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U21006R1 - Multiple Building - Fire Alarm Upgrades


U21006R1 - Multiple Building - Fire Alarm Upgrades


Company Contact

RTM Engineering Consultants
Alan Amy


Foellinger Auditorium (0007): 709 S. Matthews Avenue; English Building (0044): 608 S. Wright Street; National Soybean Research Center (NSRC, 0124): 1101 W. Peabody Drive; Edward R. Madigan Lab (ERML, 0336): 1201 W Gregory Drive

Pre-Bid Information

Pre-Bid Information

07/11/2023 10:00 AM CT

A virtual pre-bid conference for all parties interested in bidding the project will be held at 10:00 AM on 7/11/2023 through Zoom 1-312-626-6799, Meeting ID 825 5435 3602, Password: 1867. Site visit will be conducted on 7/11/23 at 1:00 PM. Meet at room 138 of Madigan Lab, 1201 W. Gregory Dr., Urbana, IL.. Representatives of the Owner and the Professional Services Consultant will be present to answer questions regarding the project and bidding procedures. All prospective bidders are urged to attend.
Bid Information

Bid Information

08/01/2023 02:00 PM CT

Contract Divisions of the Project - The Owner will receive separate sealed bids for the following contract divisions of the project:

05 - Electrical Work

Delivery - Submit bids on forms furnished by the Owner as one pdf less than 200 MB at for this project. If multiple bids are received by the same bidder for the same division of work, the later bid will be considered official.

Electronic Bids will be received up to the hour of 2:00 PM, prevailing time, on 8/1/2023.

Electronic Bid Opening - Electronic bids will be electronically opened and publicly read on 8/1/2023 / 2:30 PM on a call-in telephone number Zoom 1-312-626- 6799, Meeting ID 815 4977 3411, Password: 1867 and tabulated. A recording of the bid opening is available upon request.
Site Visit Information

Site Visit Information

The Bidder, before submitting a bid for this Work, shall visit and carefully examine the site of the Work in order to have full knowledge of, and to fully understand and appreciate, the facilities, difficulties, and restrictions attending the performance of the contract for which a bid is submitted. The Bidder shall take all required measurements and carefully inspect all existing conditions, constructions, irregularities, and interferences which may affect the Work under this contract.

Bid Categories

General Work
(C) Eastern Engineering Only



Project includes both the complete replacement of existing fire alarm systems at Foellinger Auditorium and English Building, and fire alarm system upgrades at the National Soybean Research Center and Madigan Lab (four buildings total). Work shall include demolition and either entirely new fire alarm systems (at Foellinger and English) or new fire alarm devices and associated programming (at NSRC and ERML), including initiation, automatic detection, and occupant notification. New systems shall integrate or supervise the existing building mechanical and fire protection (sprinkler) systems, as well as elevator and other indicated systems. New systems shall be manufactured by Siemens and shall be Cerberus Pro Modular series per campus standard.

Refer to Division 01 of the technical specifications for a complete, detailed breakdown of the base bids and alternates for this project.

This project includes a Project Labor Agreement that will be executed between the lowest responsible/responsive bidder and the East Central Illinois Building and Construction Trades Council. A copy of the Project Labor Agreement is included at the end of Section 00 90 00.

Company Contact:
Alan Amy - RTM Engineering Consultants
Office: 618-277-5200

Job Purchase Information:

Up to (2) complete sets of bidding documents are available to PRE-QUALIFIED BIDDERS (NO PLANROOMS) for a $250 Refundable deposit check OR non-cash deposit plan per set, made payable to RTM Engineering Consultants, LLC (include the name of the job in the reference line). Scan a copy of the check (for shipping and delivery orders) to Eastern Engineering-Champaign Office, AND deliver the original check (for all orders) Eastern Engineering-Champaign Office, 404 E. University Ave. Champaign, IL. 61820.

Downloadable and Printed Sets of Bidding Documents may be ordered per the options listed on the Order page (plus Processing Fee/Eco Fee, and Shipping/Delivery and Tax when applicable). Credit Card or Eastern Engineering Charge Account required (before printing) for purchases.


  • 07/28/2023 - U21006 Fire Alarm Upgrades - Addendum No. 1 was issued  View Addendum