Southwest Area School New Construction C1565

PBC Alert 15-006 The Public Building Commission of Chicago has invited the seven firms which have been pre-qualified to bid on Contract C1565 for construction of a new 135,000 GSF, 1500 student, 3-story middle school located at 6018 South Karlov Avenue. The school will include 48 classrooms, 3 special needs classrooms, 3 breakout spaces, 4 science classrooms, 4 computer classrooms, 2 art classrooms, 1 music classroom, dining center, hybrid kitchen, gymnasium, library, and administrative suite. Building construction will be concrete and steel frame atop spread concrete footings and an exterior envelope consisting of cold formed steel studs and masonry veneer. Site improvements comprising of a new parking lot, storm water management improvements, sidewalks, vehicular drive, artificial athletic turf fields and a refuse / delivery. A copy of the ad can be viewed at A pre-bid meeting will be held Thursday, March 12, 2015 at 11:00 a.m., Second Floor Boardroom of the Richard J. Daley Center, 50 West Washington. Sub-contractors and suppliers are invited to attend to meet the pre-qualified contractors bidding on this project. 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, April 2, 2015, at which time they will be publicly opened. Information on this invitation and all of the projects currently open for bid is available at Public Building Commission of Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel, Chairman Erin Lavin Cabonargi, Executive Director Follow this project on Twitter @PBCChi #SWAS Report suspicion of corruption, fraud or misconduct by officials, employees, or those doing business with the PBC to the Compliance Hotline: 888-686-8383 or