Shoreline Protection at CCGB Port Weller Search and Rescue Station (F2301-210008/A)

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Dhillon, Ambreen
(416) 318-9360 ( )


Trade Agreement: Canadian Free Trade Agreement (CFTA)
Tendering Procedures: All interested suppliers may submit a bid
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Shoreline Protection at CCGB Port Weller Search and Rescue Station

Dhillon, Ambreen
Telephone No. - (416) 318-9360 ( )
Fax No. - (416) 952-1257 ( )

The Department of Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO) operates and maintains a Canadian Coast Guard (CCG) Search and Rescue Station in Port Weller, Ontario (a tiny community that is part of the city of St. Catharines). The site is on the western breakwater constructed as part of the fourth Welland Canal between 1913 and 1932. The shoreline protection installed when the breakwater was constructed was effective for more than 60 years. However, since the year 2000, the rate of shoreline recession has steadily increased as a result of record high water levels in Lake Ontario. The continued shoreline erosion is putting various government-owned assets on the site at risk without intervention. To protect these assets, DFO requires a general contractor to undertake the construction of a new armour stone revetment wall to replace a 73 metre long section of eroded shoreline per the attached drawings and specifications.

The objective of the project is to construct a new double layer armour stone revetment wall on the west side of the CCG Search and Rescue Station property in Port Weller, Ontario. The new revetment wall is to be constructed in accordance with the attached drawings and specifications prepared by GHD. This shoreline protection will provide long term stability to the property and protect the Canadian Hydrographic Services water level gauge station and other vulnerable government-owned assets built on the site for at least an additional 50 years.


1.There will be a site visit on Tuesday June 29, 2021 at 9:00am. Interested bidders are to meet at 4 Welland Canals Parkway, St. Catharines, ON, L2M 1A1.

2.Safety Attire: In order to be guaranteed access to the site all persons should have the proper personal protection equipment (safety glasses, footwear, vests and hard hats etc.). Contractor`s personnel/individuals who do not have the proper safety attire may be denied access to the site.

3.COVID-19 Protocols for Site Visit:
a. Only two bidders from each company permitted, to a maximum of 10 people including PSPC or other representatives.
b. Wear a Non-medical masks/face covering at all times while outside of vehicle.
c. Maintain 2m social distancing at all time.
d. Observe proper hand hygiene while on site. Sanitize hands before entering the building and after exiting. Attendees should bring their own hand sanitizer.
e. Attendance will be taken by Bidders announcing their name and Departmental Representative recording (no list passed around).
f. Bidder self-screening and declaration that not ill is required at arrival (see attachment).
g. Avoid social greetings (e.g. shaking hands).
h. Temperatures will be taken at the gate.

All enquiries of a technical and contractual nature, are to be submitted to the Contracting Officer, Ambreen Dhillon e-mail address:

Any clarifications or changes to the bid solicitation resulting from the site visit will be included as an amendment to the bid solicitation.
Telephone No. (416) 318-9360, Facsimile No. (416) 952-1257

Delivery Date: 18/06/2021

The Crown retains the right to negotiate with suppliers on any procurement.

Documents may be submitted in either official language of Canada.

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