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U23107 - Engineering Science Building (ESB) Chilled Water Expansion


U23107 - Engineering Science Building (ESB) Chilled Water Expansion


Company Contact

Grumman Butkus Associates
Michael McDermott


Engineering Sciences Building, 1101 West Springfield, Urbana, IL 61801

Pre-Bid Information

Pre-Bid Information

02/05/2024 11:00 AM CT

A virtual pre-bid conference for all parties interested in bidding the project will be held at 11:00 AM on 02/05/2024 on a Zoom call-in telephone number 312- 626-6799 Meeting ID: 893 5955 1895 Password: 1867. VOLUNTARY Site Walk through on Tuesday 02/06/2024 at 9:30am, starting in the main north lobby of the Engineering Sciences Building. 1101 West Springfield, 61801 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

02/21/2024 02:00 PM CT

Electronic Bids will be received up to the hour of 2:00 PM, prevailing time, on 2/21/2024.

Electronic bids will be electronically opened and publicly read on 2/21/2024 / 2:30 PM on a Zoom call-in telephone number 312-626-6799 Meeting ID: 875 1673 0944 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 Contractor
(C) Eastern Engineering Only



The general scope of this project is to replace the existing “once-through” usage of potable/domestic cooling water with a closed-loop chilled-water heat rejection system for laboratories within the Engineering Sciences Building. The targeted areas shall be the basement, first and second floors of the low-rise and, the basement and first floors of the 6-story high rise if the budget supports it.

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.

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 Grumman/Butkus Associates (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.


  • 02/13/2024 - U23107 ESB - Chilled Water Expansion Addendum No. 1 Drawings was issued  View Addendum
  • 02/13/2024 - U23107 ESB - Chilled Water Expansion Addendum No. 1 Specs was issued  View Addendum
  • 02/13/2024 - U23107 ESB - Chilled Water Expansion Pre-Bid Minutes was issued  View Addendum
  • 02/14/2024 - U23107 ESB - Chilled Water Expansion Addendum No. 1 Narrative was issued  View Addendum