University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Bid #BAU17018-BR1
Invitation for Construction Bid: Memorial Stadium Reno and Football Performance Ctr
Award Info Published Thursday November 30, 2017
Awarded to:
Contractor: A & R Mechanical Contractors, Inc., Urbana, IL
Amount: $416,000
Division of Work: 3-Htg, AC Temp Cntrl (unsuccessful, responsive bidders: 3)
Terms:  One-time transaction
Contractor: Glesco Electric, Inc., Urbana, IL
Amount: $210,602
Division of Work: 5 - Electrical (unsuccessful, responsive bidders: 3)
Terms:  One-time transaction
Contractor: Stark Excavating, Inc., Bloomington, IL
Amount: $1,027,000
Division of Work: 34 - Utility Site (unsuccessful, responsive bidders: 2)
Terms:  One-time transaction
Number of unsuccessful, responsive bidders: 8
Division 3 - Successful, responsive bidder:

Division 3 - Unsuccessful, responsive bidders:
Davis-Houk $453,000 (20% MAFBE)
Xtreme Mechanical $479,800 (20% MAFBE)
Reliable Plumbing $495,200 (20% MAFBE)

Division 5 - Successful, responsive bidder:

Division 5 - Unsuccessful, responsive bidders:
Commercial Electric $306,699 (20% MAFBE)
Oberlander Electric $306,729 (20% MAFBE)
Jamerson & Bauwens Electric $406,040 (20% MAFBE)

Division 34 - Successful, responsive bidder:

Division 34 - Unsuccessful, responsive bidders:
Duce Construction $1,489,000 (20% MAFBE)
G A Rich & Sons $1,674,000 (20% MAFBE)
The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
First published Tuesday, September 26, 2017
Project Description
This project consists of site clearing/demolition, underground utilities, selective demolition at the existing Irwin Indoor Practice Facility, and building of a recessed steam entry room in the SW corner of the existing Irwin Indoor Practice Facility. The underground utility work will include installing new, rerouting existing and demolishing old abandoned utilities for: storm, sanitary, domestic water, chilled water, steam and electrical. Part of the storm utility work will include a new underground storm water retention system.

A MANDATORY pre-bid meeting will be held in Facilities and Services, Physical Plant Service Building, 1501 South Oak Street Champaign, IL 61820, Conference Room 128 on 10/05/17 at 2:00 PM prevailing time. All prospective bidders are REQUIRED to attend.

This Project is located at: 301 East Peabody Drive Champaign, IL 61820.

See the attached file for more information.
Divisions 3, 5, and 34
Sealed bids will be accepted at the address below until 2:30 PM, Tuesday, October 17, 2017:
The Board of Trustees of the University of Illinois
c/o Facilities and Services
1501 South Oak Street, Room 115
Attention: Mark Roessler,, (217) 300-2165
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

  • BAU17018BR1ad.pdf (79 KB)

Conflict of Interest Document

  • COIARMechanicalBAU17018BR11117.pdf (195 KB)
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