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University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Bid #BAU08034-2
Invitation for Construction Bid: Oak Street Chiller Plant-Piping & Pump House
Change Order
Published Thursday October 1, 2009
Contractor: Stark Excavating, Inc
Change Order amount: $226,876.51

This change order is to allow the tie-in of the chilled water piping serving the new Petascale building to the existing master chilled water loop.
The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
Award InfoPublished Wednesday June 17, 2009
Awarded to:
Contractor: Roessler Construction Company, Inc., Rantoul, IL
Amount: $374,000
Division of Work: 1 - General (unsuccessful, responsive bidders: 3)
Terms:  One-time transaction
Contractor: X-treme Mechanical Inc., Champaign, IL
Amount: $16,600
Division of Work: 2 - Plumbing (unsuccessful, responsive bidders: 4)
Terms:  One-time transaction
Contractor: Davis-Houk Mechanical, Inc., Urbana, IL
Amount: $1,830,000
Division of Work: 3 - Heating (unsuccessful, responsive bidders: 5)
Terms:  One-time transaction
Contractor: A&R Mechanical Contractors Inc., Urbana, IL
Amount: $28,925
Division of Work: 4-Ventilation&AirDis (unsuccessful, responsive bidders: 4)
Terms:  One-time transaction
Contractor: Bodine Electric of Champaign, Champaign, IL
Amount: $547,824
Division of Work: 5 - Electrical (unsuccessful, responsive bidders: 5)
Terms:  One-time transaction
Contractor: Stark Excavating, Inc, Bloomington, IL
Amount: $1,534,138
Division of Work: 34 - Utilities Site (unsuccessful, responsive bidders: 3)
Terms:  One-time transaction
Number of unsuccessful, responsive bidders: 24
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 Friday January 30, 2009
The bid opening dates and locations have been changed.
First published Friday, January 16, 2009
Project Description
This project includes extension of the UIUC main distribution chilled water and forced main piping and electrical ductbank and installation of a Pump House. Piping extension shall begin and extend to the Pump House; First Street connection to existing piping by Owner. Piping shall also be extended to the Petascale building. Pump House shall be a pre-engineered metal building housing pumps, piping and equipment necessary to control chilled water flow to/from the Thermal Energy Storage (TES) tank (by others).

NOTE: Installation of the TES Tank shall be provided under a separate contract. The TES project and this Piping & Pump House project shall be concurrent projects in the same area; coordination between contractors is required to ensure timely delivery of both projects.

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 1 - General Work
Sealed bids will be accepted at the address below until 2:00 PM, Friday, February 13, 2009:
The Board of Trustees of the University of Illinois
c/o Physical Plant Service Building
1501 South Oak Street
Attention: Nick Stanev (nstanev@illinois.edu)
Champaign, IL 61820
Divisions 2-5 and 34
Sealed bids will be accepted at the address below until 2:00 PM, Tuesday, February 10, 2009:
The Board of Trustees of the University of Illinois
c/o Physical Plant Service Building
1501 South Oak Street
Attention: Nick Stanev (nstanev@illinois.edu)
Champaign, IL 61820
The Owner shall assign the contracts for Contract Divisions 2-Plumbing Work, 3-Heating A/C Temp Control Work, 4-Ventilation Work, 5-Electrical Work, and 34-Utilities Site 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 Henneman Engineering Inc, 1605 South State Street, Champaign, IL, (217) 359-1514, hereinafter referred to as the Professional Services Consultant. The bid documents may be obtained from the Dean?s Superior Blueprint, 404 East University, Champaign, Illinois, Phone: 217-359-3261 by depositing a check in the amount of $250.00 for each set, payable to the Professional Services Consultant OR non-cash plan deposit programs which are guaranteed by contractor associations are acceptable. Additional non-refundable sets may be purchased. Contractors who are not pre-qualified with UIUC are required to purchase sets directly from the printer. Refunded copies are limited to: 5-sets per General, 3-sets per Subcontractor.

Bid Document Review Sets
For a complete list, please see the attached file.

Prequalification
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 Tuesday, January 27, 2009.

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
Pre-Bid Meeting
A pre-bid meeting will be held in Clayo Trailer (NCSA Petascale job site), 1725 South Oak, Champaign, IL 61820 at 1:00 p.m. prevailing time on Thursday, January 22, 2009. 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 for Divisions 2-5 & 34 will be publicly opened, read, and tabulated at Physical Plant Service Building, 1501 South Oak Street, Champaign, IL 61820, Conference Room 128 and all proposals for Division 1 will be publicly opened, read, and tabulated at Physical Plant Service Building, 1501 South Oak Street, Champaign, IL 61820, Conference 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.

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.

Any firm or individual who wishes to submit a bid in response to this solicitation must make the State Board of Elections Certification required by Public Act 95-971. The certification is included in Bid Document 00300. If you do not make the certification and if required, attach a copy of the Certificate of Registration from the State Board of Elections to your bid, then your bid cannot, by law, be accepted by the University.

Note:
If you do $50,000 worth of business annually with the State of Illinois, including the state universities, you are required to register with the State Board of Elections and obtain from them a certificate confirming your registration. Responses to Invitations to Bid, Requests for Proposals, Requests for Information, and all other types of procurement solicitations are included in the calculation of this $50,000 annual amount, whether you receive a resulting award or not. If you do less than $50,000 worth of business annually, you may be exempt from the registration requirement.

Please refer to Public Act 95-971, which is available at http://www.ilga.gov/legislation/publicacts/fulltext.asp?Name=095-0971&GA=095, and the State Board of Elections website (www.elections.il.gov) for more specific information on whether you are required to register or not. Information on how to submit copies of the registration certificate to the Chief Procurement Officer for Higher Education is available at the Illinois Public Higher Education Procurement Bulletin website (http://www.procure.stateuniv.state.il.us ).

This transaction is subject to the State Board of Elections registration and certification requirements of Public Act 095-0971.

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