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Public Higher Education Bulletin

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Bid #BAU06076R

Invitation for Construction Bid: PAR Dining Room/Services Remodel-Electric Re-Bid

Award Info
Published Wednesday August 1, 2007
Awarded to:
Contractor:  Glesco Electric, Inc., Urbana, IL
Amount:  $958,200
Terms:   One-time transaction
Number of Unsuccessful, Responsive Bidders: 0
The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
This notice has been modified
Published Monday July 2, 2007
The CAPS software URL was changed to:
First published Thursday June 21, 2007
Project Description
The project consists of a new curtain wall glazed entry and entry lobby addition to the south elevation of the existing PAR Hall first floor, and complete remodeling of the lower level dining facility, including new kitchen and kitchen equipment, new casework, ceilings, floorings, lighting, heating, ventilation, fixtures,finishes and sprinkler system. Installation of moveable furniture, purchased by the owner, will also be required. The new entry is approximately 2,000 SF; the lower level dining facility is approximately 21,000 SF. Temporary conditions, already in place, consisting of new entry doors, ramps and protective fencing are to removed during this phase of the project and areas affected are to be patched and repaired to match adjacent conditions.

This project includes a project labor agreement that will be executed between the lowest responsive/ responsible bidder and the East Central Building & Construction Trades Council. A copy of the project labor agreement is included in the project bid documents, General Project Requirements.

This project will be managed using the owner's web-based Construction Project Management System PRZM.
Division #5 - Electrical Work
Sealed bids will be accepted at the address below until 10:00 AM, Friday July 6, 2007:
The Board of Trustees of the University of Illinois
c/o Physical Plant Service Building
1501 S. Oak Street
Attn: Dave Marker (
Champaign, IL 61820
The owner shall assign the contract for Contract Division 5 - Electrical Work to the Contract Division 1 - General Work Contractor in accordance with Article 6.2 of the General Conditions. (Refer to Articles 6.2 and 15 of the General Conditions for requirements concerning assignments of contracts.)

Bid Document Sources
Bid documents have been prepared by DeStefano and Partners, Ltd./ Chicago, 445 E. Illinois Street, Suite 250, Chicago, IL 60611, the professional services consultant. The bid documents may be obtained from them by depositing a check in the amount of $250 for each set, payable to them OR non-cash plan deposit programs which are guaranteed by contractor associations are acceptable. Limit 5 sets to prime contractors, and 3 sets for assigned contractors. No partial sets permitted. (All returns are to Dean's Superior Blueprint).

Bid Document Review Sets
Please see the attached for a complete list.

Each bidder shall prequalify with the owner in accordance with the General Instructions to Bidders (Document 00200).

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)-

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
Bid Opening
Immediately after the closing time for receiving bids, all proposals will be publicly opened, read, and tabulated at the University of Illinois Physical Plant Service Building, Room 143, 1501 S. Oak Street, Champaign, IL 61820. 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.

Statutory Requirements
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.

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