The Board of Trustees of U of Illinois Facilities Planning and Programs hereby requests sealed bids for construction work on the South Campus Mixed Use Development project at the Chicago campus project (Bid # PRQ698-704-04-A).
Office for Capital Programs
1140 South Paulina Street
Chicago, IL 60612-7217
Bid Document Sources
Bid documents have been prepared by Hellmuth, Obata & Kassabaum, Inc., 30 West Monroe Street, Chicago IL 60603, phone: (312) 782-1000 and Vasilko, Hauserman & Associates, 330 North Wabash Avenue, Suite 2123, Chicago IL 60611, phone (312) 755-9800.
Bid Document Review Sets
Bid documents will be made available to pre-qualified bidders through Power Construction Company, LLC, 2360 Palmer Drive, Schaumburg, IL 60173 phone (847) 925-1300, hereinafter called the Construction Manager.
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://notes.ocp.uiuc.edu:8888/
Copies of the prequalification applications may be obtained from the Construction Manager by sending a fax expressing interest to (847) 925-1372 or an email expressing interest to email@example.com. Faxes and emails should be sent to the attention of Nate Adams, Assistant Project Manager. Prequalification for the project's bid packages described above will begin June 21, 2005. Prequalification applications for the project's bid packages described above are due no later than 4:00 PM, prevailing time, on July 11, 2005. Prequalification is only required of prime contractors for each bid package. All applicants will also be required to provide adequate payment and performance bonding in accordance with the University's requirements. Criteria for evaluation of applicants will include company organization, relevant work experience, volume and type of work, financial standing, planning and scheduling capabilities, safety record, affirmative action and labor compliance records, and other trade specific qualifications.
Notice of Prequalification
After the prequalification deadline, all applicants who are prequalified for the project will be notified by the Construction Manager.
Immediately after the closing time for receiving bids, they will be opened, publicly read, and tabulated in the Office for Capital Programs Conference Room 244, 1140 South Paulina Street, Chicago, Illinois 60612-7217.
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.
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.
Contracting and Employment Opportunities
The University of Illinois at Chicago has established the following goals and requirement for the contracting and employment opportunities generated by this project:
Immediately after closing time for receiving bids, they will be opened publicly and read.
For bidding documents and further information, contact
The University of Illinois at Chicago
Information and details concerning the pre-bid meeting will be included in the bid documents distributed by the Construction Manager to the pre-qualified bidders.
(Submitted by Kathe Shinham, State Purchasing Officer.)
This transaction is subject to the State Board of Elections registration and certification requirements of Public Act 095-0971.