Bougie Creek Cut Slope and Highway Embankment Stabilization (EZ899-211352/A)

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Tender Notice - Notice of Proposed Procurement (NPP)




Publication date
Amendment date
Date closing
2020/12/15 14:00 Pacific Standard Time (PST)


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


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: 

Leung, Janie (PWY)
Telephone No. - (778) 919-3273

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: Monday to Friday, from 10:30 am to 2:30 pm (Pacific Time).

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.

Bougie Creek Cut Slope and Highway Embankment Stabilization

Km 355.5 to 359.5, Alaska Highway, BC

Work Description:
The project includes tree clearing and cut slope flattening /stabilization. The site is located between Km 355.5 and Km 359.5 of the Alaska Highway between Fort St. John and Fort Nelson, BC.

For reference, Dawson Creek is at Km 0, Fort St. John is at approximately Km 75, Fort Nelson is at approximately Km 455, and Watson Lake is at approximately Km 986 on the Alaska Highway.

The work under this contract generally comprises of the following (including Optional Work which may not be undertaken by PSPC) but is not limited to:
.1 Project Management 
.2 Contract submittals 
.3 Supply and maintain of all traffic control for the duration of the works.
.4 Quality Management.
.5 Clearing, removal, and mulching or disposal of trees, brush and other vegetation within the limits shown on the Contract Drawings.
.6 Development of construction access to facilitate construction. Restoration of the disturbed areas following the construction.
.7 Excavation of natural ground, and offsite disposal / stockpiling of excavated material.
.8 Restoration to pre-construction conditions.
.9 Hydraulic Seeding (Optional Work) of all disturbed areas.
.10 Surveys (construction layout, payment quantities, as-built survey, and others as required).
.11 Environmental protection.

PSPC is providing access to in-situ materials from Trutch Quarry (Km 319 of the Alaska Highway, 9 km haul from highway on an unmaintained road). Various sizes of Riprap may be available for use by the Contractor as Riprap, or the Contractor may have to manufacture Riprap from the in-situ materials. The Contractor will be responsible for sorting through and stockpiling rock and selecting the appropriate rock size or manufacturing the appropriate rock size (see Section 31 37 00 – Riprap for more details). Should the Contractor choose to manufacture the rock using blasting, the Contractor shall be responsible to obtain all necessary permits.

Site Visit: 
There is no site visit scheduled for this solicitation.

Mandatory Requirements:

The Government of Canada is committed to reconciliation and meaningful engagement with Indigenous Peoples.  This project will take place on the traditional territories of the Treaty 8 Council, specifically the Prophet River First Nation.  As part of Canada’s commitment to reconciliation with First Nations, this procurement requires bidders to include an Indigenous Benefits Plan (IBP) that provides economic benefits to the local first nations on whose traditional territories the project is located through opportunities to provide goods, services, employment, sub-contracting or other measures.  The bidder must provide specific planned benefits for the Indigenous People and Indigenous Firms of the above mentioned Nations throughout the duration of the project.  PSPC has worked successfully in the past to leverage capacity building for Indigenous peoples and is pleased to continue working collaboratively with Indigenous communities and stakeholders on all federal projects.

Bidders must submit a compliant bid that meets all the mandatory requirements which includes the mandatory Indigenous Benefits Plan. Failure to meet all the mandatory requirements will disqualify a bid from further consideration.

Delivery Date: 
The Contractor must achieve Substantial Performance by March 24, 2021 and achieve Completion of the Work by March 31, 2021.

Value of Project: 
To assist with insurance and bonding requirements, this project is estimated to cost between $1,000,001 to $5,000,000.
Firms intending to submit tenders on this project should obtain tender (solicitation) documents through Addenda, when issued will be available from Firms that elect to base their bids on tender (solicitation) 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.

Janie Leung, Supply Specialist 
Tel: (778) 919-3273 

This procurement office provides procurement services to the public in English.

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.

Contact information

Contact name
Leung, Janie
Contact email
Contact phone
(778) 919-3273 ( )
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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Solicitation documents

FileAmendment numberLanguageUnique download event (English page)Date added
ABES.PROD.PW_PWY.B031.E8867.EBSU000.PDF000English- 2020-11-12
ABES.PROD.PW_PWY.B031.F8867.EBSU000.PDF000French- 2020-11-12
ABES.PROD.PW_PWY.B031.E8867.EBSU001.PDF001English- 2020-11-20
ABES.PROD.PW_PWY.B031.F8867.EBSU001.PDF001French- 2020-11-20
ABES.PROD.PW_PWY.B031.E8867.EBSU002.PDF002English- 2020-12-01
ABES.PROD.PW_PWY.B031.F8867.EBSU002.PDF002French- 2020-12-01
ABES.PROD.PW_PWY.B031.E8867.EBSU003.PDF003English- 2020-12-03
ABES.PROD.PW_PWY.B031.F8867.EBSU003.PDF003French- 2020-12-03
ABES.PROD.PW_PWY.B031.E8867.EBSU004.PDF004English- 2020-12-04
ABES.PROD.PW_PWY.B031.F8867.EBSU004.PDF004French- 2020-12-04
ABES.PROD.PW_PWY.B031.E8867.EBSU005.PDF005English- 2020-12-10
ABES.PROD.PW_PWY.B031.F8867.EBSU005.PDF005French- 2020-12-10
ABES.PROD.PW_PWY.B031.E8867.EBSU006.PDF006English- 2020-12-15
ABES.PROD.PW_PWY.B031.F8867.EBSU006.PDF006French- 2020-12-15


FileAmendment numberLanguageUnique download event (English page)Date added
ez899-211352_-_drawings.pdfNot availableEnglish- 2020-11-12
ez899-211352_-_specs.pdfNot availableEnglish- 2020-11-12
addendum_001_-_drawings.pdfNot availableEnglish- 2020-12-01
addendum_001_-_specs.pdfNot availableEnglish- 2020-12-01