Government Contracting Bids Portal

Below is a list of current Bid Opportunities looking for contractors and sub-contractors.  If interested in any of these opportunities please reach out to the organization via the links or emails provided.


Cook County 130 Office of the Chief Judge- Management and Business Professionals and Administrative Services 

Contract#: 2214-02241
Description: Mental Health Court Clinical Case Management Services
Agency: Cook County
Bid Expires: September 7, 2022 by 11:00:00 AM

To view and download these bid documents, please visit our website.

Any questions, please call the Cook County Purchasing Department at (312) 603-5370, or Send Email to us.


Herzog Contracting Corporation- CHICAGO TRANSIT AUTHORITY (CTA) Congress Line -Track Improvements Phase One


OWNER: Chicago Transportation Authority
Scope Letters are requested by Close of Business on Friday August 19, 2022
Quotes are requested by 3:00pm CST on Wednesday August 24, 2022, so that all bids can be fairly evaluated.
Chicago Transit Authority has established utilization goals of more than 30% for this contract. Performance/Payment/Supply Bonds May Be Required.

Please submit bids for the following work (but not limited to):
Clear & Grub, Site, Structure and Building Demo, Electrical, Plumbing, & Jack and Bore, Earthwork, Utilities, Drainage, Aggregates, Granite Ballast and Subballast, Special Trackwork Materials, Track Geometry and Rail Grinding, Structural Concrete and Flatwork Concrete, Systems, Traction Power, Ductbank, Signal and Communications, Testing and Commissioning, Drilling, Shoring, Structural Steel, ITS and Lighting, Precast Concrete Materials, Piping Materials, Crack Injection for Crack Repair in Tunnels, Asphalt Pavement, Erosion Control, Rebar, Fencing, Hazardous Materials and Abatement, Geotextile Materials, Ready Mix supply, Signage, Striping, Street Sweeping, Survey, Traffic Control, QC Testing, Vacuum and Pump Truck, Flagging, Time-Lapse Camera Video Program. Refer to plans and specifications for further details.

Plans and specifications are available for viewing on BuildingConnected site by invitation; please contact to request an invitation.
Please send quotes via email to: Shane Thorburn


Harper College-Request For Bid (RFB) Q01080 Building F Waterproofing & Drainage Improvements

There is a non-mandatory in-person pre-bid meeting scheduled for 2:00pm on Tuesday,  August 16, 2022 at 1200 W. Algonquin Rd, Palatine, IL Building W- Room W218.  If your firm is planning on submitting a response to the RFB, you are encouraged to attend the pre-bid meeting.  Responses are due August 30, 2022 by 11:00am CST.

Proposals shall be submitted to:  HARPER COLLEGE AT 1200 W. ALGONQUIN ROAD, PALATINE, ILLINOIS 60067.

Interested parties may contact the Purchasing Department for the Request for Bid documents. Questions should be addressed to Jewell Jackson at Questions received later than 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, August 17, 2022 may not be answered.

During the proposal process, we ask that you do not contact employees of the College regarding the RFB unless they have been identified in the RFB as a contact for the solicitation.


IHC Construction: MWRD Roof Replacement Stickney WRP 17-135-3V | BIDDING OPPORTUNITY – Illinois Department of Commerce And Economic Opportunity





 BID DATE:  AUGUST 23, 2022 @ 11:00 A.M.

 On this bid there is MBE/WBE/SBE and VBE Participation Goals;  Letters of Intents for MBE/WBE/SBE and  VBE Commitment Formmust be please filled out, and sent on or before bid day to  Please include your most CURRENT Certification Letter.

IHC specifically identified the following work on this project with the subcontracting opportunities for the above subject bid.

Roofers, Sheet Metal Flashing and Trim, Masonry, Demolition, Lead Abatement, Metal Fabrications, Miscellaneous Rough Carpentry, Openings, Painting, Protective Coatings QC Report, Equipment, Control System, Instruments, Furnishings:  Vertical Louver Blinds, Metal Laboratory Casework, Labs Tops, Sinks, Service Fixtures and Accessories, Concrete, Landscaping, Mechanical, HVAC and Electrical.

