The state has awarded subcontracts for part of a nearly $130 million project to replace the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee’s chemistry building.
The Wisconsin Department of Administration announced on Thursday that it had awarded contracts for work related to fire suppression, plumbing, heating and cooling and electrical systems. The winning companies were:
– Blair Fire Protection, of Butler, with a $935,094 bid for fire suppression,
– Butters Fetting Co., of Milwaukee, with a $3.998 million bid for plumbing,
– J.F. Ahern Co., of Fond du Lac, with a $16.1 million bid for HVAC work, and
– Pieper Electric, of New Berlin, with a nearly $10.2 million bid for electrical work
State officials now have five days from awarding the subcontracts to publicly bid out for the prime contract for the chemistry building.
This particular part of the project plans call for $84 worth of work. In general, the proposed replacement of UW-Milwaukee’s current eight-story chemistry building will mark the first big project to the original structure since it was completed in 1972.
For more information, go to wisbuild.net.