IFB - Emiliano Zapata Academy Annex (C1580)

July 28, 2017

PBC Alert 17-016

The Public Building Commission of Chicago (PBC) has invited eligible, Class A prequalified firms to bid on PBC Contract C1580, for the site remediation work and construction of an approximately 35,000 gross square feet, 2-story annex to the existing Emiliano Zapata Academy. The project site is located at 2728 S. Kostner Avenue, Chicago, IL 60623. The Site Remediation Scope of Work includes excavation and in-situ chemical oxidation treatment. The treated area will be backfilled and prepared for construction of the annex. The Construction Scope of Work includes a 2-story building containing 16 classrooms (including 12-general purpose classrooms, three (3) Pre-K classrooms, and (1) computer lab), student dining room and servery, administrative offices, faculty workroom, restrooms, storage, mechanical, and electrical rooms. The Annex will be fully ADA compliant and accessible. Renovations to the existing building will include a new roof, new water heater, and communication upgrades. Site improvements will consist of demolition of an existing modular and installation of a new playground, landscaping, stormtrap and parking.

The project page containing additional information can be viewed here: http://www.pbcchicago.com/content/working/opening_display.asp?BID_ID=495

On Monday, August 7, 2017, at the Emiliano Zapata Academy Gymnasium, the Commission will host a Pre-Bid Meeting at 9:30 a.m., Mandatory Technical Review Meeting at 10:00 a.m., and Mandatory Site Visit (walk-through of the facility) at 10:30 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 2728 South Kostner Avenue, Chicago, IL. 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. Thursday, August 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 planroom 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: 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. Sanchez, Executive Director

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