IFB - Byrne Elementary School Annex (C1576)

April 26, 2017

PBC Alert 17-008

The Public Building Commission of Chicago has invited Class A prequalified firms to bid on PBC Contract C1576, construction of the Byrne Elementary School Annex located at 5329 South Oak Park Avenue, Chicago, Illinois, 60638. Project consists of the construction of an approximately 35,000 sf, new 2-story Annex. Work to be performed includes: 15 classrooms (Science room, music room, offices/conference rooms, and restrooms); new 3-stop elevator; new library; kitchen and lunch/multipurpose room. Building must be fully ADA-compliant and accessible. Renovations to Existing Building includes: renovation of existing lunchroom into classroom; renovation of existing kitchen into art classroom; conversion of existing library into classroom; mechanical, electrical, and plumbing upgrades; and, repairs to support the new annex. Exterior Amenities include: New artificial turf field in location of current modular units (approximately 167'x100'). Landscaping will include both renovation of existing landscaping, as well as, installation on new features. New features include: trees, shrubs, grass, and planting bed of perennials. Existing scope will also include salvaging and relocation of existing planters and benches.

The project page containing additional information can be viewed here: http://www.pbcchicago.com/content/working/opening_display.asp?BID_ID=488

On Tuesday, May 9 2017, at Byrne Elementary School Annex Gymnasium (located at 5329 South Oak Park Avenue, Chicago, Illinois, 60638), the Commission will host a Pre-Bid Meeting at 10:00a.m., Mandatory Technical Review Meeting at 10:30a.m., and Mandatory Site Visit (walk-through of the facility) at 11:00a.m. The Technical Review Meeting and Site Visit are mandatory for all prequalified firms interested in submitting a bid for this Project.

All activities mentioned above are to occur at the school. Enter through Main Entrance on the west side of the school (S Oak Park Avenue) and proceed to the Gymnasium. Parking is prohibited in the school's parking lot. Please adhere to all area parking prohibitions and restrictions when parking on side streets or in designated parking areas.

Subcontractors and suppliers are invited to attend the Pre- Bid Meeting and stay for the following activities to meet the prequalified contractors bidding on this Project. The sign-in sheets for the above-mentioned meetings will be posted to the PBC's website.

Sealed bids will be received at the Public Building Commission, Richard J. Daley Center, 50 West Washington, Room 200, until 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, May 31, 2017 at which time they will be publicly opened.

Plans and specifications for the above-referenced project may be found on the designated printer's online plan-room for this Project at http://dfs.cushingco.com/pbc.htm.

The list of Assist Agencies who will have complete sets of drawings and specifications can be found here: http://www.pbcchicago.com/upload/12917.pdf

Information on this invitation and all of the projects currently open for bid is available at www.pbcchicago.com.

Public Building Commission of Chicago
Mayor Rahm Emanuel, Chairman
Carina E. Sánchez, Executive Director


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