Wind/Wave Addition Conference & Control Rooms

SECTION 00 11 13

Sealed Bids in envelopes plainly marked:  WIND/WAVE ADDITION CONFERENCE & CONTROL ROOMS

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 111
Orono ME 04469-5765

will be received until 2:00pm on Wednesday, February 24, 2016, 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.

All Bidders must attend a mandatory pre-bid meeting in the Advanced Structures & Composites Center (ASCC), University of Maine, on Wednesday, February 10, 2016, at 1:00pm.  Bidders must meet at the main entrance of the ASCC building located on the Flagstaff Road side of the facility.  Attendance at this meeting by Bidders or qualified representative is a mandatory prerequisite for the acceptance of a bid.  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 construction of two interior rooms within the Wind and Wave Lab to create space for equipment control and monitoring and includes the construction of a mezzanine storage space at the south end of the existing lab building.  This Project has the following bid alternates:  Alternate 1 – all work associated with the control room; and Alternate 2 – provide carpet tile in conference room and VCT flooring in technician room and toilet room..

The electronic documents (.pdf) may be examined and downloaded at the following site:

Specifications:  Wind/Wave Addition Conference & Control Rooms
Drawings:  Wind/Wave Addition Conference & Control Rooms

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.

Claire I. Strickland, Chief Business Officer, for
University of Maine System Board of Trustees