Notice of Bid/Request for Proposal

University of Florida


The University of Florida, Purchasing and Disbursement Services will receive sealed bids for the following: ITB07MW-105, W/O 903410, Bryant Hall FEMA Window Retrofit, estimated budget: $200,000, to be opened August 29, 2006, at 2:00 p.m. (Local Time).

Scope of work: The University of Florida is seeking to enhance the protection of the computer resources housed in the eastern wing of Bryant Space Science Research building on the University of Florida campus in Gainesville, Florida and has secured a FEMA Grant to retrofit the windows in this building. The extent of the work is limited to the two story east wing of the building and a single window in the north end of the first floor of the western four story portion of the building. The retrofit will consist of removing existing windows and frames and installing impact resistant glass windows and frames on 127 existing windows in 47 openings (verify sizes and quantities on site). This project will also include the retrofit of the two store front type main entrance doors at the front lobby (with ADA electric operators). All installations will be done in strict compliance with the Miami-Dade Specifications. The window and door systems provided are required to have current Notice of Approvals (NOA’s).

Mandatory Pre-Bid Meeting will be held August 15, 2006, at 2:00 p.m., in the Physical Plant Division, Architecture/ Engineering Conference Room, Bldg. 700, Radio Road, Gainesville, FL.

Specifications and Plans are available in Purchasing and Disbursement Services, Elmore Hall, Radio Road, Gainesville, FL 32611. All questions and bid document requests should be directed to Karen Olitsky, Purchasing and Disbursement Services, or (352)392-1331, ext. 224.

AMERICANS WITH DISABILITY ACT OF 1991 – If special accommodations are needed in order to attend the Pre-Bid Meeting or the Bid opening, contact Purchasing, (352)392-1331, within three (3) days of the event.