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.

Chicago Department of AviationReplace Rotunda Air Handling Units. Recondition the existing ductwork. Install new and efficient HVAC units that will serve environments that require different temperature controls to maintain air movement, cooling capacities and heating capacities with separate multi-zone controls. Reconnect to existing ducting.

The Pre-Bid Conference Call date is December 8, 2020 at 10:00AM C.S.T. and Virtual Site Visit to immediately follow conference call. All Attendees are required to register in advance by RSVP to no later than by 8:00 AM C.S.T. on Tuesday, December 8, 2020. 

Bid Opening Date: January 12, 2021 at 11:00 AM C.S.T. The bid document is also available for download at: 


Former Carnotite Reduction Company Remediation Project – Outreach Event
The City of Chicago Department of Assets, Information and Services is hosting an MBE/WBE Outreach Event December 3, 2020 from 10:00 am to 11:30 am for both Contractors and Sub-Contractors. Registration is required. Request registration link  by email to:


Rausch Infrastructure, is seeking quotes from qualified M/W/S/VBEs for MWRD Contract 18-142-3H– Six Access Shafts, Infiltration Mitigation, Hodgkins, Illinois, subcontracting/supplying in Division 2 & 3. Interested and qualified M/W/S/VBEs should contact Anthony Rausch / to discuss the opportunities. The bid opening for 18-142-3H is December 8, 2020, all pricing is due by close of business on December 7. Subcontracts will be awarded to the lowest responsive and responsible bidder.


December 3, 2020 | 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Do you have questions about how to become a successful bidder on City contracting opportunities? Unsure where to begin? This informational workshop highlights the role and responsibility of DPS in the City’s purchasing process. Come learn about different procurement methods and the laws which govern the procurement process. Once completed, you will better understand what it takes before you start the bidding process and your responsibilities after you have won a contract with the City of Chicago.  Click to register


The City of Chicago Department of Aviation (“CDA” or “Department”) has issued RFP for Maintenance of their Automated External Defibrillator (AED) Program and Employee Training in AED, Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR), First Aid and Public Safety Dispatch and Related Safety/Security/Public Safety Topics at Chicago O’Hare International Airport (“O’Hare”) and Chicago Midway International Airport (“Midway”).

  • Pre-Registration is required for Pre-Submittal Conference Call is Tuesday, December 1, 2020 @ 10:00 am. Attendees must send an e-mail to Lisa Freelon at Registered Attendees will receive e-mail confirmation with directions and dial in number. 

The bid document is available at Submittal Deadline is January 22, 2021.


1357 Property Owner LLC is developing a property at 1357 N. Elston, Chicago containing office, eating and drinking establishments, venue space and other commercial uses and 17 parking spaces. The project will require participation of trades such as carpentry, electrical, mechanical, plumbing, paving, roofing, and others. For more information contact: Tyler Quast at 312-855-2222.


Chicago Transit Authority – Invitations For Bids

Medical Records: B20OP00260 IFB (Invitation for Bid) for Specialized service to furnish copies of sensitive legal and medical records as required by the CTA Law department for a period of up to 36 months with one 12 month option from the date of contract execution.

Appraisal Services: B20OP03376 – Consulting services to provide real estate appraisal and appraisal review services as required for a period of up to 36 months from date of contract execution.

Visit CTA bid portal to view the bid documents at: 


IHC Construction
Water Treatment Plants No. 1 and 2 Modifications, DuPage/Kane, Batavia, IL
Subcontracting opportunities to complete the work described as follows: Sitework: Demolition, Site Clearing, Concrete, Masonry, Metals: Structural Steel, Metal Fabrications, Handrail and Railings, Wood and Plastics, Thermal and Moisture Protection, Doors and Windows, High Performance Coatings, Mechanical, and Electrical.

BID DATE OF DECEMBER 17, 2020 @ 11:00 A.M.
Please contact the following individuals at IHC with any questions or for further information:
Email IHC’s Estimating Dept. at: | Phone 847-742-1516
Visit the BID OPPORTUNITY section of IHC’s website at for additional information


University of Illinois Systems – Virtual Construction Summit Save The Date: December 9, 2020 from: 10:00 am to Noon  Click to Register

Come learn about the DPI, P3, and other upcoming million dollar construction projects and how to be a successful partner with the University of Illinois. Representatives from Capital Programs, Facilities & Services, Capital Development Board, and Primes bidding on upcoming projects will be there!

Upcoming projects such as:
• Discover Partners Institute (DPI) Chicago facility – $235 million
• P3 – Health Outpatient Surgery Center & Specialty Clinics – $194 million
• Altgeld Hall Restoration – $192 million

This must-attend event is part of an initiative to increase diversity spend among public institutions of higher education and help diverse businesses learn how to be a successful partner with the University of Illinois. Click to register


Walsh Construction Company II, LLC will be bidding the Tollway I-20-4722. The location of services to be performed on the Western Access Tollway (I-490) at Illinois Route 390 between Mile Post 16.7 and Mile Post 16.9 in DuPage County, Illinois.

The Work of this project includes but is not limited to: construction of the Bridge carrying Ramp Q1 (Westbound ramp from O’Hare to Illinois Route 390); construction of retaining wall; construction of storm sewer; erosion and sediment control; traffic control and protection. They are seeking  to establish relationships with local DBE/VOSB firms as well as encourage and assist potential DBE/VOSBs to obtain necessary certification and prequalification. If you have any questions, please contact William Strnad,

Walsh Fluor is seeking contractors and subcontractors to work to Furnish and Install Precast Noise Wall Barrier for the Chicago Transit Authority’s Red and Purple Modernization (RPM) Phase One Project. DBE certification is required. Download the questionnaire at this link: . To receive access to the contract documents and submit a bid for the project, please request the documents via email at: RPMDiversity@WFDBTcom. Bids will be accepted until 11/25/20.


The Chicago Metropolitan Water Reclamation District (MWRD) has numerous upcoming opportunities for businesses that are DBE certified including:

Furnish and Deliver Paper to Various Districts;

  • Furnish and Deliver HVAC Coils to Various Locations; Six Access Shafts Infiltration Mitigation in Hodgkins, IL;
  • Furnish and Deliver Diesel Fuel for One Year at various locations, and several more.
  • Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of greater Chicago has issued an invitation to bid for Management Services to Perform Real Time Energy Reverse Auctions and Advisory services. Copies of the Request for Proposal are only available online from the District’s website at Proposals are due December 11, 2020
  • Get more information about the above Metropolitan Water Reclamation District bid opportunities and several other projects here:
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The Chicago Transit Authority IT & Professionals department is requesting proposals for Consulting Services for the CTA’s Open Standard Fare System Upgrade for two years. Proposals accepted until November 24, 2020. Click here for more information:


Blinderman Construction invites you to bid on the O’Hare Residential Sound Insulation Program – Phase 18A for the City of Chicago. The project scope of work entails Selective Demolition, Carpentry, Replacement Doors & Windows, Painting, HVAC, Electrical, and other miscellaneous work for sound insulating approximately (225) homes in the area surrounding O’Hare Airport.   For more information:


Please see the City of Evanston’s bids and proposals page that contains current Bids, Request for Proposals (RFP) and Request for Qualifications (RFQ). Contact the project Purchasing Specialist via email with questions pertaining to the project of interest. Specialist email contact information can be found in the Bid “Questions” or RFP/Q “Questions Regarding RFP/Q” section of the related document; or contact


Village of Loda, IL Grant #17-242020 – Bid Notification – Sealed Bids still open for the construction of the New Ground Water Storage Tank and Demolition of the Existing  Elevated Tank. The Project consists of constructing a new ground water tank and demolition of the existing elevated tank. Bids will be received by The Village of Loda, at the Village Engineer’s office Fehr Graham at 1610 Broadmoor Drive, Champaign, Illinois 61822, until 2 p.m. local time on November 10, 2020. Click here for project information and documents:
17-242020 Loda IL CDBG MBE Bid Notification Report_11.6.20