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Public Higher Education Bulletin

University of Illinois at Chicago
Bid #BA619C06056R

Invitation for Construction Bid: REBID-SES South - Roofing and Skylights

Award Info
Published Wednesday May 23, 2007
Awarded to:
Contractor:  Crowther Roofing & Sheet Metal, Inc., Lockport, IL
Amount:  $1,192,200
Division of Work: Division 26-Roofing Work (unsuccessful, responsive bidders: 5)
Terms:   One-time transaction
Number of Unsuccessful, Responsive Bidders: 5
The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
First published Wednesday April 18, 2007
Project Description
The project consists of, but is not limited to, re-roofing all the remaining roofs and replacement of existing skylights to eliminate persistent leaks in the Science and Engineering South Building.
Division 1 or Division 26
Sealed bids will be accepted at the address below until 10:00 AM, Thursday May 3, 2007:
The Board of Trustees of the University of Illinois
c/o Facilities Management Department
1140 South Morgan Street, Room B30
Attn: Dennis Collins (
Chicago, IL 60607
Division 1 - General Work or Division 26 - Roofing Work
Bid Document Sources
Bid documents have been prepared by University of Illinois at Chicago, Facilities Management Department, 1140 South Morgan Street, Chicago, Illinois 60607, (312) 9960513, the professional services consultant. The bid documents may be obtained from Prudence Smith, Facilities Management Department, 1140 South Morgan Street, Room B30, Chicago, Illinois, (312) 996-6645 free of charge for one set on or after Thursday, April 19, 2007.

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). The project-specific prequalification (Document 00250) deadline is 4:00 p.m. prevailing time on Thursday, April 26, 2007.

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)- Bidders must be annually prequalified in the owner's web-based prequalification system no later than April 26, 2007.
Pre-Bid Meeting
A MANDATORY pre-bid meeting will be held in the Facilities Management Building, 1140 South Morgan Street, Conference Room B16E, Chicago, Illinois at 10:00 a.m. prevailing time on Thursday, April 26, 2007. Representatives of the Owner and the Professional Services Consultant will be present to answer questions regarding the project and bidding procedures. Bidders who fail to attend this mandatory pre-bid meeting will not be allowed to bid on this project.
Bid Opening
Immediately after the closing time for receiving bids, all proposals will be publicly opened, read, and tabulated at Facilities Management Building, 1140 South Morgan Street, Conference Room B16E, Chicago, Illinois, 60607. 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.

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