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Drainage Improvements

Solicitation number EZ899-221132/A

Publication date

Closing date and time 2021/10/12 17:00 EDT

Last amendment date

    Trade Agreement: Canadian Free Trade Agreement (CFTA)
    Tendering Procedures: All interested suppliers may submit a bid
    Competitive Procurement Strategy: Lowest/Lower Bid
    Comprehensive Land Claim Agreement: No
    Nature of Requirements: 
    Drainage Improvements
    Park (PWY), Isabell
    Telephone No. - (604) 365-0073 (    )
    Line 1, Drainage Improvements
    Drainage Improvement
    Km 325 - 355, Alaska Highway, BC
    Due to the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic and to encourage physical distancing, the bid receiving unit in Vancouver will remain open but with limited staff and limited hours: Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday only from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm.
    Public tender openings will be suspended until further notice. Following solicitation closing, bid results will be recorded and may be obtained by e-mailing a request to the address indicated in the Invitation to Tender.  
    Please monitor closely as changes to bid closing dates may be necessary.
    Please note that GI08 (Bid Security Requirements) and GI09 (Submission of Bid) of R2710T have been modified to include submission of bids electronically. Should you be interested in submitting your bid electronically, the following will apply:
    SI05 Submission of Bid - Electronic Bid Submission by epost Connect service
    Bids emailed directly will be rejected and deemed non-compliant. Please consult SI05 Submission of bid in the invitation to tender document for full details.
    SI04 Bid Security Requirements. A scanned copy of a bond does not constitute a digital bond. Submitting copies (non-original, non-verifiable or scanned copy) of signed and sealed bid bond are not acceptable. Non-compliant bids will be given no further consideration. Please consult SI04 Bid Security Requirements in the invitation to tender document for full details.
    Work Covered by Contract
    The project includes installation of twelve pipe culverts, excavation/ditching and riprap end protection, placement of grout in abandoned previously used CSP culverts, and hydraulic seeding of disturbed areas.  The sites are located between Km 325.08 to 355.02 of the Alaska Highway between Fort St. John and Fort Nelson, BC. 
    The work under this contract generally comprises of the following but is not limited to:
    1. Supply and maintain of all traffic control for the duration of the works
    2. Quality Management
    3. Development of construction access and temporary earthworks to facilitate construction (during winter conditions and frozen ground as applicable). Restoration of the disturbed areas to pre-construction conditions following the construction
    4. Installation of various sized diameter Steel Pipe Culverts using trenchless technologies (during winter conditions and frozen ground as applicable).  Culvert installation via cut and cover construction techniques will not be accepted
    5. Removal and onsite disposal of waste material from the insider of the installed culverts
    6. Culvert ditching including excavation, transport and disposal of excess material (waste) onsite
    7. Culvert end protection including supply and installation of riprap and bentonite
    8. Decommissioning of existing culverts via supply and placement of group inside the abandoned culvert
    9. Hydraulic Seeding of disturbed areas
    10. Surveys (construction layout, payment quantities, as-built survey, and others as required)
    11. Environmental protection
    Due to the remoteness and the location of the PSPC operated section of the Alaska Highway which passes through the traditional territories of the First Nations belonging to the Treaty 8 Tribal Association (primarily the southern section of the Highway) as well as the traditional territories of the First Nations belonging to the Daylu Dena Council (primarily the northern section of the Highway), bidders are encouraged to employ the available local workforce and utilize other locally available resources and equipment. 
    For information, please contact :
    Prophet River First Nation
    Penny St. Pierre, Prophet River First Nation Economic Development Manager at Telephone: (250) 793-2396, Email:  or Julia Corbett,
    Site Visit
    There is no scheduled site visit. 
    Completion of the Work 
    All work under this contract must be completed by March 31, 2022.
    Value of Project:
    To assist with bonding and insurance requirements this project is estimated to cost between $1,000,001 to $5,000,000. 
    Firms intending to submit proposals on this project should obtain documents through Addenda, when issued will be available from  Firms that elect to base their proposal on documents obtained from other sources do so at their own risk and will be solely responsible to inform the tender calling authority of their intention to bid. 
    This procurement office provides procurement services to the public in English.
    The Crown retains the right to negotiate with suppliers on any procurement.
    Documents may be submitted in either official language of Canada.
    Delivery Date: Above-mentioned
    The Crown retains the right to negotiate with suppliers on any procurement.
    Documents may be submitted in either official language of Canada.

    Contract duration

    Refer to the description above for full details.

    Trade agreements

    • Canadian Free Trade Agreement (CFTA)

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    Contact information

    Contracting organization

    Public Works and Government Services Canada
    11 Laurier St, Phase III, Place du Portage
    Gatineau, Quebec, K1A 0S5
    Contracting authority
    Park (PWY), Isabell
    (604) 365-0073 ( )
    () -
    800 Burrard Street, Room 219
    800, rue Burrard, pièce 219
    Vancouver, British C, V6Z 0B9

    Buying organization(s)

    Public Works and Government Services Canada
    11 Laurier St, Phase III, Place du Portage
    Gatineau, Quebec, K1A 0S5
    Bidding details

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    Summary information

    Notice type
    Request for Proposal
    English, French
    Region(s) of delivery
    British Columbia
    Procurement method
    Competitive – Open Bidding
    Selection criteria
    Lowest Price

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