INVITATION TO BID 2014-06 – Railway Bypass Trunk Sewer

Tender No. 2014-06 Railway Bypass Trunk Sewer awarded to Timbro Contracting (A Partnership) for $5,725,549.20. This price does not include taxes. 

The City of Dawson Creek invites tenders for construction of a new sanitary sewer and syphon. The sanitary sewer will divert sewage flows from existing sewer systems directly to the treatment plant. The scope of the work comprises construction of approximately:

•   204 m of 250 mm dia.,
•   400 m of 300 mm dia.,
•   330 m of 375 mm dia.,
•   900 m of 450 mm dia., and
•   630 m of 600 mm dia. 

In addition to:

•   Construction of DR 35 PVC sanitary sewers complete with 29 manholes of various diameters,
•   reconnection of existing sanitary services,
•   construction of diversion and flushing chambers, and
•   connection to the existing sewage lagoon.

 Additionally there is approximately 2,470 meters of 600 mm dia. of HDPE syphon complete with nine cleanouts and one syphon drainage manhole. Within these works, approximately 2,930 meters of the gravity sanitary sewer and syphon is constructed on Canadian National (CN) lands complete with two railway crossings requiring jacking pits and carrier pipe crossings of approximately 40 and 60 meters in length respectively. The works include pipeline testing, asphalt, boulevard restoration and associated appurtenances.

The City’s scheduled date for substantial completion is October 1, 2014. All prices shall be good for the completion of the work.

An optional tenderer’s site meeting will be held on March 19, 2014 at 1:00 pm local time at Dawson Creek City Hall, 10105 – 12A Street, Dawson Creek, BC.

Sealed bids clearly marked “City of Dawson Creek – Railway Bypass Trunk Sewer”, will be received prior to April 2, 2014 at 2:00 p.m., local time, at the following address and location:

City of Dawson Creek
10105 – 12A Street
Dawson Creek, BC V1G 3V7

Attention: Shawn Dahlen, Deputy Director of Infrastructure & Sustainable Development

Tender forms, plans and specifications are available electronically on MERX at

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