University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Invitation for Construction Bid:
Field Turf Installation-Stadium Terrace/First St
Contractor: Cooling Landscape Contractors LLC, Cherry Valley, 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.
Friday November 9, 2007
This project consists of constructing two synthetic turf fields including construction layout, erosion control, site preparation, earthwork, storm sewer, concrete curb, synthetic turf, irrigation and landscape.
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.
Division #27 - Site Work
Sealed bids will be accepted at the address below until
Tuesday December 4, 2007:
The Board of Trustees of the University of Illinois
c/o Facilities & Services
1501 S. Oak Street
Attn: Doug Wolters (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Bid Document Sources
Bid documents have been prepared by SmithGroup JJR, the professional services consultant. The bid documents may be obtained from them by depositing a check in the amount of $100 for each set, payable to the Professional Services Consultant OR non-cash plan deposit programs which are guaranteed by contractor associations are acceptable. Bid documents can be sent via FedEx if the bidder forwards deposit check and their FedEx account number to the professional services consultant. Call 312.641.0510 to coordinate.
Bid Document Review Sets
For a complete list, please see the attached file.
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 Wednesday, November 28, 2007. The project-specific prequalification requirement is in addition to the contractor annual prequalification requirement described below.
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 at 58 East Gregory, Room 121, Champaign, IL at 2:00 p.m. prevailing time on Tuesday, November 27, 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 1501 S. Oak St., Champaign, IL, Room 127. 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.