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ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS
Sealed Bids in envelopes plainly marked: CROSBY LAB ELEVATOR & ADA BATHROOM
addressed to: University of Maine
Office of Facilities Management
c/o Carolyn McDonough, Assoc. Dir. of Facilities Mgmt. for Planning, Design & Construction
5765 Service Building, Room 103
Orono ME 04469-5765
will be received until 2:00pm on Tuesday, April 16, 2013, at which time the Bids will be opened and read aloud in Room 109 Service Building. Bids received after the stated time will not be considered and will be returned unopened.
Bids must be accompanied by a satisfactory Bid Bond for 5% of the Bid (checks will not be accepted) which shall be in conformity with the form of Bond contained in Section 00 43 13 of the Specifications. The University reserves the right to waive all formalities and reject any or all bids or to accept any bids.
The successful Bidder will be required to furnish a 100% Performance Bond and a 100% Payment Bond to cover the execution of the Contract which shall be in conformity with the form of Bonds contained in Sections 00 61 13.13 and 00 61 13.16, respectively, of the Specifications and shall be for the Contract amount.
Bidders may attend a non-mandatory pre-bid meeting in the main lobby of Crosby Laboratory, University of Maine, on Tuesday, April 9, 2013, at 9:00am. This will be the only time the building will be available for inspection. Copies of plans and specifications will not be available at the pre-bid meeting. Acquiring or reviewing plans and specifications prior to the meeting is advised.
Project Summary: The project consists of the installation of a new two-stop hydraulic elevator within the existing building and renovation of an existing restroom to make ADA accessible. The work includes demolition and removal of existing architectural, structural, mechanical, and electrical systems and components. New work includes cutting and patching, concrete, masonry, structural steel, metal fabrication, carpentry, doors and hardware, flooring, walls and ceiling finishes, specialties, hydraulic elevator, plumbing fixtures and system modifications, heating and ventilation system modifications, ventilation, electrical lighting and power systems upgrades and modifications.
Plans and documents may be obtained for a non-refundable fee of $60.00 at the following place:
Carpenter Associates; 687 Stillwater Avenue; Old Town ME 04468; 207-827-8001
The electronic documents (.pdf) may be examined and downloaded at the following site:
In complying with the letter and spirit of applicable laws and pursuing its own goal of diversity, the University of Maine System shall not discriminate on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, including transgender status or gender expression, national origin, citizenship status, age, disability, genetic information, or veterans status in employment, education, and all other areas of the University System. The University provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities upon request. General contractors, subcontractors, and product suppliers bidding on this project must subscribe and adhere to same.
UNIVERSITY OF MAINE
Janet Waldron, Senior Vice President for Administration & Finance, for
University of Maine System Board of Trustees
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