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Classroom and Office Building 1 (COB1) Renovation

Mar. 3, 2020
Submittal Deadline: 
Apr. 16, 2020 - 2:00pm
Job Walk/Pre-Bid Conference: 
Mar. 10, 2020 - 10:00am
Project/Bid Number: 

April 6, 2020

Addendum 3

See complete Addendum for drawings and changes to the Project Manual.

March 24, 2020

Addendum 2

Revise Bid Date from April 2, 2020 to April 16, 2020


March 18, 2020

Addendum 1


Revised Bid Date from March 26, 2020 to April 2, 2020

Revised Last Day for Prebid RFIs from March 17, 2020 to March 24, 2020.

See complete Addendum for drawings and specifications.


Classroom and Office Building 1 Renovation (COB1) 
PROJECT NO.: 908078 

The project will provide space renovations to offices and support spaces located in the Classroom Office Building 1 (COB1) 1st Flr, 2nd Flr and 3rd Flr on the UC Merced campus.   The design will reconfigure spaces in COB1, providing new administrative spaces, huddle spaces, upgrade conference room, expand IT Department, and update finishes.  This project will reconfigure selected portions of approximately 23,060 assignable square feet of spaces while the remaining building and spaces are expected to be fully operational.  The Work will include coordination with University furniture vendor, demolition of existing framed walls, frame new walls, doors & hardware, electrical modifications, HVAC and fire sprinkler adjustments, and finishes.  The project is projected to be complete is August 2020 for start of fall semester. 
Prequalified General Contractors: 
Project Completion:  July 24, 2020 
Estimated construction cost: $3,000,286.00 

Bidding documents will be available at the University’s ShareFile site at for electronic download: hardcopy bidding documents will not be provided by the University. Bid Results will be available on our website at
Bidding Documents will be made available March 3, 2020.  

A NON-MANDATORY Pre-Bid Conference will be conducted on Tuesday, March, 10, 2020 beginning promptly at 10:00 AM.   Participants shall meet at 5200 N. Lake Rd, Merced, CA 95343, UC Merced Campus, COB1 Lobby. Parking permits are required throughout campus and are available at yellow dispenser at the LeGrand and North Bowl. 
If you need accommodations related to disabilities, please call Fran Telechea @ 209-201-8174 at least 3 working days prior to Pre-Bid Conference/Project Site Visit or Bid Opening. 


Requests for clarification or interpretation of the Bidding Documents must be in writing and received by Tuesday, March 17, 2020 at 4:00 P.M.  Questions received after the above-noted deadline may be answered at the discretion of the University's Representative. Questions may be emailed to: 
Fran Telechea – University of California, Merced 


Bids must received on March 26th no later than 2:00pm. Bids will be received only at:


Attn: Fran Telechea

Planning, Design & Construction

655 W. 18th Street

Merced, CA 95340

(Hand & Overnight Delivery only)


Bid Security in the amount of 10% of the Anticipated Contract Amount shall accompany each Bid. The surety issuing the Bid Bond shall be, on the Bid Deadline, an admitted surety insurer (as defined in California Code of Civil Procedure Section 995.120)." 
The successful Bidder and its subcontractors will be required to follow the nondiscrimination requirements set forth in the Bidding Documents and to pay prevailing wage rates at the location of the work. 
The successful Bidder will be required to have the following California current and active contractor's license at the time of submission of the Bid: A or B 
Every effort will be made to ensure that all persons have equal access to contracts and other business opportunities with the University within the limits imposed by law or University policy. Each Bidder may be required to show evidence of its equal employment opportunity policy. The successful Bidder and its subcontractors will be required to follow the nondiscrimination requirements set forth in the Bidding Documents and to pay prevailing wage at the location of the work. 
The work described in the contract is a public work subject to section 1771 of the California Labor Code. 
No contractor or subcontractor, regardless of tier, may be listed on a Bid for, or engage in the performance of, any portion of this project, unless registered with the Department of Industrial Relations pursuant to Labor Code section 1725.5 and 1771.1. 
This project is subject to compliance monitoring and enforcement by the Department of Industrial Relations.