Slope Stabilization (EZ899-211337/A)

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Tender Notice - Notice of Proposed Procurement (NPP)




Publication date
Amendment date
Date closing
2020/12/03 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: 

Slope Stabilization

Park (PWY), Isabell
Telephone No. - (604) 365-0073 (    )

Slope Stabilization

km 155, Alaska Hwy, BC

Impacts of COVID-19 pandemic
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: Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays, from 10:30 am to 2:30 pm (Pacific Daylight Time), except for statutory holidays. 

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.

Canadian Free Trade Agreement:
The Canadian Free Trade Agreement applies to this procurement. The provision under the Canadian Free Trade Agreement providing for measures with respect to Aboriginal peoples applies to this procurement.

Indigenous Benefits Plan:
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 Halfway River, Blueberry River, Prophet River and Fort Nelson First Nations.  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.

Note to Tenderers:
Drawings and Specifications are now available for viewing and downloading in a Portable Document Format (PDF) or in a standard paper version. Tenderers should note that Attachment contains the Drawings and Specifications Package (DSP) which consists of PDF files organized in an industry recognized directory structure.

Work Description:
Work of this Contract includes construction of an Embankment Buttress using granular, geogrid reinforced fill against the existing northbound lane embankment to mitigate slope movement, improve drainage, and to flatten the overall embankment slope from the original 2H:1V to 3H:1V.  The Embankment Buttress includes a shear key and subdrain.  The work also includes construction of a rip-rap lined Ditch within the southbound lane Right-of-Way which drains towards the existing km 155.1 highway cross-culvert.  A future trenchless installation of a highway cross-culvert near km 155.1 is not included as part of this Contract.  The slope stabilization and drainage improvement is located between km 155 and 156 of the Alaska Highway, BC and further identified as the Site. 

For reference Dawson Creek is at approximately km 0, for St John is at approximately km 75 and Fort Nelson is at approximately km 455.

The work under this contract generally comprises the following but not limited to:
1. Project Management
2. Contract submittals prior to and during the work
3. Supply and maintain all traffic management for the duration of the works
4. Quality Management
5. Development of construction access to facilitate the construction in the dray.  Restoration of the disturbed areas following construction. 
6. Supply of 25mm IGB, 75mm Pit Run, 25mm drain rock, geogrid, non-woven geotextile, 200mm diameter CSP subdrain, and 50kg and 250kmg rip-rap. 
7. Re-grading, excavation and offsite disposal associated with embankment buttress and ditch construction
8. Construction of embankment buttress including backfilling and compaction of granular materials and installation of non-woven geotextile and geogrid
9. Construction of new ditch and installation of non-woven geotextile and rip-rap erosion protection
10. Supply of temporary pump, construction of berms and implementation of other measures as necessary to ensure all work is completed in the dry, to environmental best practices and the accepted environmental protection plan. 
11. Restoration to pre-construction conditions and Hydraulic Seeding of all disturbed areas.  Hydraulic Seeding not required for new ditch or embankment buttress.
12. Re-instatement of asphalt shoulder and pavement affected by the work, as required.
13. Surveys (construction layout, payment quantities, as-built survey and others as required).
14. Environmental protection and monitoring. 

Site Visit:
There will not be an arranged site visit.

Delivery Date: 
The Contractor shall perform and complete the Work by 26 February 2021.

Estimated Value: 
To assist with bonding and insurance requirements, this project is estimated to cost approximately between $1,000,001.00 and $5,000,000.00 (GST included).

Firms intending to submit tenders on this project should obtain tender (solicitation) documents through Amendments, 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. In all cases, bidders must indicate (when requested) in the space provided on the tender form the identification number(s) of the amendment, if any, that they have taken into consideration for their bid.

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
Park (PWY), Isabell
Contact email
Contact phone
(604) 365-0073 ( )
Contact fax
( ) -
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.B039.E8865.EBSU000.PDF000English- 2020-11-10
ABES.PROD.PW_PWY.B039.F8865.EBSU000.PDF000French- 2020-11-10
ABES.PROD.PW_PWY.B039.E8865.EBSU001.PDF001English- 2020-11-19
ABES.PROD.PW_PWY.B039.F8865.EBSU001.PDF001French- 2020-11-19
ABES.PROD.PW_PWY.B039.E8865.EBSU002.PDF002English- 2020-11-25
ABES.PROD.PW_PWY.B039.F8865.EBSU002.PDF002French- 2020-11-25
ABES.PROD.PW_PWY.B039.E8865.EBSU003.PDF003English- 2020-12-01
ABES.PROD.PW_PWY.B039.F8865.EBSU003.PDF003French- 2020-12-01


FileAmendment numberLanguageUnique download event (English page)Date added
drawings_-_alaska_hwy_slope_stabilization.pdfNot availableEnglish- 2020-11-10
signed_cover_sheet_table_of_contents.pdfNot availableEnglish- 2020-11-10
specs_-_slope_stabilization.pdfNot availableEnglish- 2020-11-10

Related award notices

Title of related award notice Value of related award notice End user entity Contract award date
Slope Stabilization (EZ899-211337/001/PWY) CAD 1 773 805.80 Public Works and Government Services Canada 2020/12/10