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Public Higher Education Bulletin

University of Illinois at Chicago
Bid #BA609C19052

Invitation for Construction Bid: Daley Library Facade Repairs - Phase 1

Award Info Published Monday March 8, 2021

Div 01 - General

AgaeChicago, IL

  • Amount: $714,831
  • Terms: One-time transaction
  • Sandsmith Masonry (subcontractor)
    BEP [30.92% / $221,000]

Unsuccessful respondents (6)



7 total

1 successful respondent

6 unsuccessful respondents

0 BEP contractors
0 VBP contractors
0 Small businesses

Buyer for this procurement: Amy McGinness, (217) 244-4483

Chief procurement officer for this procurement: John Donato

State purchasing officer for this procurement: John Knittle

The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.

First published Thursday, January 7, 2021
Project Description
The brick faade of the Daley Library (Bldg 609) at University of Illinois Chicago was originally constructed in 1963 and 1966. The exterior wythe brick of the north and south facades which were constructed in 1966 are failing. The scope of this project is to replace the exterior wythe of brick infill at the main south and north facades and the east and west facades of the stairwells. New flashing, sealant, air barrier insulation and replacement windows are also included in the scope.

This Project is located at: UIC Daley Library
801 S Morgan St
Chicago, IL 60607

A MANDATORY pre-bid meeting will be held on 01/14/21 at 11:00 AM prevailing time through #312- 626-6799, enter Zoom meeting ID# 853 8791 5000 and passcode# 79914237. The Bid walk thru will be set up for Thursday, January 14, 2021 at 2 pm. . 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 REQUIRED to attend.

See attached file for complete details and electronic bidding information.
Division 01
Sealed bids will be accepted below until 2:00 PM, Thursday, February 4, 2021:
At the following address
Electronic Bid Only
Chicago, IL 60612
via Electronic Bidding
For instructions on how to obtain a comprehensive purchase description, disclosure or contract forms, contact:

Elizabeth Ortner, Project Manager, Phone# 312-996-6094 - Email -

For instructions on how to obtain a comprehensive purchase description, disclosure or contract forms, contact:
Chris Rogan
Chief Procurement Officer - John Donato
State Purchasing Officer - John Knittle
All responses must include:
  • There is a 30 percent BEP goal for this procurement. See solicitation documentation for details.
  • The contract(s) for this solicitation could exceed $50,000 annually.

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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Specification Documents
  • BA609C19052Ad.pdf (84 KB)
Other Public Documents
  • BEP_609C19052_Div_01.pdf (151 KB)