CDA Bid Opportunity: South Airport Traffic Control Tower (SATCT)
The City of Chicago Department of Aviation has issued a bid opportunity for the following:
South Airport Traffic Control Tower (SATCT)
Specification Number: 110806
RFQ Number: 4126
Advertisement Date: Thursday, November 1, 2012
Description: The project consists of construction of the new Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) South Airport Traffic Control Tower (SATCT) Facility. The SATCT Facility consists of a Base Building, Tower Shaft and Control Cab. The Facility will also include a landscaped and secured site with a dedicated parking lot.
The Base Building is approximately 10,000 square foot building. The Tower Shaft is 12 levels with a 440 square foot Control Cab on the 13th level and is approximately 209 feet above ground level. The Base Building consists of shallow foundations with a cast in place concrete superstructure enclosed with an aluminum metal panel system and aluminum curtainwall system. The Base Building will include the installation of a vegetative roof system. The Tower Shaft consists of a mat foundation with cast in place concrete superstructure enclosed with an aluminum curtainwall system at the stairwells. The Control Cab consist of a structural steel support system enclosed with an aluminum metal panel system and laminated glass. The SATCT is pursuing LEED Certification and will include a geothermal mechanical system for conditioning the Base Building, Tower Shaft and Control Cab.
In addition the project will include connection to utilities, paving of the parking lot, site fencing and landscaping. The majority of the project will be constructed outside the AOA; however some site, utility and fiber optic cable installation work will be within the AOA.
The project will include utilization of Building Information Modeling (BIM) using Autodesk Revit and Autodesk Navisworks or equivalent through the duration of the project. Regular submission of the updated project BIM model, incorporating current up to date as-built information, by the Contractor will be required.
Pre-Bid Conference Location:
Aviation Administration Building, 10510 W. Zemke Road, Chicago, IL 60666
Date: Wednesday, November 14, 2012
Time: 10:00 AM CST
Questions and Clarifications Due:
Friday, November 16, 2012
Time: 5:00 P.M. CST
Bid Opening Date:
Tuesday, December 18, 2012 @ Bid and Bond Room, City Hall, 121 N. LaSalle Street, Room 301, Chicago, 60602
Time: 11:00 A.M. CST
For additional information, contact: Robert Stuart, Phone: 312-744-6562 orEmail: SATCT@cityofchicago.org
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