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University of Illinois at Chicago
QBS #PSS699C13043
Request for Professional Services Qualifications (QBS): Soccer Field Renovation – South Campus
Award InfoPublished Wednesday March 19, 2014
Awarded to:
Consultant: Wight & Company, Chicago, IL
Amount: $221,000
An estimated start date of 3/31/2014 through 10/1/2015
Number of Unsuccessful, Responsive Respondents: 4
The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
First published Tuesday, July 2, 2013
Project Description
The project consists of converting natural turf to synthetic surface on one (1) existing soccer field for intercollegiate and intramural sports located on UIC’s South Campus at 1225 South Morgan Street, Chicago. New synthetic turf installation (slightly relocated from existing location to avoid existing utilities) to include removal of existing turf/soil, design new synthetic turf system including new field drainage system (to meet the requirements of the City of Chicago, Storm Water Management Ordinance) and evaluate and design storm water runoff. Other considerations are: •Maximize the synthetic turf area to minimize maintenance and avoid existing utilities. •Use high quality turf product with long service life. •Maximize use of existing bleachers and press box. •Adjust existing walkway and fencing to accommodate the relocation of the field. •Existing lighting to remain.

Please see the attached file for more information.
Letter Submission
Qualifications and supporting materials will be accepted at the address below until 4:00 PM, Wednesday July 17, 2013:

Office for Capital Programs - UIC
1140 South Paulina, M/C 892
Attention: John D. Hiltscher,, 312-413-1360
Chicago, IL 60612

State Purchasing Officer - John Knittle
Only those firms which meet the following qualifications will be considered:
  • There is a BEP goal for this procurement. See solicitation documentation for details.
Selection will be consistent with the Architectural, Engineering, and Land Surveying Qualifications Based Selection Act (30 ILCS 535/1).

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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  • PSS699C13043ad.pdf (69 KB)