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Public Higher Education Bulletin

University of Illinois at Chicago
Bid #BA618C07055
Invitation for Construction Bid: Vert.Transportation-Behavioral Sciences Building
Change Order
Published Wednesday September 23, 2009
Contractor: ThyssenKrupp Elevator Corp
Change Order amount: $50,078.50

This change order is to furnish labor and equipment for drilling one elevator and removing other equipment.
The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
Award InfoPublished Wednesday May 28, 2008
Awarded to:
Contractor: ThyssenKrupp Elevator Corp, Westchester, IL
Amount: $836,052
Terms:  One-time transaction
Number of unsuccessful, responsive bidders: 1
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 Tuesday April 8, 2008
The bid opening date has been changed to Friday, April 11, 2008.
First published Thursday, March 20, 2008
Project Description
This project involves the modernization of 5 hydraulic elevators in the Behavioral Sciences Building (BSB) #618 servicing 4 to 5 floors each. This work will include replacement of controllers, pumps, door closures and associated parts.
Division #9 - Elevator Work
Sealed bids will be accepted at the address below until 2:00 PM, Friday, April 11, 2008:
The Board of Trustees of the University of Illinois
c/o Office for Capital Programs
1140 South Paulina
Attn: Ed Brown ( (312)996-6804
Chicago, IL 60612-7215
Bid Document Sources
Bid documents have been prepared by Office for Capital Programs, 1140 South Paulina, Chicago, Illinois 60612-7215, hereinafter referred to as 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 a complete list, please see the attached file.

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
Pre-Bid Meeting
A pre-bid meeting will be held in Office for Capital Programs, 1140 South Paulina, Chicago, Illinois 60612-7215, conference room 244 at 1:00p.m. prevailing time on Wednesday, March 26, 2008. Representatives of the Owner will be present to answer questions regarding the project and bidding procedures. All prospective bidders are urged to attend.

Bid Opening
Immediately after the closing time for receiving bids, all proposals will be publicly opened, read, and tabulated at 1140 South Paulina, Chicago, Illinois 60612-7215, conference room 244. 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.

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

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