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BC Highway Reinstatement Program

The extreme rainfall events of November 14 and 15, 2021 have had major impacts on highways and highway structures throughout the Southern Interior and Lower Mainland, and highway infrastructure on Vancouver Island.

BC Highway Reinstatement Program

Program Details

Program Description:  The extreme rainfall events of November 14 and 15, 2021 have had major impacts on highways and highway structures throughout the Southern Interior and Lower Mainland, and highway infrastructure on Vancouver Island.

The events caused closures on Highway 1, Highway 3, Highway 5 (Merritt to Hope), Highway 8 (Merritt to Spences Bridge), Highway 12, and Highway 99 (30 km west of Lillooet).

This Program covers highway reinstatement work in the following highway corridors:

  • Highway 1 between Highway 11 and Spences Bridge
  • Highway 5 between Hope and Merritt
  • Highway 8 between Spences Bridge and Merritt

Two RFQ’s were issued to identify Engineering and Design Firms and Construction Firms to be qualified and become Candidates for future highway reinstatement projects. The RFQ for Construction Firms further delineated qualified Candidates for projects between $20-50 million, and greater than $50 million.

Multiple projects are anticipated to be expedited through this qualification program.

Client: Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure
Program Cost: TBD
Program Status: In procurement

Milestones

Request for Qualifications issued November 26, 2021
Request for Qualifications close February 25, 2022
Request for Proposals issued March 21, 2022
Contract award TBD

Procurement Documents

Projects

Highway 5 Category B

Program Map

Program Contact

Joel Weiss
Infrastructure BC
Email: joel.weiss@infrastructurebc.com

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