Kindly respond in regards to interest to obtain bidding documents, if you have any questions, or providing IHC with your QUOTE, please send to

If you have any technical questions, please do not hesitate to get in contact with the LEAD ESTIMATOR: JOSEPH MADONIA,


Turner Paschen Aviation Partners (CMR)- O’Hare 21 – Six New Trade Packages

Prequalification required for Bid will be received by Turner Paschen Aviation Partners for the specific bid and trade package(s) listed below. Note: Tier Subcontractors and Suppliers need not prequalify.

Advertisement Date: Thursday, August 4, 2022

TP31: K&L Pump Station                                                                              Prequalification Documents Due By:  September 30, 2022

TP32: Lower Concourse “C” Extension (LCE) – Civil                   Prequalification Documents Due By: August 30, 2022

TP33: South Detention Basin Early Excavation                             Prequalification Documents Due By: August 30, 2022

TP34: LCE Fixed Walkways & Passenger Boarding Bridge     Prequalification Documents Due By: August 30, 2022

TP35: E/W Watermain Distribution                                                     Prequalification Documents Due By: September 30, 2022

TP36: Trunk Storm Sewer & South Conveyance                           Prequalification Documents Due By: September 30, 2022

All scope descriptions can be found online at both and

The Prequalification Questionnaire is available only at

For additional information, contact: Email:

Mark all inquiries:

O’Hare21 – Trade Package XX” in the Subject Line.


Walsh Construction-Legends South A3 Project

Walsh Construction invites you to provide subcontractor proposals for the Legends South A3 project. Walsh requests that all proposal be submitted via SmartBid by noon on August 18, 2022.

The owner for this project is a joint venture between Brinshore, Michaels and Imagine Development.

This project includes

  • One four story new construction wood framed building with 40 units and two 3-story walk-up buildings with 9 and 12 units, respectively.
  • 50 surface parking spaces
  • Construction is anticipate to begin in April 2023 and must be concluded by August 2024.
  • A bid form has been provided, please breakdown your bids according to the bid form.

This project is being funded through the City of Chicago LIHTC tax credits and TIF funds. The project will require 40% combined MBE and WBE participation, 10% Section 3 contractors and 25% section 3 hours worked on site. The workers on site will be required to be 50% City of Chicago residents.

Interested Bidders Contact: Susan Jillson , Phone (312) 563-5402 or Email


Walsh Construction-Tollway I-21-4831 – I-294 Flagg Creek to Hinsdale

Walsh Construction Company II, LLC will be bidding the Tollway I-21-4831 – I-294 Flagg Creek to Hinsdale .

The Work of this project includes reconstruction and widening of mainline I-294 between Mile Post 23.8 and Mile Post 25.0, reconstruction of the I-55 system interchange Ramp A entrance terminal and Ramp B exit terminal, reconstruction of the Hinsdale Oasis Ramp E exit terminal, and Ramp D entrance terminal, construction of new collector-distributor (CD) roads, storm sewer construction and drainage improvements, landscaping and permanent & temporary erosion control measures, retaining wall construction, pavement marking and signing, installation of guardrail and concrete barrier, permanent and temporary lighting, ITS elements, and maintenance of traffic.

We believe engaging local community and DBE resources benefits our projects and the communities in which we do business. Throughout this project, we will seek to establish relationships with local DBE/MBE/WBE firms as well as encourage and assist potential DBE/MBE/WBEs to obtain necessary certification and prequalification.

Please send your questions and quotes to

Bids are due no later than Thursday, August 18th  2022 Prior to 5:00pm.


Harper College-Request For Proposal (RFP) Q01066 Curriculum and Catalog Information Management System

Harper College will accept Proposals for Curriculum and Catalog Information Management System, Specification and Contract Number Q01066, until 2:00 p.m. Central Standard Time on August 31, 2022.

