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University of Illinois at Chicago
Bid #BA609C12045
Invitation for Construction Bid: Daley Library Fire Alarm & Sprinkler Upgrade
Change Order
Published Friday August 15, 2014
Contractor: Joseph Construction
Change Order Amount: $85,613.48

This change order is for installation of fire service piping to comply with State requirements and removal of asbestos at the water meter.
The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
Award Info Published Wednesday December 18, 2013
Awarded to:
Contractor: Joseph Construction, Lynwood, IL
Amount: $2,425,711
Terms:  One-time transaction
Number of unsuccessful, responsive bidders: 2
Successful, responsive bidder:

Unsuccessful, responsive bidders:
Paul Borg Construction $2,753,000 (4.33% MAFBE)
b. Stromberg $3,306,500 (3.89% MAFBE)
The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
First published Thursday, October 17, 2013
Project Description
The project scope includes providing a sprinkler system throughout the UIC Daley Library, 801 S. Morgan in Chicago, including buried fire water piping from the city main, new fire pump and jockey pump, wet pipe sprinkler system throughout the 4-story building and basement (259,353 square-feet), & double-interlock pre-action systems in specified areas.

Please see the attached file for more information.
Division 01 - General Work
Sealed bids will be accepted at the address below until 10:00 AM, Friday, November 8, 2013:
The Board of Trustees of the University of Illinois c/o
Office for Capital Programs - UIC
1140 South Paulina, M/C 892 Room 204
Attention: Kulkarni, Sandeep,, (312) 996-3799
Chicago, IL 60612
State Purchasing Officer - John Knittle
All responses must include:
  • There is a BEP goal for this procurement. See solicitation documentation for details.

This transaction is subject to the State Board of Elections registration and certification requirements of Public Act 095-0971.

The State of Illinois has a policy to encourage prospective vendors to hire qualified veterans, minorities, females, persons with disabilities and ex-offenders.

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