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Public Higher Education Bulletin

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Bid #BAU07140

Invitation for Construction Bid: South Campus Sanitary Sewer Extension Phase 2A

This solicitation will not be awarded
Published Wednesday February 27, 2008
Project was re-posted under BAU07140R to ensure adequate response from potential bidders.
First published Friday January 18, 2008
Project Description
The project consists of the construction of approximately 1,275 lienal feet of 24-inch sanitary sewer, 32 lineal feet of 15-inch sanitary sewer, and 2,292 lineal feet of 12-inch sanitary sewer, plus approximately 120 lineal feet of 36-inch steel casing pipe to be installed via boring and jacking, plus the associated manholes, backfill, site work, pavement restorations, fence replacements, traffic control, erosion control measures, and related construction. The project also includes cutting through and subsequent repair of the copper grounding cables of the WILL Radio Tower.

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.
Div # 34-Utilities Site Work
Sealed bids will be accepted at the address below until 10:00 AM, Thursday February 14, 2008:
The Board of Trustees of the University of Illinois
c/o Facilities & Services, Physical Plant Service Building
1501 S. Oak Street
Attn: Richard Drew (
Champaign, IL 61820
Bid Document Sources
Bid documents have been prepared by Donohue & Associates, Inc., 115 North Neil Street, Suite 213, Champaign, IL (217) 352-9990, the professional services consultant. The bid documents may be obtained from them by depositing a check in the amount of $35 for each set, payable to them 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 Physical Plant Service Building, 1501 S. Oak, Conference Room 127 at 10:00 a.m.prevailing time on Monday, February, 4, 2008. 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 Physical Plant Service Building, 1501 S. Oak, Room 128. 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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