed bids will be accepted at the address below until 10:00 AM, Thursday July 14, 2005:
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
207 Henry Administration Building
506 South Wright Street
Urbana, IL 61801-3684

The Board of Trustees of U of Illinois Facilities Planning and Programs hereby requests sealed bids for construction work on the Extension of Oak Street from iCyt to Gerty Drive project at the Urbana campus project .

Project Description
Construct and grade 626 LF of asphalt pavement with concrete curb and gutter with storm sewers. Construct new asphalt parking in select grass areas.

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 HDC Engineering, LLC, 201 W. Springfield Ave., Suite 300, P.O. Box 140, Champaign, IL 61824, (217) 352-6976, the professional services consultant. The bid documents may be obtained from them by depositing a check in the amount of $50 for each set, payable to them.

Bid Document Review Sets
For the convenience of bidders, complete sets of bid documents will be on file at:

HDC Engineering
201 W. Springfield Avenue, #300
Champaign, IL 61820

Greater Peoria Contractors
1411 Altorfer
Peoria, IL 61615

F.W. Dodge
4121 SW Grande Avenue W
Springfield, IL 62704

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
    Bids for Division 27, Site work, will be received up to the hour of 10:00 a.m.. prevailing time, on Thursday, July 14, 2005. Submit all proposals to the Board of Trustees at:
    The Board of Trustees of the University of Illinois
    c/o Facilities & Services
    1501 S. Oak
    Champaign, IL 61820
    Attn: Edward J. Scopel (
    Bid Opening
    Immediately after the closing time for receiving bids, all proposals will be publicly opened, read, and tabulated in Room #128, Physical Plant Services Building, 1501 S. Oak, Champaign, IL. 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.

    Bids will be received up to the hour of 10:00 AM local time, on Thursday, July 14, 2005. Immediately after closing time for receiving bids, they will be opened publicly and read.

    Pre-Bid Meeting
    A pre-bid meeting will be held in Room #128 of the Physical Plant Services Building, 1501 S. Oak Street, Champaign, IL 61820 at 10:00 a.m. prevailing time on Thursday, June 30, 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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