PBC Alert 18-003

The Public Building Commission of Chicago (PBC) has invited all Class A prequalified firms to bid on PBC Contract C1591, for the construction of the new Read Dunning School located at 4071 North Park Oak Park Avenue. Work includes the construction of a new 135,000 square foot school and associated site development. The new school is comprised of a three-story Academic Wing and a one-story Athletic Wing connected by a high ceiling, one-story link, which also serves as the main entry to the school. The school program includes standard classrooms, science and specialty classrooms, computer labs, administrative and support areas, gymnatorium with stage, kitchen, dining room and music suite. The Work includes, but is not limited to, concrete foundations, structural steel, envelope consisting of unit masonry, aluminum windows, storefront, three story elevator, and roofing. The interior consists of gypsum walls and partitions, polished concrete floor, resilient and solid vinyl tile floors, mechanical, electrical, plumbing, fire protection, standard school finishes and amenities. The site development work includes soil management consistent with IEPA SRP requirements, stormwater detention, a new multi-use athletic field with track, private drive accessed from Oak Park Avenue, parking, and landscaping.

The project page containing additional information can be viewed here:

On Monday, February 5, 2018, in the PBC's Second Floor Boardroom located in the Richard J. Daley Center, 50 West Washington, PBC will host a Pre-Bid Meeting at 10:00 a.m. and a Mandatory Technical Review Meeting at 10:30a.m. The Technical Review Meeting is mandatory for all eligible, prequalified firms interested in submitting a bid for this Project.
On Tuesday, February 6, 2018, PBC will host a Non-mandatory Site Visit at 9:00 a.m. Attendees are to meet at the west entrance to the site off of N. Oak Park Avenue near the intersection with W. Irving Park Road. Closed-toe shoes are required to walk the site.
Sub-contractors and suppliers are invited to attend these meetings to meet the pre-qualified contractors bidding on this project. The sign-in sheets for the above-mentioned meetings will be posted to the PBC's website.
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, March 1, 2018, at which time they will be publicly opened.

Plans and specifications for the above-referenced project may be found here: https://www.springerblueprint.com/.

The list of Assist Agencies who will have access to complete sets of drawings and specifications can be found here: Assist Agencies

Information on this invitation and all of the projects currently open for bid is available at
pbcchicago.com .

Public Building Commission of Chicago
Mayor Rahm Emanuel, Chairman
Carina E. Sánchez, Executive Director

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