University of Illinois at Chicago
Invitation for Construction Bid:
Lighting/Electrical Renovation Steam Plant Tunnel
Contractor: Datech Electric Inc., Lockport, 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.
Monday May 14, 2007
The project consists of, but not limited to, the demolition and removal of the existing Steam Tunnel lighting, telephone, and signal systems, the installation of 1x2, 1-lamp, vapor-tight fluorescent fixtures, new lighting panels, and starters/disconnects and contactors for the sump pumps serving the Steam Tunnel and Steam Plant Building.
Division 5 - Electrical Work
Sealed bids will be accepted at the address below until
Thursday June 14, 2007:
The Board of Trustees of the University of Illinois
c/o Facilities Management Department
1140 S. Morgan St., Rm B30
Attn: Dennis Collins (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Bid Document Sources
Bid documents have been prepared by O&N Engineering-Development, P.C., 1513 West Taylor Street, Chicago, Illinois 60607, (312) 432-0386, the professional services consultant. The bid documents may be obtained from Ms. Prudence Smith, Facilities Management Department, 1140 South Morgan Street, Room B30, Chicago, Illinois, (312) 996-6645 free of charge for 1 set on or after Thursday, May 17, 2007.
Bid Document Review Sets
Please see 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, May 31, 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) - http://notes.ocp.uiuc.edu/
A 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, May 24, 2007. 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.
Immediately after the closing time for receiving bids, all proposals will be publicly opened, read, and tabulated at 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.