Recapitalize Roads and Utilities, 19 Wing, CFB Comox, Lazo, C.-B. (IE0713C1_CN70956)

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Publication date
Amendment date
Date closing
2019/07/18 14:00 Pacific Daylight Time (PDT)


Reference number
Solicitation number
Region of opportunity
Canada, Mexico, United States
Region of delivery
British Columbia
Notice type
Notice of Proposed Procurement (NPP)
Trade agreement
  • North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA)
  • World Trade Organization-Agreement on Government Procurement (WTO-AGP)
  • Canadian Free Trade Agreement (CFTA)
Tendering procedure
Procurement entity
Defence Construction Canada
End user entity
Defence Construction Canada

Contact Information

Contact name
Kuhlmann, Tamara
Contact email
Contact phone
250-339-8211 ext. 7304
Contact address
210,  13220 St. Albert Trail
Edmonton  AB
T5L 4W1

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DEFENCE CONSTRUCTION CANADA (DCC) – Project No. IE0713C1_CN70956 – Recapitalize Roads and Utilities, 19 Wing, CFB Comox, Lazo, BC

The work includes, but is not necessarily limited to, the supply of labour, material, supervision and equipment necessary to upgrade the High Voltage Distribution System, the Storm & Sanitary Sewer Lines, Water Distribution steam trench drainage system, reconfigure roadways, street lighting and parking lots and demolition of buildings.

The Plans and Specifications (P&S) for this opportunity may be ordered from MERX by logging on their website: or by calling 1 (800) 964-MERX (6379). The P&S are also available for viewing at the Vancouver Island Construction Association (VICA).

Amendments to the tender documents should be obtained from MERX AS AMENDMENTS OBTAINED FROM OTHER SOURCES MAY NOT BE THE LATEST.

Bids from bidders whose name does not appear on the official list of bidders who ordered the tender documents, may be declared invalid.

A NON-MANDATORY site visit has been arranged for the following date, time and location. It is highly recommended that bidders attend this visit.

Date: June 18, 2019

Time: 14:00hrs PST

Location: Meet at DCC Office, Building 306, 19 Wing, CFB Comox, Lazo

*ALL attendees shall be pre-registered NO LATER than 48 hours prior to the scheduled visit. No exceptions will be granted.

**ALL attendees shall be in possession of, current, Government issued Photo ID.

The estimated cost for this opportunity is in the order of $42,000,000.00.

Bidders are advised that bid and contract security is required when the advertised budget (estimated cost for this opportunity) is greater than $100,000. Refer to the Instructions to Tenderers (Form DCL193), paragraph 5.

The Work must reach Substantial Completion no later than 1095 calendar days after notification of contract award and must be completed no later than 90 calendar days after the date of Substantial Completion.

This procurement follows tendering procedures in accordance with Chapter 10 of NAFTA

The selected contractor will be required to hold a valid Designated Organization Screening (DOS), issued by the Canadian Industrial Security Directorate (CISD), Public Works and Government Services Canada (PWGSC). Details concerning the Security Requirements for this project are identified in the Tender Documents.

The tender closing time is: 14:00 hours, PST( local time).

Sealed tenders will be received at the following location:

Vancouver Island Construction Association:

VICA Nanaimo Office

#5 – 1850 Northfield Road

Nanaimo, British Columbia

V9S 3B3

Phone: 250-338-6471

Fax No: 250-388-5183

Please note that the tender results for this project are available from the Bid Opening Office and from the DCC Site at telephone: 250-339-8211 extension 7304

Inquiries relating to this solicitation are to be directed ONLY to the DCC Contracting Authority mentioned above. Bidders who contact anyone other than the DCC Contracting Authority to obtain clarifications during the solicitation period may, for that reason alone, be disqualified.

The STANDARD CONSTRUCTION CONTRACT DOCUMENTS (DCL250), including the Instructions to Tenderers - (Form DCL 193) forms part of the Tender Package by reference. A hard copy of these documents can be ordered from MERX or downloaded from the DCC website at

Bidders can obtain contract award results from the DCC Website at

DCC now publicly discloses information on payments made to prime contractors so that subcontractors know when they can expect payment. Information on payments made in the past 90 days on construction contracts over $100,000, as well as further information regarding DCC’s prompt payment commitment, can be obtained from the DCC Website at

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