Proposals shall be submitted to:

Harper College Purchasing Department
“A” Building, Room A217
1200 W. Algonquin Road
Palatine, IL 60067-7398

Interested parties may contact the Purchasing Department for the Request for Proposals documents.
Questions should be addressed to Jewell Jackson at

Bidders shall comply with Business Enterprise Program: Participation and Utilization Plan developed by Harper College. There is a 30 percent aspirational goal on this contract.

During the proposal process, we ask that you do not contact employees of the College regarding the RFP unless they have been identified in the RFP as a contact for the solicitation.


MWRD Furnishing and Delivering Polymer-INVITATION TO BID

Tenders are invited for furnishing and delivering polymer, as specified, to the Stickney and Egan Water Reclamation Plants, through December 31, 2023.

The estimated cost of the work under this Contract is $11,357,450.00.

Bids are due no later than Tuesday, August 16th  2022 Prior to 11:00am.  


Chicago Public Schools (CPS)-Request For Proposal (RFP) Online and In Person Training for Special Education Classroom Assistants (SECAS) and Paraprofessionals

CPS is seeking a vendor to provide web-based and in-person professional development and training to help these staff members continue to learn about their roles, the students they serve and their colleagues so they can further develop leadership skills within their classrooms and support for CPS students and families. The web-based training will need to operate through a Learning Management Platform for our special education staff and paraprofessionals.


Questions Due Date: Friday, August 5, 2022 2:00pm CDT



Chicago Transit Authority (CTA)  – B22OP00189 Request for Proposals (RFP) for Professional Court Reporting Services for the CTA’s Law Department for three (3) years with two (2) one year options.

The contract opportunity in the subject line is being advertised for bids. To obtain a bid package, please click on the link below and follow the download instructions. Thank you for your interest in doing business with the CTA.

Questions Due Date: August 11, 2022 4:30pm CDT

Close Date: August 29, 2022 3:30pm CDT


Chicago Transit Authority (CTA)- RFIC-Request for Industry Comment (RFIC) for Red Line Extension- Mainline Design Build (RLE-MLDB)

The contract opportunity in the subject line is being advertised for bids. To obtain a bid package, please click on the link below and follow the download instructions. Thank you for your interest in doing business with the CTA.

Close Date: August 26, 2022 3:30pm CDT

If you have questions regarding this procurement, please contact the Sr. Procurement Administrator below.

Blanca Medina –


Forecasted Opportunity

Mortenson Company- Esperanza Brighton Park Health Center (BP2)- South California Ave and West 47th Place, Chicago, IL 

Esperanza Health Centers is pleases to announce the Brighton Park 2 project. The new building will expand Esperanza’s clinical footprint to better serve the community with a 43, 500 SF medical clinic and senior daycare program. The construction budget is anticipated to be $24 million. The scope of work includes, foundations, structure, enclosure, interior construction and finishes, mechanical, electrical, plumbing, fire protection systems, excavation and sitework.

This project has a minimum goal of 26% minority business enterprise (MBE) participation and 6% women business enterprise (WBE) participation.

Construction is anticipated to start Fall 2022 and be completed in Fall 2023. The project will be out to bid for interested subcontractors in mid-August 2022.

Please email Candace Small at to be added to the subcontractor list.

Feel free to contact Candace Small with questions at 847-472-8220. 


City of Evanston- Request for Proposal (RFP)#22-52 Independence Park and Larimer Park Improvements


The City of Evanston’s Public Works Agency is seeking proposals from experienced firms to perform landscape architecture and engineering services for planned improvements at
Independence Park and Larimer Park in Evanston, Illinois. The above item shall conform to the RFP on file in the Purchasing Office. Parties interested in submitting a proposal should contact the Purchasing Office to receive a copy of the RFP or see the City’s website at: or Demandstar at:

Proposals will be received by the Purchasing Office until 2:00 P.M. local time on August 16, 2022. The City of Evanston no longer accepts hard copy paper submittals for any solicitation. Responses will only be accepted electronically via E-bidding through DemandStar ( Although registration is required, vendors can download solicitations and upload responses for free.


