Private contractors are responsible for maintaining the electrical infrastructure year-round on highways and Provincially-owned side roads in B.C. Some examples of electrical inventory maintained by the contractors include:
- Overhead lights
- Traffic and pedestrian signals
- Warning signs, railway flashers and fire signals
- Tunnel and snowshed lighting
- Speed reader boards
- Web cameras
Agreement & Specifications
There are four electrical maintenance service areas in B.C.
The existing electrical maintenance services agreements are for approximately four-year terms with a possibility of a four-year extension.
To ensure contractors are meeting their obligations their performance is monitored.
- Read the Electrical Maintenance Service Agreement to find out the contractor’s obligations
- Read the Quality Plan to find out how performance is monitored (PDF)
Current Request for Proposals
There are no current request for proposals opportunities.
Past Request for Proposals
|Service Area||RFP #||Commencement||Preferred Proponent|
|Vancouver Island||ELEC-SAVI-R3||1 September 2020||Raylec Power Limited Partnership by its general partner Raylec Power Ltd.|
|Northern Region||ELEC-SANR-R3||1 September 2021||Westcana Electric Inc.|
|Lower Mainland West||ELEC-SALMW-R3||1 September 2021||Cobra Electric Regional Services Ltd.|
|Lower Mainland East||ELEC-SALME-R3||1 September 2021||Cobra Electric Regional Services Ltd.|
|Southern Interior Region||ELEC-SASIR-R3||1 September 2022||Cobra Electric Interior Services Limited Partnership by its general partner Cobra Electric Interior Services Ltd.|
Procurement Information Session
Two Electrical Maintenance Contract Procurement Information Sessions were held to provide prospective proponents information about then upcoming procurements. Watch the session recordings for more information about electrical maintenance procurements: