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Public Higher Education Bulletin

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Bid #BAU07033

Invitation for Construction Bid: ERDC/CERL - Bldg. #1116, East Portion Roof Replace

Award Info
Published Monday August 13, 2007
Awarded to:
Contractor:  Top Quality Roofing Company, Mt. Zion, IL
Amount:  $245,700
Terms:   One-time transaction
Number of Unsuccessful, Responsive Bidders: 3
The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
First published Tuesday July 3, 2007
Project Description
This project consists of the removal of approximately 24,500 SF of existing Hypalon roofing system (to the level of the existing metal deck surface) on the eastern half of building #1116. The existing edge metal and roof drains will be removed on the eastern portion of the roof and the metal cap of the expansion joint between the east and west roof portions removed and retained for reinstallation. The flashings at all existing vent and electrical penetrations as well as at all existing roof top equipment curbs and one roof hatch will be removed.

A new two ply SBS roofing system (fully adhered, hot mopped ) will be installed on the east portion of the roof, with new edge metal. The existing roof has structural slopes and 4" of rigid insulation will be installed with the first 2" inches mechanically fastened to the existing deck. A granular surfaced cap sheet will be provided with additional walkway pads, three new mechanical curbs (with metal caps and flashing), 8 support curbs for cantilevered rooftop equipment or piping (with metal caps), and 8 roof cubs extended. Six new roof drains with tapered sumps and new flashing at all roof curbs.
Division # 26 - Roofing Work
Sealed bids will be accepted at the address below until 2:00 PM, Thursday August 2, 2007:
The Board of Trustees of the University of Illinois
c/o Facilities & Services
1501 S. Oak Street
Attn: Dave Marker (
Champaign, IL 61820
Bid Document Sources
Bid documents have been prepared by Gorski Reifsteck Architects, 909 Arrow Road, Champaign, IL 61821, 217-351-4100, the professional services consultant. The bid documents may be obtained from them by depositing a check in the amount of $25 for OR non-cash plan deposit programs which are guaranteed by contractor associations are acceptable.

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).

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
Pre-Bid Meeting
A pre-bid meeting will be held in ERDC/CERL, Building #1116 2905 Newmark Drive, Champaign, IL at 10:00 AM prevailing time on July 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.

Bid Opening
Immediately after the closing time for receiving bids, all proposals will be publicly opened, read, and tabulated at 2:00PM in room 128, University of Illinois Facilities and Services, 1501, South Oak Street, Champaign, IL. 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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