Request for Proposals - Little Qualicum River Bridge Replacement - Consulting Engineering Design Services

Request for Proposals

Little Qualicum River Bridge Replacement
Consulting Engineering Design Services

The purpose of this Request for Proposal is to solicit submissions from experienced and qualified consulting teams to provide the design and costing of a new bridge that meets the current CSA Bridge Code and BC MoTI standards for low volume roads. The new clear-span bridge structure shall be a single-lane, 35-40m single span, dual steel girder with a cast in place concrete deck. Form and character of the new bridge is to be determined.

The intent of this process is to engage a consulting team that will lead the entire project from start to finish. At this time, the RDN will only be proceeding with Phase 1 of the work. Future phases related to the project may be awarded to the successful proponent contingent upon satisfactory performance, successful scope/fee negotiations, and providing the RDN obtains the necessary approvals and budget.


June 7, 2018

Closing Date and Time:

Proponents are requested to submit their Proposal prior to the closing time of 3:00 PM (15:00 hrs), Pacific Time, Friday, July 13, 2018. Select one (1) of the Submission Methods below:
  1. By Email: In PDF format with "Little Qualicum River Bridge Replacement Proposal" as the subject line at this electronic address:
    Please note: Maximum email file size limit is 20MB, or less.

  2. By hand/courier delivery: One (1) copy of the Proposal along with one (1) electronic copy of the Proposal on a USB stick should be enclosed and sealed in an envelope clearly marked: "Little Qualicum River Bridge Replacement Proposal" delivered to the:

    Oceanside Place Arena
    830 West Island Hwy
    Parksville, BC V9P 2X4
    Attention: Parks Services

    Should there be any differences between the hard copy and the electronic copy, the hard copy will prevail.

Proposals received by facsimile are not accepted. The RDN reserves the right to accept late proposals.

Regional District of Nanaimo (RDN) Contact for Questions:

Renée Lussier, Parks Planner, Recreation and Parks
T: (250) 248-4744 ext 3669

Deadline for questions is five (5) business days before the closing date.

Proponent's Information Meeting:

Optional Site Meeting
Thursday, June 28, 2018 at 2:00pm (14:00 hrs) Pacific Time
(please refer to Site Map Image on page 4 for Site Meeting location)
Site visits on your own time are possible.
Please coordinate with RDN Contact for access requirements.
Please provide own PPE (Safety boots, Hi-Vis Vest)
Notice Date