Request for Proposals 2016-09 – Engineering Services – Airport Sub-Surface Drainage

Tender awarded to WSP Canada Inc. for the bid price of for $138,189.00 plus applicable taxesThank you to those who submitted a bid.

The City of Dawson Creek invites proposals from qualified professionals or firms to undertake a two stage sub-surface drainage project at the Dawson Creek Regional Airport.

Phase 1 involves the following scope of work:

  • A condition assessment and report of the existing sub-surface drainage issues surrounding the Runway, Taxiway and Apron areas. This includes; engineering services, preliminary design drawings, and construction cost estimate for any proposed rehabilitation for the areas, as applicable; and
  • Completion of an ACAP grant application for the project outlined above.

Phase 2 of this project will occur if the City is successful with ACAP grant funding.  The scope of work includes completion of detailed design drawings and specifications, procurement of construction services, and engineering supervision for the duration of the project construction for the scope of work of rehabilitation recommended at the conclusion of Phase 1 and accepted for ACAP funding.

A mandatory site tour will be held on March 11, 2016 at 2:00 pm local time at the Dawson Creek Regional Airport.

All RFP information is available through the City of Dawson Creek website here:

RFP 2016 09 Airport Drainage – Engineering Services

The Proponent is solely responsible for ensuring any addenda are downloaded, reviewed, and included in their submission. Questions regarding specifications can be directed to Ian Darling, Airport Manager, at 250-719-2500 or .

Proposals will be accepted up to 2:00 p.m. (local time), March 22, 2016.


Proposals must be sealed in an opaque envelope, clearly marked with the name and the project name/number and will be received by Brenda Ginter, Director of Corporate Administration, at:

Regular Mail:
Box 150, Dawson Creek, BC  V1G 4G4

Physical Address (Courier):
10105 – 12A Street, Dawson Creek, BC V1G 3V7

It is the sole responsibility of the Proponent to ensure that its proposal is received at the above location and by the time stipulated. Proposals received after the stipulated time will be rejected and returned to the Proponent unopened. Faxed proposals are not acceptable and will be rejected. The City reserves the right to accept or reject all or any proposal and to waive any informality, incompleteness or error in any proposal.

Proponents must refer to the RFP documents for the terms governing the selection process. All proposals received by the City of Dawson Creek Director of Corporate Administration become the property of The Corporation of the City of Dawson Creek and as such are subject to the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.