Advertisement for Bids: Contract C1605 – Works Progress Administration (“WPA”) Street Reconstruction (Fillmore Street)

The Public Building Commission of Chicago (PBC) has invited all Contractors to bid on PBC Contract C1605, Works Progress Administration (“WPA”) Street Reconstruction (Fillmore Street).

The WPA Street Reconstruction (Fillmore Street) Project is located at: West Fillmore Street from South Campbell Avenue to Dead End West, Chicago, IL 60612.

The project consists of a Works Progress Administration (“WPA”) street reconstruction Project, including: full-depth pavement reconstruction of West Fillmore Street from South Campbell Avenue to Dead End. Work includes but isn’t limited to excavation, portland cement concrete base course, hot-mix asphalt surface course, sewer main and drainage structures, water main, concrete curb and gutter, concrete sidewalks, tactile/detectable warning surface system for curb ramps, concrete driveways and alleys, lighting, thermoplastic pavement marking, signs, topsoil, sodding, and tree planting.


  • Book 1 Instructions to Bidders may be found here.
  • Bid Form Calculation may be found here.
  • Plans and specifications, including any Addenda issued for the above-referenced project may be found here: Cushing and Co.
  • The list of Assist Agencies who will have access to complete sets of drawings and specifications can be found here


On Tuesday, November 28, 2023, PBC will host a Non-Mandatory Virtual Pre-Bid Meeting at 10:00 a.m., and a Non-Mandatory Virtual Technical Review Meeting at 10:30 a.m. on ZOOM virtual meeting platform.  

To join click on the link or call the number below:

    • Meeting Link:                                 WPA Street Reconstruction (Fillmore Street)
    • Meeting Phone Number:                312-626-6799
    • Meeting ID:                                    812 4984 4248
    • Meeting Passcode:                       None required

Subcontractors and suppliers are encouraged to attend.

Pre-Bid/Tech Review Materials:

To view related video(s), please click on respective link(s) below:


  • Any Addenda will appear here.


Sealed bids shall be received electronically by James Borkman, Director of Procurement and the Public Building Commission, Richard J. Daley Center, 50 West Washington, Room 200, by 11 a.m. Tuesday, December 19, 2023. A Public Bid Opening, streamed on the PBC YouTube channel, will immediately follow at 11:00 a.m.

Please refer to Book 1 Instructions to Bidders, Submission of Bids, for further instructions.

Bid Tabulation: 

  • Bid Tabulation for WPA Street Reconstruction (Fillmore Street) – C1605 – can be obtained by click the link here: Bid Tabulation.

To view related video(s), please click on respective link(s) below:

WPA Street Reconstruction (Fillmore Street) – Bid Opening December 19, 2023 at 11:00a.m.

All questions regarding this contract must be submitted in writing to James Borkman, Director of Procurement, Public Building Commission, 50 West Washington, Room 200, Chicago, IL 60602. Questions may be emailed to

Public Building Commission of Chicago
Mayor Brandon Johnson, Chairman
Ray Giderof, Acting Executive Director

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