P-1321 UAlbany - #79242

UAlbany Uptown Podium Main Fountain - General Repair


Accepting Bids

Prebid Date5/9/24 2:00pm

Bid Date5/21/24 2:30pm

Company & Contacts

State University of New York at Albany
Elena McCormick  


1400 Washington Ave, Albany, NY 12222

Notice to Bidders and Newspaper Advertisement

The State University of New York at Albany will receive sealed bids for project number P-1321 titled Uptown Podium Main Fountain – General Repair until 2:30 p.m. local time on May 21, 2024, at University at Albany, Service Building “A”, Room 103, 1400 Washington Ave., Albany, NY 12222, where such proposals will be publicly opened and read aloud.

Work covered under this contract includes but is not limited to: remove and replace fountain control conduit and wiring with submersible conduit and properly rated wet location conductors, repair shorts in tower lighting both at the base of the tower and reconnect to fountain automation; repair and replace any damaged or non-functioning LED lighting; replace jet valve system with VFD pump control; install new control system for lighting and pumps.

All work on this Contract is to be completed within 60 calendar days, starting five (5) calendar days after the contract approval date of the Office of the State Comptroller.

A pre-bid walkthrough to review the scope of work and site conditions will be held on May 9, 2024, at 2:00pm. Interested parties to meet at Uptown Campus University at Albany, Service Building “A”, Room 103, 1400 Washington Ave., Albany, NY 12222. where the architect will review the project drawings and specifications prior to the site visit at the Podium Main Fountain.

Bidding and Contract Documents may be examined free of charge at the campus the Office of Planning, Design & Construction, (SBA) Service Building “A” or at the following locations:

  • Eastern Contractors Association Inc.

    6 Airline Drive Albany, NY 12205

  • McGraw-Hill Construction c/o Dataflow

    2215 Central Ave. Schenectady, NY 12304

Complete sets of Contract Documents for bidding may be obtained from Camelot Print and Copy Center, 630 Columbia St. Ext, Latham, NY 12110, or email: camelotbids@camelot.com

Bids must be submitted in duplicate in accordance with the instructions contained in the Information for Bidders. A bidder must demonstrate, to the satisfaction of the University, that it has successfully completed three (3) contracts similar in size, scope, and complexity to this contract within the last five (5) years.

Contractor must be able to secure material, labor & performance bonds for the full amount of their bid and should be prepared to anticipate a value in excess of $320,000 for this project. Please note that this project is exempt from Wicks Law.

Security will be required for each bid in an amount not less than five (5) percent of the Total Bid. Designated contacts for this project shall include primary contacts:

Contacts made to other regarding this procurement may disqualify the firm and affect future procurements with government entities in the State of New York. Please refer to the OGS website: (www.ogs.state.ny.us/aboutogs/regulations/defaultAdvisoryCouncil.html) for information on this law.

It is the policy of the State of New York and the State University of New York to encourage minority business enterprise participation in this project by contractors, subcontractors and suppliers, and all bidders are expected to cooperate in implementing this policy.

The State University of New York reserves the right to reject any or all bids.