ARCHIVED Reay Creek Remediation (EZ897-200680/A)

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Tender Notice


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Publication date
Amendment date
Date closing
2019/08/01 14:00 Pacific Daylight Time (PDT)


Reference number
Solicitation number
Region of delivery
British Columbia
Notice type
Notice of Proposed Procurement (NPP)
Trade agreement
  • Canadian Free Trade Agreement (CFTA)
Tendering procedure
All interested suppliers may submit a bid
Competitive procurement strategy
Lowest/Lower Bid
Procurement entity
Public Works and Government Services Canada
End user entity
Public Works and Government Services Canada

Contact Information

Contact name
Fung, Donna(PWY)
Contact email
Contact phone
(604) 671-9689 ( )
Contact fax
(604) 775-6633
Contact address
800 Burrard Street, Room 219
800, rue Burrard, pièce 219
British C
V6Z 0B9


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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: 

Fung, Donna (PWY)
Telephone No. - (604) 671-9689 
Fax No. - (604) 775-6633

Title:  Reay Creek Remediation  

Location: Victoria Airport Lands, Sidney, B.C.

Work Description: 
Work to be performed under the Contract includes, but is not limited to, the following items, including all ancillary Work:

1) Construction Site is located on lands managed by the Victoria Airport Authority. Commissionaire security escorts are required for all work on airport airside locations.

2) Neighbouring or sensitive sites restrictions are as follows:
• BC Aviation Museum located adjacent to the construction site. No access to be provided through existing gate adjacent to BC Aviation Museum to airside portions of airport.

• No use of BC Aviation Museum parking lot is allowed.

• Common roadways and site access, including Norseman Road and Harvard Road, to be kept clear at all times. Traffic control to be provided by Contractor as required. No weekend work permitted that encumbers Norseman Road.

• Cycling/pedestrian path along Canora Road to be kept clear at all times. Contractor to provide traffic control for vehicles and equipment crossing cycling/pedestrian path.

3) Contractor to retain a Qualified Environmental Professional to conduct quality control monitoring for the duration of the Work.

4) Work is to be carried out in isolation of stream flows wherever possible. Creek flows in areas downstream of work site to be maintained.

5) Invasive plant species removal and off-site disposal at a permitted facility.

6) Classes of Soil based on Environmental Quality Criteria are:
• Waste Quality
• Commercial Quality
• Non-Contaminated Quality

7) Soil classification based on insitu testing; exsitu testing may be required as directed by the Departmental Representative.

8) Treatment of Contaminated Water, either onsite or offsite at Contractor’s discretion. Contractor responsible for discharge permits.

9) Excavation of Contaminated Soil. Contractor solely responsible for excavating to Contaminated Material Limits as shown. 

10) Transportation of Contaminated Soil to facilities.

11) Treatment of Contaminated Soil at Contractor’s discretion, specifically metals and polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) contaminated soil.

12) Disposal of Contaminated Soil. All material identified as Contaminated on the Site including existing stockpiled Contaminated Soil must be disposed of at a Disposal Facility, including material that has been Treated.

13) Backfilling excavation areas with clean imported material. 

14) Restoration of disturbed areas including native species plantings and seeding.

Mandatory Requirements: 

Superintendent’s Experience
Provide a resume demonstrating that the Superintendent has a minimum of 10 years’ experience in the role as a superintendent of contaminated sites remediation including experience working within a freshwater watercourse and riparian environment. 

Equipment Operators’ Experience
Provide a resume demonstrating that each Equipment Operator has a minimum of 10 years’ experience with excavation activities involving contaminated sites remediation including within a freshwater watercourse. 

Bidder’s Experience 1
Describe a project within the last 10 years that the Bidder managed that included the remediation to a value of at least $500,000 of a contaminated site.  

Bidder’s Experience 2
Describe a project within the last 10 years that the Bidder managed that included the excavation and offsite treatment and/or disposal of contaminated material from within a freshwater watercourse including creek and riparian restoration. 

Mandatory Site Visit:
A Mandatory Site Visit has been scheduled for Tuesday, 23 July 2019 at 1:00 p.m.  Interested Bidders are to meet at the southeastern area of the Victoria Airport. (See attached map for parking and meeting locations.) All visitors will be escorted by foot for the site visit. Visitors are to wear personal protective equipment - high visibility vest, hard hat, steel toed boots, and safety glasses - to the site visit. Bidder`s personnel/individuals who do not have the proper safety attire may be denied access to the site.

The site visit for this project is MANDATORY. A representative of the Bidder will be required to sign the Site Visit Attendance Sheet at the site visit. Bids submitted by Bidders who have not signed the attendance sheet will be rejected.

Interested Bidders are requested to provide their name(s) and company name(s) to the Contracting Authority, Donna Fung, at by 3:00 p.m. on Friday, 19 July 2019, if you will be attending the site visit.

Delivery Date: 
The Contractor shall perform and complete the Work by 31 December 2019. Site Works are to be completed by 15 October 2019.

Donna Fung, Supply Specialist 
Tel: (604) 671-9689
Fax: (604) 775-6633

Value of Project: 
To assist with bonding and insurance requirements, this project is estimated to cost between 
$500,001 and $1,000,000. 

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Solicitation Documents

FileAmendment numberLanguageUnique Download Event (English page)Date added
ABES.PROD.PW_PWY.B025.E8620.EBSU000.PDF000English- 2019-07-12
ABES.PROD.PW_PWY.B025.F8620.EBSU000.PDF000French- 2019-07-12
ABES.PROD.PW_PWY.B025.E8620.EBSU001.PDF001English- 2019-07-17
ABES.PROD.PW_PWY.B025.F8620.EBSU001.PDF001French- 2019-07-17
ABES.PROD.PW_PWY.B025.E8620.EBSU002.PDF002English- 2019-07-26
ABES.PROD.PW_PWY.B025.F8620.EBSU002.PDF002French- 2019-07-26


FileAmendment numberLanguageUnique Download Event (English page)Date added
reay_creek_remediation_specifications_victoria_airport_lands.pdfNot availableEnglish- 2019-07-12
reaycrk-airside_drawings.pdfNot availableEnglish- 2019-07-12
site_visit_parking_and_meeting_map.pdfNot availableEnglish- 2019-07-12
specifications_annex_a-photos_2019-06-25_revised.pdfNot availableEnglish- 2019-07-12
specifications_annex_b-env_data_2019-06-25_revised.pdfNot availableEnglish- 2019-07-12
specifications_annex_c-ems_2019-06-25.pdfNot availableEnglish- 2019-07-12
specifications_annex_d-permits_2019-06-25.pdfNot availableEnglish- 2019-07-12
specifications_annex_e-vaa_rqmts_2019-06-25.pdfNot availableEnglish- 2019-07-12
specifications_annex_f.pdfNot availableEnglish- 2019-07-12
addendum_1.pdfNot availableEnglish- 2019-07-17
2018-01-30-reay_creek_hydrometric_program_memo.pdfNot availableEnglish- 2019-07-26
2019-02-21-reay_creek_hydrometric_program_memo_final.pdfNot availableEnglish- 2019-07-26

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