Highway Maintenance Contract Bid Opportunities

B.C.’s highways and bridges are maintained by private contractors in 28 service areas throughout the province.

Together, these maintenance contractors:

  • Maintain more than 47,500 kilometres of highway and 2,800 structures
  • Provide maintenance services 24 hours a day, seven days a week
  • Provide a broad range of services including winter maintenance, surface maintenance, drainage maintenance, roadside maintenance, traffic maintenance, bridge maintenance and highway patrol
  • Are responsible for identifying, planning and prioritizing these services
  • Must ensure that they provide these services in accordance with the specifications set out in the highway maintenance agreements

The value of these 28 highway maintenance agreements totals approximately $400 million annually.

Current Maintenance Contract Bid Opportunities

The procurement process for the Robson highway maintenance service area (Service Area 20) is currently underway. Recently, the Province awarded 26 of the 28 highway maintenance service areas throughout the province. Each contract has a 10-year term and an optional extension to provide continuity of services and extended labour peace.

Interested proponents must submit a response to a request for qualifications (RFQ) in order to participate in future requests for proposals (RFPs). RFQs and RFPs are posted to BC Bid when made available.

The following anticipated timeline outlines upcoming events in the Competitive Selection Process (updated May 19, 2021):

Event Date

Qualified Respondents List from the first five Request for Qualifications (RFQ) processes, which have included qualification for Service Areas 1-10, 12-19 and 21-28

Available now
Results from the RFPs for Service Areas 1-10,12-19, and 21-28 Available now
Qualified Respondents List from the sixth RFQ process, for Service Area 20 Available now
Results from the RFP for Service Area 20 Available now


Learn more about highway maintenance in British Columbia and the 2018/2019 Highway Maintenance Agreements:

 

 

 

RFP - Highway Maintenance Contract Procurement Information Session

This is a recording of the January 19, 2018 presentation, held 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm PST, for our Request For Proposals Highway Maintenance Contract Procurement Information Session. PLEASE NOTE: The Data Room video referenced at 44:50 is for qualified proponents only.

 

 

RFQ - Highway Maintenance Contract Procurement Information Session

This is a recording of the September 11, 2017 presentation, held 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm PST, for our Request For Qualifications Highway Maintenance Contract Procurement Information Session.

 

Check the current agreements to find out when the remaining contracts expire: