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University of Illinois at Chicago
Bid #BA624C19010

Invitation for Construction Bid: Replace Roof on Building 624

Award Info Published Friday September 18, 2020
Awarded to:
Contractor: AGAE Contractors, Chicago, IL
Amount: $891,500
Division of Work: 01 (unsuccessful, responsive bidders: 5)
Terms:  One-time transaction
Number of unsuccessful, responsive bidders: 5
Unsuccessful, Responsive Bidders:
Accel Construction, Chicago, $1,048,520.00
Industria Inc., Des Plaines, $1,012,703.00
Joseph Construction, Lynwood, $1,033,350.00
Old Veteran Construction, Chicago, $1,077,343.00
Tyler Lane Construction, Chicago, $1,135,000.00

See attached file for complete BEP information.

The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
First published Friday, August 21, 2020
Project Description
Replace existing built up roofing with new fluid applied membrane roofing, on lower west and east theatre roofs. Remove and replace insulation to meet current energy codes, achieve slope to drain at lower west and east roofs. On the upper theatre roof rehabilitate the existing roofing using Tremco's Alphagrade system, except of areas by infrared scans to be wet. In these wet areas, replace the roofing system in its entirety, with new fluid applied membrane roofing. Upper roof flashings to be replaced. Provide new metal standing seam roofing over existing sloped batten seam metal roofs. At roof replaced areas, provide taller curbs under rooftop vents and hatches, accommodate thicker insulation, minimum 12" clearance. Repair exterior brick masonry walls at parapet height and at other locations shown. Install new sealant and backer rod in control joints. Provide new metal coping and parapet caps, consistent height at perimeter of all roof areas in scope. Provide new transition joints where bottom of standing seam metal roof meets triangular lower membrane roof. Remove skylights and curbs, fill in roof openings with metal deck, add insulation and reroof as indicated on plans and details. Disconnect and remove motorized blinds at the skylights. Replace water damaged suspended ceilings in the performance spaces and theatre entrance. Replace lighting fixtures in these ceilings. Remove existing and install new lightning protection system. Remove, salvage and reinstall exterior roof-mounted light fixtures. Replace existing fixed ladder from lower to upper roof to conform to current code requirements. Provide new fixed ladder at hatch above dock. Replace the hatch.

This Project is located at: 1044 West Harrison Street, Chicago, IL 60607.

A pre-bid meeting will be held through Web Ex Join by phone: 1-312-535-8110 Meeting Number/Access Code: 120 448 7429 on 08/27/20 at 2:00 PM prevailing time. 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.

Submit bids on forms furnished by the Owner as one pdf < 200 MB at for this project. If multiple bids are received for the same division of work, the later bid will be considered official.

Please see attached file for complete information.

Division 01
Sealed bids will be accepted below until 2:00 PM, Wednesday, September 9, 2020:
At the following address
via Electronic Bidding
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via Electronic Bidding
For instructions on how to obtain a comprehensive purchase description, disclosure or contract forms, contact:

Peter Drezek
cell - 630-677-0588

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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  • BA624C19010Ad.pdf (96 KB)
Other Public Documents
  • BEP_624-C19010_Generalwork-01.pdf (204 KB)