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Marginal Wharf Construction, Port De Grave, NL

Status Awarded

Contract number F5211-180298

Solicitation number F5211-180298

Publication date

Contract award date

Contract value

CAD 623,335.00


    This contract was awarded to:

    B & R Enterprises Ltd

    Solicitation #: F5211-180298

    Closing Date: Wednesday, July 11, 2018

    Time for solicitation closure: 2:00 pm Atlantic Time

    This Invitation to Tender is for Fisheries and Oceans Canada.

    Title: Marginal Wharf Construction


    Work site location: Port De Grave, NL


    This Invitation to Tender Package includes the following:

    1. Invitation to Tender Notice

    2. Specifications/Drawings

    3. Construction Tender Form (Mandatory - to be completed by Bidder)



      Location #1 – For electronic submissions ONLY

      Please send your electronic proposal to:

      The maximum size per email (including attachments) is limited to 10MB. If the limit is exceeded, your email might not be received by DFO. It is suggested that you compress the email size or send multiple emails to ensure delivery. Bidders are responsible to send their proposal and to allow enough time for DFO to receive the proposal by the closing period indicated in the RFP.

      For bids transmitted by email, DFO will not be responsible for any failure attributable to the transmission or receipt of the email bid. DFO will send a confirmation email to the Bidders when the submission is received.


      Location #2 - For hard copy submissions

      Fisheries and Oceans Canada,

      Attention: Kimberly Walker

      Ref: F5211-180298

      Procurement Hub – Fredericton Office,

      301 Bishop Drive, Fredericton, NB, E3C 2M6

      Please Note:

      All bids bonds are to be submitted in hard copy by the bid closing date and time to the

      mailing address indicated above whether the bid submission is sent via Location #1 or Location #2.



      The scope of work for this project is the provision of construction activities to construct a new marginal wharf at Port De Grave, NL, as is more specifically described below and in the Drawings and Specifications, subject to all terms and conditions of the Contract.

      In general, the work under this contract consists of, but will not necessarily be limited to, the following:

      1 Removal of existing uplands asphalt, concrete slab-on-grade, stones and any other items as required to facilitate new work, as indicated on the drawings.

      2 Removal of a section of the fenders, coping, wheelguard and wheelguard blocking from the existing marginal and finger pier to facilitate tie-in of the new wharf, as shown on the drawings.

      3 Disconnect, temporarily remove, reinstate, and extend existing service lines, including fresh and saltwater lines, and any other items designated on the drawings.

      4 Construction of a new treated timber crib marginal wharf with reinforced concrete deck and slab-on-grade, to dimensions as indicated on the drawings. Cribs may have to be scribed to bedrock and/or placed on rock mattress, as shown on the drawings.

      5 Installation of new rock scour protection along perimeter of new wharf, as shown on the drawings.

      6 Cribseat excavation, including rock removal, to facilitate placement of the new marginal wharf (and rock mattress where required), as shown on the drawings.

      7 Installation of new reinforced slab-on-grade adjacent to the existing finger pier, as shown on the drawings.

      8 Installation of new rock fill, granulars, and asphalt, as shown on the drawings.

      9 Installation of new protection bollards, as indicated on the drawings.

      10 Installation of new catch basins complete with storm sewer pipe extending out through the new marginal wharf.

      11 New electrical site upgrades as shown on the electrical drawings.

      12 New mechanical site upgrades as shown on the mechanical drawings.


      Before submitting a bid, bidders can visit the site and its surroundings, at their own expense, to review and verify the form, nature, and extent of the work, materials needed for the completion of the work, the means of access to the site, severity, exposure, and uncertainty of weather, soil conditions, any accommodations they may require, and in general shall obtain all necessary information as to risks, contingencies, and other circumstances which may influence or affect their bid. No allowance shall be made subsequently in this connection on account or error or negligence to properly observe and determine the conditions that will apply.

      Contractors, bidders, or those they invite to site are to review specification Section 01 35 28 – Health and Safety Requirements before visiting site. Take all appropriate safety measures for any visit to site, either before or after acceptance of bid.


      The services of the Contractor will be commencing upon contract award. The expected completion date of this project is 16 weeks after contract award.



    • The minimum acceptable amount of Public Liability and Property Damage Insurance is $2,000,000.00 per occurrence. All tenders must be accompanied by confirmation from the tenderer’s insurance company that the required insurance will be available upon contract award;

    Question and Answer period: DFO will accept questions from Bidders until Thursday, July 5, 2018 at 2:00 pm AST. These are to be sent directly and only to the contracting Officer listed below.



    Enquiries regarding this Invitation to Tender are ONLY to be submitted in writing by emailing to the following:


    Kimberly Walker

    Senior Contracting Officer


    Procurement method
    Competitive – Open Bidding

    Contract duration

    Refer to the description above for full details.

    Commodity - GSIN

    • 5139A - Construction Services, Not Elsewhere Specified
    Contact information

    Contracting organization

    Fisheries and Oceans Canada
    200 Kent St, Station 13E228
    Ottawa, Ontario, K1A 0E6
    Contracting authority
    Walker, Kimberly
    301 Bishop Drive
    Fredericton, NB, E3C 2M6

    Buying organization(s)

    Fisheries and Oceans Canada
    200 Kent St, Station 13E228
    Ottawa, Ontario, K1A 0E6
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