Chicago Public Schools (CPS) Second Supplemental Request For Qualifications For Various Trades For Operations And Maintenance Work Over $25,000



For Current Bid/RFQ/RFP Information:


MWRD Roof Replacement Lue-Hing M&R Complex Stickney-INVITATION TO BID

Path Construction is soliciting subcontractor bids for the MWRD Roof Replacement of the Lue-Hing M&R Complex Stickney – The project consists Interior Renovations including finishes, MEP’s and new roof.

Trades included but not limited to:  Lead Abatement, Selective Demo., Relocation of Office Contents & Equipment, Unit Masonry, Metal Fabrications, Misc. Rough Carpentry, Interior Arch. Woodwork, Metal Wall Panels, SBS Modified Bituminous Protected Membrane Roofing, Firestop System, Joint Sealants, D/F/H, Aluminum Framed Storefront, Glazing, Drywall, Acoustical Panel Ceilings, Resilient Wall Base, Protective Coatings, Resinous Flooring, Carpet Tile, Misc. Service Equipment, Laboratory Fume Hoods, Vertical Louver Blinds, Metal Laboratory Casework, Lab Tops, Sinks, Service Fixtures & Accessories, Control System, Instruments, HVAC, Plumbing, & Electrical.

Note: Per Project Specifications GC is to hold their bid/pricing for 90 days.  The responding subcontractor agrees to hold his bid/pricing for 90 days after the bid has been opened.  Please include this statement on all proposals submitted. 


Bids are due no later than Monday, August 22nd  2022 Prior to 2:00pm.  

Location: Stickney Water Reclamation Plant – 6001 W. Pershing Road, Town of Cicero,

Minority Requirements: 20% MBE, 10% WBE, 10% SBE, & 3% VBE

Schedule:  730 Days from NTP

Email Bid:

If you have any questions in regards to the scope of work or drawings please contact me and I will direct you to the appropriate estimator working on your trade of work.

Please respond if you will be bidding or not bidding to


Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) – B22OP04803-Request for Proposal (RFP) for Candidate Placement Workforce Partner for Three (3) Years with Two (2) One-Year Options.

The Pre-Proposal Meeting will be held via Zoom on Monday, August 8, 2022 promptly at 3:00p.m. CDT. Any individual that wants to attend this meeting must RSVP by registering at the following link: by Friday, August 5, 2022 at 3:00p.m. CDT. RSVP’d individuals will be emailed a link and telephone.

Deadline for final submissions is August 23, 2022.


Chicago Transit Authority –  Mentor – Protégé Networking Event

Wed, August 17, 2022   at 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM CDT

The purpose of the Mentor Protege program is to enhance the capacity and capability of DBE firms and thereby increase opportunities for DBE participation on CTA contracts, through hands-on and classroom training experience. The program strives to develop working relationships between DBE firms and prime contracting firms that have successfully participated in and/or completed CTA contracts.

Chicago Transit Authority Headquarters, 567 W. Lake (2nd Floor) Conference Room A, Chicago, IL 60661     Register here: Chicago Transit Authority Mentor Protege Networking Event Tickets, Wed, Aug 17, 2022 at 10:00 AM | Eventbrite


Forecasted Opportunity

SACRED Apartments Developer LLC (SACRED) is pleased to announce the development of the property located at 92nd and Burley, Chicago IL 60617. The property consists of 1.37 acres of vacant land that is currently a vacant land that will be developed into one building with 81 units and on-site parking.

SACRED has yet to choose the general contractor for the project but will do so by October 2022 with an estimated start date in June of 2023. The project estimated budget is $30,000,000. The project requires participation of trades such as carpentry, electrical, mechanical, plumbing, paving, roofing, and others. The project’s will meet the minority business enterprise (MBE) participation of 26 percent and women business enterprise (WBE) participation of 6 percent.

