The Competitive Selection Process for Highway Maintenance Agreements

The procurement requirements for the 2018/2019 and 2021 Highway Maintenance Agreements includes:

  • Request for Qualifications (RFQ) phase, including:
    • Submission of organizational and quality management information in a pre-qualification process;
  • Request for Proposals (RFP) phase, including:
    • Submission of a consent of surety, bid bond (or irrevocable letter of credit), statutory declaration and an undertaking to provide liability insurance; and
    • Submission of a maintenance services proposal and a price proposal.

Results of Recently Completed Processes

2018/2019 and 2021 Highway Maintenance Agreements

Procurements for 26 of 28 service areas (excluding Service Areas 11 and 20) that were part of the recent Highway Maintenance Agreements procurement process were completed between September 2017 and October 2019. The procurement for Service Area 20 was completed between February and April of 2021.

Summary of Successful Proponents from the 2018-19 and 2021 Highway Maintenance Agreements RFPs
Service Area Company
1 - South Island EMCON Services Inc.
2 - Central Island Mainroad Mid-Island Contracting Limited Partnership, by its General Partner Mainroad Mid-Island Contracting Ltd.
3 - North Island Mainroad North Island Contracting Limited Partnership, by its General Partner Mainroad North Island Contracting Ltd.
4 - Howe Sound Miller Capilano Highway Services Ltd.
5 - Sunshine Coast Capilano Highway Services Company
6 - Lower Mainland Mainroad Lower Mainland Contracting Limited Partnership, by its General Partner Mainroad Lower Mainland Contracting Ltd.
7 - Fraser Valley Emil Anderson Maintenance Co. Ltd
8 - South Okanagan AIM Roads Inc.
9 - Kootenay Boundary Yellowhead Road & Bridge (Kootenay Boundary) Ltd.
10 - Central Kootenay Yellowhead Road & Bridge (Kootenay) Ltd.
12 - Selkirk EMCON Services Inc.
13 - Okanagan-Shuswap AIM Roads Inc.
14 - Nicola Yellowhead Road & Bridge (Nicola) Ltd.
15 - Thompson Argo Road Maintenance (Thompson) Inc.
16 - South Cariboo Dawson Road Maintenance Ltd.
17 - Central Cariboo Dawson Road Maintenance Ltd.
18 - North Cariboo EMCON Services Inc
19 - Fort George Yellowhead Road & Bridge (Fort George) Ltd.
20 - Robson 1298150 B.C. Ltd. dba Emil Anderson Maintenance - Robson
21 - South Peace Argo Road Maintenance (South Peace) Inc.
22 - North Peace Dawson Road Maintenance Ltd.
23 - Nechako Yellowhead Road & Bridge (Vanderhoof) Ltd.
24 - Lakes Lakes District Maintenance Inc.
25 - Bulkley -Nass Dawson Road Maintenance Ltd.
26 - Skeena 141187 Ventures Ltd.
27 - North Coast O'Brien Road & Bridge Maintenance Ltd.
28 - Stikine Lakes District Maintenance Inc.

Service Area 11 (2016)

In 2012, the ministry reached agreements with the BC Road Builders & Heavy Construction Association to extend 27 of the 28 existing highway maintenance agreements for an additional five years (mostly through to 2018-19). The highway maintenance agreement for Service Area 11 – East Kootenay was not extended.  A new agreement began in September, 2016.