University of Illinois at Chicago
Invitation for Construction Bid:
Research Space for Behavioral Neurobiology-Windows
Contractor: Replacement Window System, Inc., Markhan, 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.
Wednesday September 19, 2007
The work will consist of removal and replacement of approximately 60 aluminum double hung windows on the 2nd and 3rd floors of the existing facility. The work is in conjunction with a major capital improvement to the interior of the facility.
Division 35 - Window Work
Sealed bids will be accepted at the address below until
Tuesday October 9, 2007:
The Board of Trustees of the University of Illinois
c/o UIC Office for Capital Programs
Attention: Bradley Appier (firstname.lastname@example.org)
1140 S. Paulina Street, Room 204
Bid Document Sources
Bid documents have been prepared by LCM Architects 819 South Wabash Avenue, Suite 509, Chicago, Illinois, 60605, the professional services consultant. Bid documents may be obtained from the printer, Cushing and Color Chicago, 420 West Huron, Chicago, (Phone 312-266-8228) by depositing a check made payable to the University of Illinois in the amount of $200 OR non-cash plan deposit guaranteed by contractor associations are acceptable.
Bid Document Review Sets
See the attached list.
Each bidder shall prequalify with the owner in accordance with the General Instructions to Bidders (Document 00200). The project-specific prequalification (Document 00250) deadline is 4:00 p.m. prevailing time on Monday, October 1, 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://przm.apps.uillinois.edu/
The project will be administered using the owner's web-based project management system. PRZM was developed to maximize the potential of the Internet in allowing project team members to access and exchange project information. PRZM supports team collaboration in management and interaction, as well as team member empowerment on a multi-layer security system.
Minimum PRZM user requirements are as follows
- Personal Computer: Microprocessor speed of 100mhz or higher, 32Mb RAM, and a monitor capable of at least 800 x 600 pixel resolution.
- Internet Browser: Microsoft Internet Explorer version 4.0 or higher is recommended.
- E-mail: PRZM requires the user to have a valid e-mail account.
- Software: At various stages of PRZM, users will be required to attach their documents to PRZM.
- Computer-Aided Drawing (CAD) viewer
A pre-bid meeting will be held in UIC Office for Capital Programs Room. 244, 1140 South Paulina Street, Chicago, Illinois 60612-7215 at 2:00 p.m. prevailing time on Wednesday, September 26, 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 Room 244, UIC Office for Capital Programs, 1140 South Paulina Street, Chicago, Illinois 60612-7215. 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 owner 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.