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Public Higher Education Bulletin

University of Illinois at Chicago
Bid #BA847-C19029R

Invitation for Construction Bid: Rockford COM Geothermal Well Replacement

Award Info Published Wednesday January 22, 2020
Awarded to:
Contractor: Accel Construction, Chicago, IL
Amount: $1,297,360
Division of Work: Division 01 (unsuccessful, responsive bidders: 1)
Terms:  One-time transaction
Number of unsuccessful, responsive bidders: 1
Unsuccessful Responsive Bidders:

See attached file for complete BEP information.
The Chief Procurement Officer for this procurement is now Ben Bagby.
The State Purchasing Officer for this procurement is now John Knittle.
The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
First published Monday, September 9, 2019
Project Description
The geothermal well field at Rockford College of Medicine is in need of replacement. The field needs to be re-drilled utilizing traditional dual-pipe heat exchangers with a proven long-term performance. Scope of work includes but is not limited to: re-drilling well field as indicated on the construction documents, providing new geothermal heat exchange piping, valves, equipment and accessories required to create a fully functional geothermal well system to meet the University?s needs.

A MANDATORY pre-bid meeting will be held in location 1601 Parkview Ave., Rockford, IL - Room S232 on 09/13/19 at 9:00 AM 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 REQUIRED to attend.

This Project is located at: location 1601 Parkview Ave., Rockford, IL - Room S232

See attached for more information.
Division 1
Sealed bids will be accepted below until 10:00 AM, Monday, September 30, 2019:
At the following address
College of Medicine
1601 Parkview Ave
Attn: Eric Luchetta-Stendel, 312-355-5429, EMAIL-
Rockford, IL 61107
Chief Procurement Officer - Ben Bagby
State Purchasing Officer - John Knittle
All responses must include:
  • 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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