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University of Illinois at Chicago
Bid #BA699C16005Rebid2
Invitation for Construction Bid: South Campus High Temp Hot Water Piping Replacemnt
Award Info Published Thursday April 21, 2016
Awarded to:
Contractor: Anchor Mechanical, Inc., Chicago, IL
Amount: $1,996,843
Terms:  One-time transaction
Number of unsuccessful, responsive bidders: 1
Successful, responsive bidder: 23% MAFBE

Unsuccessful, responsive bidder: Kroeschell Engineering $2,605,770 (40% MAFBE)
The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
First published Monday, February 29, 2016
Project Description
To replace failing high temperature hot water infrastructure and increase reliability of this utility service for the south campus, the Owner desires to replace sections of the existing direct-buried piping serving the heating needs of buildings in this area of campus. This Project consists of installing new 12? HTHWS and 12? HTHWR piping along the north side of Roosevelt Road from the existing vault (VLT-02) on the west end of the intramural practice fields to the existing vault (VLT-03) within the parking lot for the Roosevelt Road Building (621). The new piping will consist of a pre-insulated conduit-type system and be direct buried under the intramural soccer fields and directionally bored under Halsted. The existing 8? HTHWS and 8? HTHWR will be removed as required for installation of new piping, but largely abandoned in place. The piping within the vaults will be replaced and reconfigured to support the installation of the new piping and future connections for the future Advanced Chemical Technology Building. Modifications to the vaults will also be made as indicated on the Contract Drawings.

This Project is located at: University of Illinois at Chicago on the Northwest and Northeast corner of Roosevelt Road and Halsted Street, between Newberry and the Roosevelt Road Building (621), Chicago, IL 60612.

See the attached file for more information.
Division 3 - Heating Work
Sealed bids will be accepted at the address below until 2:30 PM, Tuesday, March 15, 2016:
The Board of Trustees of the University of Illinois
c/o Office for Capital Programs
1140 South Paulina, Suite 204 MC 892
Attention: Grainne Cassidy-Stoltz ( 312-996-6895
Chicago, IL 60612
State Purchasing Officer - John Knittle
All responses must include:
  • There is a 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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