The Board of Trustees of U of Illinois Facilities Planning and Programs hereby requests sealed bids for construction work on the the Library Cooling Tower Replacement project at the Urbana campus project (Bid # BA2129040047).
The project consists of installation of a new owner-furnished cooling tower, piping, structural supports, variable speed drive and power wiring. It also includes the removal of existing four-cell cooling tower, structural supports, louvered screen wall, piping and power 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.
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 Illinois
c/o Facilities & Services
1501 S. Oak
Champaign, IL 61820
Attention: Tim Zimmer (email@example.com)
Bids will be received up to the hour of 2:00 PM local time, on Thursday, October 7, 2004. Immediately after closing time for receiving bids, they will be opened publicly and read.
A pre-bid conference will be held in Room #127B, Facilities and Services, 1501 S. Oak Street, Champaign, IL, at 1:00 p.m., prevailing time on Thursday, September 23, 2004. 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.)