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University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Bid #BAU13069
Invitation for Construction Bid: Huff Gymnasium - Wood Floor Replacement
Award InfoPublished Thursday November 21, 2013
Awarded to:
Contractor: Grunloh Construction, Inc., Effingham, IL
Amount: $519,000
Terms:  One-time transaction
Number of unsuccessful, responsive bidders: 2
Successful responsive bidder:
15.32% MAFBE

Unsuccessful responsive bidders:
Mid-States General and Mechanical Contracting Co. $557,000 (15.08% MAFBE)
Broeren Russo Construction $576,046 (15.62% MAFBE)
The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
First published Thursday, October 17, 2013
Project Description
Contractor to completely remove existing partitioned structures including doors, frames, hardware etc. for removal of existing wood floor. Doors, frames, and hardware to be set aside for reinstallation. Entire existing wood floor and subfloor is to be removed (except for areas behind and around existing bleachers) being careful not to damage or loosen existing sleepers which are to remain in place. Any loosened or damaged sleepers are to be re-fastened or replaced in preparation for new flooring. Once existing flooring has been removed, contractor to securely install 3/4" plywood over existing sleepers. Installation of wood gym flooring system (combination of DIN-Certified and Non-DIN-Certified flooring) to be installed over plywood subfloor (wood floor system may include, but is not limited to, resilient pads, steel channels, plywood subflooring, 25/32" x 2 1/4" maple flooring). Existing wood flooring behind existing bleachers is to remain, however, it's to be sanded and refinished to match new flooring. Contractor to provide finishing of new wood flooring including sanding, painting of graphics and court lines. Vented rubber base at perimeter to be installed after floor finishing. Contractor to rebuild partitioned structures, including door, frame, and hardware reinstallation. Partitions to be painted following installation.

Please see the attached file for more information.
Division 01 - General Work
Sealed bids will be accepted at the address below until 10:00 AM, Wednesday, November 6, 2013:
The Board of Trustees of the University of Illinois c/o
Facilities and Services - UIUC
1501 South Oak Street, Room 115
Attention: Adam Kimball,, (217)300-0202
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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  • BAU13069ad.pdf (81 KB)