For More Information contact: Perry Vietti,  Interfaith Housing Development Corporation:


Army Corps of Engineers


This Pre-Solicitation Notice is being issued by the United States Army Corps of Engineers – Chicago District to inform interested/potential contractors of the District’s imminent issue of an Invitation for Bid Package for its construction project entitled, “Chicago Harbor Breakwater Repair and North Pier Resurfacing in Cook County, Chicago Harbor Breakwater and North Pier, Illinois.”

PROJECT INFORMATION: Under the contract, the contractor will be required to drill and grout along 1,000 ft of the Chicago Harbor outer breakwater to stabilize the existing structure. Main scope includes concrete resurfacing along the north pier and additional scope includes repair of a failed slab to the North Basin Wall as well as construction of a retaining wall at the eastside of the pier.

CONTRACTING OFFICE: USACE Chicago District, 231 SOUTH LaSALLE STREET, SUITE 1500, Chicago, IL 60604

ACQUISITION INFORMATION: Competition for this acquisition is RESERVED EXCLUSIVELY for Small Business Concerns. The North American Industry System Classification Code is 237990, with a small business size standard in dollars of $39.5 Million. The magnitude of cost for construction is estimated between $5,000,000.00 and $10,000,000.00.

The Solicitation (Invitation for Bids –“IFB”) will be downloadable from the INTERNET ONLY. The project specification files are Portable Document Format (PDF) files and can be viewed, navigated, or printed using Adobe Acrobat Reader. Once the package is released into advertisement at this website (“System for Award Management”), interested bidders may download the full package, includes: specification and drawings files. The Solicitation package is planned for advertisement on or about July 7, 2022, with bids due on or about August 16, 2022.

The Point of Contact for this acquisition is Ericka Hillard at (312) 846-5378, or via

** Please include Solicitation Number W912P622B0003 on all correspondence. **

For more information visit this link: email:


Chicago Department of Aviation – Bid Package #5 – Terminal Landside and Parking Improvements

The project scope of work includes construction of a six (6) level, cast-in-place, post tension parking structure supported by two (2) helical ramps at the ends of the garage for movement between levels. The parking garage will accommodate approximately 1700 vehicles with an additional 700 vehicles in surface parking. The project will include two (2) vehicular bridges, curbside expansion access and modifications to the I-190 on-ramp. This notice of bid opportunity is for the trade packages listed below.

  • Trade Package 12 Mechanical includes all work associated with the installation of the mechanical system for the garage.
  • Trade Package 13 Electrical includes all work associated with the electrical system installation for the garage.
  • Trade Package 14 Plumbing includes all work associated with the plumbing system for the garage.
  • Trade Package 15 Fire Suppression includes the delegated design of the fire suppression system in accordance with NFPA 13, Chicago Building Code and Factory Mutual Loss Prevention and installation of this/these system/systems.
  • Trade Package 16 Metal Panel includes all metal panel, curtainwall, window wall, glazing and glass doors for the garage. Work further includes coordination with all trades for embeds and penetrations and exterior building faced signage.
  • Trade Package 17 General Trades generally includes, but is not limited to, the masonry, miscellaneous and ornamental metals, rough carpentry, roofing, hollow metal door frames/doors/hardware, gypsum board assemblies, ceilings, painting, flooring, signage and fire extinguisher cabinets and fire extinguishers for the garage.

To receive an Invitation to Bid, all interested bidders must submit the prequalification questionnaire and a complete package of associated documents in TradeTapp .

Begin the Prequalification Submission at:

Bid Due Date: On-going / In progress

Click for Procurement Opportunity Guide: PROCUREMENT GUIDE.pdf (


The Illinois PTAC at the Women’s Business Development Center (WBDC) is provided through a cooperative agreement with the Defense Logistics Agency (DLA). Program support is made possible by the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity (DCEO) and the Women’s Business Development Center.