IFB - Skinner West Elementary School Annex (C1579)

June 30, 2017

PBC Alert 17-014

The Public Building Commission of Chicago (PBC) has invited eligible, Class A prequalified firms to bid on PBC Contract C1579, for the construction of the new Skinner West Elementary School Annex located at 1260 West Adams, in Chicago, Illinois, 60607. The project consists of the construction of a new approximately 36,000 GSF, 4-story Annex to the existing Skinner West Elementary School located at 1260 West Adams Street. The new Annex will include 19 new typical classrooms, an Art Room, Science Room, and a Computer Classroom. The Scope of Work will also include site improvements, rework to the existing parking lot, a new underground water detention system, a new elevator, and miscellaneous renovations to the existing building. A new Chiller for HVAC will also be included which will serve the new Annex. Renovations to the existing building include upgrades to the existing mechanical, electrical, plumbing, and fire protection systems to support the new Annex. The landscaping work will consist of restoration of the of existing landscaping, as well as new landscaping such as trees, shrubs, grass, and planting beds of perennials.

Construction is anticipated to commence in Fall of 2017, with completion by Winter of 2018.

The project page containing additional information can be viewed here: http://www.pbcchicago.com/content/working/opening_display.asp?BID_ID=493

On Thursday, July 13, 2017, at the Skinner West Elementary School Gymnasium, the Commission will host a Pre-Bid Meeting at 10:00 a.m., Mandatory Technical Review Meeting at 10:30 a.m., and Mandatory Site Visit (walk-through of the facility) at 11:00 a.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, located at 1260 West Adams. Attendees may park in the school's Parking Lot. Enter through Main Entrance of the school.

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 shall be received at the Public Building Commission, Richard J. Daley Center, 50 West Washington, Room 200, until 11:00 a.m. Friday, August 4, 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 planroom for this Project at http://www.x-rhodesplanroom.com/ The list of Assist Agencies who will have complete sets of drawings and specifications can be found here: Assist Agencies

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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