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Public Higher Education Bulletin

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Bid #BAU16015R
Invitation for Construction Bid: Design Center (Rebid)
Award Info Published Friday June 15, 2018
Awarded to:
Contractor: Stark Excavating, Inc., Bloomington, IL
Amount: $1,882,001
Terms:  One-time transaction
Number of unsuccessful, responsive bidders: 4
Successful, responsive bidder:

Unsuccessful, responsive bidders:
Williams Brothers $2,115,000 (22% MAFBE)
Poettker Construction $2,333,000 (24% MAFBE)
Duce Construction $2,433,000 (20% MAFBE)
A&R Mechanical $2,674,674 (20% MAFBE)
The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
First published Wednesday, May 16, 2018
Project Description
This project consists of construction of the new Design Center, which is comprised of approximately 60,000 gross square feet of building, two (2) levels; ground level and basement level. This new work includes general construction, plumbing construction, heating construction with temperature control work, ventilation construction, electrical construction, sprinkler construction, concrete construction, site construction, structural steel construction and windows, as indicated on the Contract Documents. Work specifically included in the Division 27 - Sitework Re-Bid shall be as indicated in the Bidding Requirements and Scope of Work dated 9 May, 2018. The Bid Documents for this Division 27 Re-Bid include the Bid Documents dated 2/21/2018, which include Drawing Sets numbered 1 through 4, Specification Volumes numbered 1 through 5 and the following Addenda issued during the 2/21/2018 bid period: Addendum Number One dated 2/28/2018, Addendum Number Two dated 3/7/2018, Addendum Number Three dated 3/13/2018, Addendum Number Four dated 3/20.2918 and Addendum Number Five dated 3/23/2018.

The project site is located along 4th Street, at the west end of an open campus green known as the Military Axis. The site is bounded by 4th Street to the west, the pedestrian sidewalk located just south of Huff Hall to the north, the existing Art & Design parking lot to the south, and a point approximately midway between 4th Street and 6th Street to the east as indicated on the Contract Documents. Utility extensions to connect to existing campus utilities will extend beyond these general project boundaries - extent as indicated on the Contract Documents.

See the attached file for more information.
Division 27 - Site Work
Sealed bids will be accepted at the address below until 2:30 PM, Thursday, May 31, 2018:
The Board of Trustees of the University of Illinois
c/o Facilities and Services
1501 South Oak Street, Room 115
Attention: Sandra Yoo,, (217) 244-2528
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.
  • The contract(s) for this solicitation could exceed $50,000 annually.

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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Specification Documents
  • BAU16015Rad.pdf (81 KB)