Dauphin Gate Bridge Replacement (5P201-17-5043)

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Tender Notice


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Publication date
Amendment date
Date closing
2017/07/07 14:00 Eastern Daylight Time (EDT)


Reference number
Solicitation number
Region of opportunity
Region of delivery
Nova Scotia
Notice type
Invitation to Tender (ITT)
Trade agreement
  • Agreement on Internal Trade (AIT)
Tendering procedure
Procurement entity
Parks Canada
End user entity
Parks Canada

Contact Information

Contact name
Gagnon, Josee
Contact email
Contact phone
Contact fax
Contact address
3 passage du Chien d'Or
Québec  QC
G1R 3Z8


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The work will include the removal and disposal of the existing timber frame bridge and structure, existing drawbridge, and counterweight. The project will include installation of new footings, timber structure, bridge deck and rails, drawbridge and counterweight as detailed in the project specifications. The existing abutments will remain. 


It is recommended that the bidders attend the site visit at the designated date and time to examine the scope of the work required and the existing conditions. A maximum of two (2) representatives per bidder will be permitted to examine the sites.

The site visit will be held on Friday, June 23rd at 1 pm local time. Interested bidders will meet at:

Parks Canada Administration Building

259 Park Service Road

Louisbourg NS

Bidders must communicate with the Contracting Authority no later than one open day before the scheduled visit to confirm attendance.

Bidders who, for any reason, cannot attend at the specified date and time will not be given an alternative appointment to view the site and their proposals. NO EXCEPTIONS WILL BE MADE.


July 7th, 2017 at 2pm (EDT)

National Parks Regulations require that all work is to be performed in accordance with the ordinances, laws, rules and regulations set out in the National Park Act.

Bidders that consider themselves qualified to provide this Work and intend to submit bids on this project should obtain documents from the Government Electronic Tendering Service through the Government of Canada tendering service at www.buyandsell.gc.ca/tenders. Addenda, when issued, will be available from the Government of Canada tendering service. Bidders that elect to base their bids on documents obtained from other sources do so at their own risk. Late submissions will not be considered.

Standard Terms and Conditions for this procurement are incorporated by reference into, and form part of the Tender and Contract Documents.


The Contractor shall begin the work on the 15th of October 2017 and complete the work no later than the 31st of January, 2018.


All inquiries of a technical and contractual nature are to be submitted to the Contracting Authority: Josée Gagnon, telephone: 418-648-2502 or by Email at josee.gagnon@pc.gc.ca Inquiries are to be made in writing and should be received no less than five (5) calendar days prior to the closing date to allow sufficient time to respond.

Bids submitted by facsimile to Parks Canada are NOT accepted.

Parks Canada Procurement Unit provides services to the public in either official language of Canada.

The Crown retains the right to negotiate with suppliers on any procurement.

Documents may be submitted in either official language of Canada.


Submissions should be send by mail to the following address identified with reference number and title of the project:

Parks Canada Agency

Bid Receiving Unit

3, passage du Chien-d ‘Or

Quebec, QC G1R 3Z8

Solicitation number: 5P201-17-5043

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Solicitation Documents

FileAmendment numberLanguageUnique Download Event (English page)Date added
5p201-17-5043_is.pdf000French- 2017-06-13
5p201-17-5043_itt.pdf000English- 2017-06-13


FileAmendment numberLanguageUnique Download Event (English page)Date added
dauphin_spec.pdfNot availableEnglish- 2017-06-13
p-16264_ift_combined_set.pdfNot availableEnglish- 2017-06-13
amendment_1_en.pdfNot availableEnglish- 2017-06-29
addenda_2_fr.pdfNot availableFrench- 2017-06-30
amendment_2_en.pdfNot availableEnglish- 2017-06-30
addenda_1_fr.pdfNot availableFrench- 2017-07-06
addenda_3_fr.pdfNot availableFrench- 2017-07-06
amendment_3_en.pdfNot availableEnglish- 2017-07-06

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