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Public Higher Education Bulletin

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Bid #BAU13065
Invitation for Construction Bid: Activities & Recreation Ctr Gyms Lighting Retrofit
Award InfoPublished Wednesday August 21, 2013
Awarded to:
Contractor: Krut's Electric, Inc., Champaign, IL
Amount: $297,000
Terms:  One-time transaction
Number of unsuccessful, responsive bidders: 5
Successful, responsive bidder: 15.02% MAFBE

Unsuccessful, responsive bidders:
Glesco Electric $321,568 (15% MAFBE)
Pal's Electric $327,777 (15.10% MAFBE)
Commercial Electric $353,033 (14.80% MAFBE)
Anderson Electric $396,413 (14.03% MAFBE)
Broadway Electric $423,000 (35.46% MAFBE)
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 Thursday July 25, 2013
The bid opening date has been changed to August 6, 2013 in room 1830.
First published Tuesday, July 16, 2013
Project Description
The project consists of replacing the aged lighting in Gyms #1, #2 & #3 with new LED High Bay Lighting. This shall include (234) new LED High Bay fixtures in Gym #1, (96) fixtures in Gym #2, and (100) fixtures in Gym #3. Existing metal halide High Bay HID fixtures will be removed and recycled. Existing emergency light fixtures will remain. Lighting zones will be established according to basketball court layout, i.e., (6) zones in Gym #1, (2) zones in Gym #2, and (2) zones in Gym #3. Expansion of the existing lighting control system will be required. In Gym #1, the existing fluorescent fixture control will remain unchanged.

Please see the attached file for more information.
Division 05 - Electrical Work
Sealed bids will be accepted at the address below until 2:00 PM, Tuesday, August 6, 2013:
The Board of Trustees of the University of Illinois c/o
Facilities and Services - UIUC
1501 South Oak Street
Attention: Brittney Warga,, (217) 244-9207
Champaign, IL 61820
State Purchasing Officer - John Knittle
All responses must include:
  • There is a BEP goal for this procurement. See solicitation documentation for details.

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

The State of Illinois has a policy to encourage prospective vendors to hire qualified veterans, minorities, females, persons with disabilities and ex-offenders.

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  • BAU13065ad.pdf (65 KB)