Advertisement for Bids: Contract C1603 – Works Progress Administration (“WPA”) Street Reconstruction (Medill Avenue)

PROJECT DESCRIPTION:
The Public Building Commission of Chicago (PBC) has invited all Contractors to bid on PBC Contract C1603, Works Progress Administration (“WPA”) Street Reconstruction (Medill Avenue).

The WPA Street Reconstruction (Medill Avenue) Project is located at: West Medill Avenue from North Oak Park Avenue to North Normandy Avenue, Chicago, IL 60707.

The Project consists of street reconstruction including: full depth pavement reconstruction of West Medill Avenue between North Oak Park Avenue and North Normandy Avenue. Work includes Special Excavation, Portland Cement concrete Base Course, Hot-Mix Asphalt Surface Course, Sewer and Drainage Structures, Concrete Curb and Gutter, Concrete Sidewalks, Tactile/Detectable Warning Surface System for Curb Ramps, Concrete Driveways and Alleys, Thermoplastic Pavement Marking, Signs, Topsoil, Sodding, and Tree Planting. This Project includes a Phasing Plan.

DOCUMENT AVAILABILITY:

  • Book 1 Instructions to Bidders may be found here.
  • UPDATED (Addendum No. 2) 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 Wednesday, September 14, 2022, PBC will host a Non-Mandatory Pre-Bid Meeting at 10:00 a.m., and a Non-Mandatory 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 (Medill Avenue)
    • Meeting Phone Number:                 312-626-6799
    • Meeting ID:                                     833 3797 9226
    • 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:

Addenda:

  • Addendum No. 1 issued September 20, 2022 for WPA Street Reconstruction (Medill Avenue) (C1603) can be obtained by clicking on the following link: Addendum No. 1.
  • Addendum No. 2 issued September 27, 2022 for  WPA Street Reconstruction (Medill Avenue) (C1603) can be obtained by clicking on the following link: Addendum No. 2.

BID OPENING:

Sealed bids shall be received electronically or in person at the Public Building Commission, Richard J. Daley Center, 50 West Washington, Room 200, between 9:30 a.m. and 11 a.m. Thursday, October 6, 2022 (Updated via Addendum No. 2).

PLEASE NOTE: The PBC office located at 50 West Washington, Room 200, Chicago, Illinois will only be open for drop-off of bids on September 29, 2022 commencing at 9:30 a.m. Mail has been sporadic due to COVID-19.  The PBC recommends firms submit their bid electronically to bids@pbcchicago.com and james.borkman@cityofchicago.org. Please refer to Book 1 Instructions to Bidders, Submission of Bids, for further instructions.  Public Bid Opening will be held immediately following receipt of bids.

Bid Tabulation: 

  • Bid Tabulation for WPA Street Reconstruction (Medill Avenue) – C1603 – will appear here when complete.

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

Bid opening video will appear here when complete.

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 Lori E. Lightfoot, Chairman
Carina E. Sánchez, Executive Director

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