Advertisement for Bids: Contract C1608 – Works Progress Administration (“WPA”) Street Reconstruction (South Central Park Ave. and East 91st St.)

PROJECT DESCRIPTION:
The Public Building Commission of Chicago (PBC) has invited all Contractors to bid on PBC Contract C1608, Works Progress Administration (“WPA”) Street Reconstruction (South Central Park Ave. and East 91st St.).

The WPA Street Reconstruction (South Central Park Ave. and East 91st St.) Projects are located at:

  • South Central Park Avenue from West 75th Place to West 75th Street, Chicago, IL 60652
  • East 91st Street from South Woodlawn Ave. to South Avalon Ave, Chicago, IL 60619

The projects consist of Works Progress Administration (“WPA”) street reconstruction, including: full-depth pavement reconstruction of South Central Park Avenue from W.75Th Place to W. 75th Street and East 91st Street from S. Woodlawn Ave.to S. Avalon Ave. Work includes but is not limited to; Earth excavation, portland cement concrete base course, hot-mix asphalt surface course, water main, sewer and drainage structures, 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.

DOCUMENT AVAILABILITY:

  • 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

PRE-BID ACTIVITIES:

On Monday, May 20, 2024, 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 (S. Central Park Ave. and E. 91st St.)
    • 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:

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Addenda:

  • Any Addenda will appear here.

BID OPENING:

Sealed bids shall be received electronically by James Borkman, Director of Procurement james.borkman@cityofchicago.org and bids@pbcchicago.com the Public Building Commission, Richard J. Daley Center, 50 West Washington, Room 200, by 11 a.m. Wednesday, June 5, 2024. 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 (South Central Park Ave. and East 91st Street) – C1608 – will appear here once available.

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

  • Video will appear here once available.

QUESTIONS:
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 james.borkman@cityofchicago.org.

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

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