University of Illinois at Chicago
Invitation for Construction Bid:
New Lighting System - UIC Baseball Field
Contractor: Lyons Electric Company, LaGrange, IL
Number of Unsuccessful, Responsive Bidders:
Terms: One-time transaction
The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
Thursday December 14, 2006
The project consists of, but not limited to, the removal of the existing lighting system and the procurement and installation for the baseball field of a new lighting system, which should meet the target light levels as per the NCAA National Broadcasting Guidelines, in the 125/100 minimum average horizontal footcandles range on the playing field.
Division 5 - Electrical Work
Sealed bids will be accepted at the address below until
Friday January 5, 2007:
The Board of Trustees of the University of Illinois
c/o Facilities Management Department
1140 South Morgan, Room B30
Attn: Dennis Collins (email@example.com)
Bid Document Sources
Bid documents have been prepared by Knight E/A, Inc., 221 North LaSalle Street, Suite 300, Chicago, Illinois 60601, (312) 577-3300, hereinafter referred to as 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 (1) set on or after Thursday, December 14, 2006. The Bidder may obtain additional copies by paying the printing costs directly to the printing company.
Bid Document Review Sets
See the attached for a complete list.
Each bidder shall prequalify with the owner in accordance with the General Instructions to Bidders (Document 00200). If applicable, the project-specific prequalification (Document 00250) deadline is 4:00 p.m. prevailing time on Thursday, December 28, 2006.
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)-http://notes.ocp.uiuc.edu/
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, December 21, 2006. 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.
Immediately after the closing time for receiving bids, all proposals will be publicly opened, read, and tabulated in the Facilities Management Building, 1140 South Morgan Street, Conference Room B16E, Chicago, Illinois. 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.
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.