Macdonald-Cartier Bridge Rehabilitation (EP731-141814/A)

Tender Notice


Publishing status
Days to closing
2 months 1 week ago


Publication date
Amendment date
Date closing
2014/02/14 14:00 Eastern Standard Time (EST)


Reference number
Solicitation number
Region of delivery
National Capital Region
Notice type
Notice of Proposed Procurement (NPP)
Trade agreement
  • Agreement on Internal Trade (AIT)
  • Canada-Colombia Free Trade Agreement
  • Canada-Peru Free Trade Agreement (CPFTA)
  • North America Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA)
  • World Trade Organization-Agreement on Government Procurement (WTO-AGP)
  • Canada-Panama Free Trade Agreement
Procurement entity
Public Works & Government Services Canada
End user entity
Public Works & Government Services Canada

Contact Information

Contact name
Nealon, Shawn
Contact phone
(819) 956-3391 ( )
Contact fax
(819) 956-8335
Contact address
11 Laurier St./11 Rue Laurier
3C2, Place du Portage
Phase III
Gatineau, Québec K1A 0S5


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Trade Agreement: WTO-AGP/NAFTA/AIT/Canada FTAs with
Tendering Procedures: All interested suppliers may submit a bid
Attachment: YES (MERX) Electronic
Competitive Procurement Strategy: Lowest/Lower Bid
Comprehensive Land Claim Agreement: No
Nature of Requirements: 

TO FEBRUARY 14, 2014 AT 2:00 PM.

Project # R.0050666.506. Macdonald-Cartier Bridge
Rehabilitation. Macdonald-Cartier Bridge, Ottawa, Ontario /
Gatineau, Quebec.

The Macdonald-Cartier Bridge Rehabilitation project located
between Gatineau, QC and Ottawa, ON involves seismic retrofit of
the bridge and the rehabilitation of deteriorating components,
specifically the deck, sidewalks, lighting system, barriers,
concrete surfaces of pillars and abutments.

The project will require the successful Bidder to retain Quality
Verification Engineers (QVE) throughout the contract period. QVE
must be a Professional Engineer(s) licensed in both the
Provinces of Ontario and Quebec and qualified to provide the QVE
services specified in the Contract Documents. The QVE should
have extensive experience directly related to the work for which
Certificate of Conformance will be issued.  Please Refer to
section 01 45 00 – Quality Control for more information.

Be informed that the city of Ottawa is currently conducting work
for the "Sussex Drive Reconstruction Project, and Sussex Drive
Bridge Rehabilitation Project, St. Patrick Street to King Edward
Avenue – contract number ISD12-5197".
Overview - The project involves the comprehensive rehabilitation
of the portion of Sussex Drive from St. Patrick Street to King
Edward Avenue, including the rehabilitation and seismic bearing
retrofit of the Sussex Drive Bridge. The project also involves
the construction of a roundabout to replace the stop controlled
intersection at the Sussex Drive to King Edward Avenue off-ramp
at the Union Street intersection. All streetscaping and
boulevard work is to be done to National Capital Commission
(NCC) Confederation Boulevard standards.
Schedule - Road and Sewer works to commence in October 2013 and
to proceed into the entirety of 2014. Sussex Drive Bridge
rehabilitation work to commence in November 2013 with jacking
and rehabilitation underneath structure and bearing retrofit to
be completed prior to May 1st, 2014. Sussex Drive Bridge surface
rehabilitation to proceed for remainder of 2014.
City of Ottawa:
Jo-Anne Moore
Senior Project Manager
City of Ottawa
100 Constellation Crescent, Ottawa, ON K2G 6J8
Phone: 613-580-2424 x43975

Greenbelt construction:
Darrin Alberty
Senior Project Manager
5151 Albion Rd, Ottawa, ON K1X 0A5

Work for this project is to be completed within one hundred and
four (104) weeks after contract award. The estimated cost for
this opportunity is $5,000,001.00 and above.

This procurement contains a mandatory security requirement. At
bid closing, the Bidder must hold a valid Designated
Organization Screening (DOS). Failure to comply with this
requirement will render the Bid non-compliant and no further
consideration will be given to the Bid.

There will be a site visit on January 21, 2014 at 09:30 a.m..
Interested bidders shall meet at the Best Western Hotel and
conference center, 131 Laurier St, Gatineau, Qc – Alexandra
conference room.

It is mandatory that all persons attending the site visit have
the proper safety attire. Safety footwear, hard hats, vests and
glasses are required. Bidders personnel/individuals who do not
have the proper safety attire will be denied access to the site.

All enquiries are to be submitted to the Contractual Authority:
Shawn Nealon, Tel: (819) 956-3391,  facsimile:(819) 956-8335 or
by email at

Enquiries 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.

Firms intending to submit bids on this project should obtain bid
documents through the Government Electronic Tendering Service at or at the toll-free number
Amendments, when issued, will be available from the same
government electronic tendering service.

Firms that elect to base their bids on bid documents obtained
from other sources do so at their own risk.

Sealed bids will be received at:  Public Works and Government
Services Canada, Bid Receiving Unit, Place du Portage, Phase
III,  Main Lobby Core 0A1, 11 Laurier Street, Gatineau, Quebec,
K1A 1C9.

Delivery Date: Above-mentioned

The Crown retains the right to negotiate with suppliers on any

Documents may be submitted in either official language of Canada.

Solicitation Documents

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