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Pre-prebid Meeting Solely for M_FBE Contractors to Discuss Everitt Laboratory Renovation

O'Shea Builders is the Construction Manager for this project and is very interested in working with the University of Illinois System in meeting the M_FBE goals for Everitt Laboratory Renovation, UIUC BAU 14088 Bid Release #1.

O'Shea Builders will be hosting a Pre-prebid Meeting solely for M_FBE contractors to discuss the project and walk the site.
The Pre-prebid meeting is scheduled for Thursday, July 9, 2015 at Noon at Everitt Laboratory, 1406 West Green Street, Urbana, IL 61801 in room 165 on the first floor.

The schedule is:

  • Noon—1:00 pm Lunch (provided) and project overview
  • 1:00 pm—3:00 pm Building Tour

The divisions of work and gross estimates to be bid are:
Scope of Work

  • Div 1 - General Work (hazmat abatement, demolition, site prep, temporary fence, buck hoist, etc.) ($1.5M—$2.25M)
  • Div 2 - Plumbing (plumbing terminations and setup temporary water, drains for demolition, abatement use) ($50-$100K)
  • Div 3 - Heating (primarily temporary Steam Heating) ($50-$100K)
  • Div 5 - Electrical (Electrical terminations and set new panels for temporary electrical during demolition, temp lighting, etc.) ($50-$100K)
  • Div 34 - Site Utilities (site water, site sewer, site storm, site steam) ($300—400K)
    Great opportunities for demolition, environmental abatement, and site utilities firms.

I strongly encourage you to attend this special Pre-prebid meeting for minority and woman-owned business enterprises. If you have questions or need any additional information please feel free to reach out to me or Greg Doolin, Director of Preconstruction Services,, 309-306-0071.

How to Bid Projects with the University of Illinois Capital Programs Division

Wednesday, July 16, 2015
iHotel and Conference Center
1:30 - 4:00 pm
1900 South First Street
Champaign, IL

Please register at:

Following is the link to the map and the conference center page.
Conference Center:

Last Updated: July 1, 2015

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