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    ALBERTA TRANSPORTATION

    TENDER [Tender Number]

    for

    [Primary Type of Work]

    [Primary Project] [Primary Location]

    [Primary Km to Km]

    [Secondary Type of Work]

    [Secondary Project] [Secondary Location]

    [Secondary Km to Km]

    [Third Type of Work]

    [Third Project] [Third Location]

    [Third Km to Km]

    [Region] REGION

  • Alberta Transportation [Tender Number][Primary Project]

    TABLE OF CONTENTS

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    1. INSTRUCTIONS TO BIDDERS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . - 1 -1.1 CONDITIONS FOR TENDER SUBMISSION . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . - 1 -1.2 COMPLETING TENDER FORMS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . - 2 -1.3 AVAILABILITY OF BID DOCUMENTS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . - 2 -1.4 ADDENDA . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . - 2 -1.5 CHANGES OR WITHDRAWAL OF TENDER SUBMISSIONS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . - 3 -1.6 PROJECT INQUIRIES . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . - 3 -1.7 PRE-TENDER MEETING . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . - 3 -1.8 SIGNED CONTRACT PACKAGE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . - 3 -1.9 SAFETY PREQUALIFICATION . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . - 3 -1.10 SPECIFICATIONS AND STANDARD DRAWINGS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . - 4 -1.11 CONTRACT INFORMATION DOCUMENTS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . - 4 -1.12 FULL SIZE DRAWINGS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . - 5 -

    2. TENDER FORMS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . - 6 -2.1 TENDER FOR CONSTRUCTION . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . - 6 -2.2 UNIT PRICE SCHEDULE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . - 7 -2.3 TENDER AGREEMENT . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . - 8 -2.4 AGREEMENT . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . - 8 -2.5 TENDER SIGNING AND SEALING . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . - 9 -

    3. TENDER AMENDMENT FORMS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . - 10 -

    4. SPECIAL PROVISIONS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . - 11 -4.1 STANDARD SPECIFICATIONS, SPECIFICATION AMENDMENTS AND TYPICAL DRAWINGS

    . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . - 11 -4.2 STANDARD DRAWINGS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . - 13 -4.3 CONTRACT INFORMATION DOCUMENTS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . - 13 -4.4 CONSULTANT . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . - 14 -4.5 SCOPE OF WORK . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . - 14 -

    5. SPECIFICATION AMENDMENTS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . - 15 -

    6. SUPPLEMENTAL SPECIFICATIONS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . - 16 -

    7. PLANS, DRAWINGS AND PERMITS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . - 17 -7.1 SEPARATE DRAWINGS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . - 17 -7.2 REFERENCE DRAWINGS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . - 17 -7.3 STANDARD PLANS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . - 18 -7.4 PIT PLANS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . - 19 -7.5 AGGREGATES TESTING PLANS AND DATA SHEETS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . - 20 -7.6 ENVIRONMENTAL PERMITS AND AUTHORIZATIONS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . - 21 -7.7 CONTRACT PLANS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . - 22 -

    8. ADDENDA . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . - 23 -

  • Alberta Transportation [Tender Number][Primary Project]

    INSTRUCTIONS TO BIDDERS

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    1. INSTRUCTIONS TO BIDDERS

    1.1 CONDITIONS FOR TENDER SUBMISSION

    Bidders may submit Tenders at the following location only.

    Alberta TransportationProgram Management BranchAttention: DirectorTender AdministrationTender Deposit CounterSuite 100, 1st Floor, Twin Atria Building4999 - 98 Ave.Edmonton, AB, T6B 2X3

    Bidders shall submit Tenders before 2:01:00 p.m. on the date set by Alberta Transportation forreceiving Tenders. The time and date set for receiving Tenders is indicated on the bottom right-hand corner of the pre-addressed envelope issued with the Tender documents.

    The official time of receipt of a Tender will be established using the time recorder clock usedby Alberta Transportation to time and date stamp Tender submissions.

    Bidders must submit Tenders on the forms issued by Alberta Transportation with the Tenderdocuments.

    Bidders must submit all pages entitled Tender Forms as issued by Alberta Transportation,sealed in an envelope clearly displaying the following information:

    BiddersCompany Name: _____________Address: ___________________

    TENDER

    Alberta TransportationProgram Management BranchAttention: DirectorTender AdministrationTender Deposit CounterSuite 100, 1st Floor, Twin Atria Building4999 - 98 Ave.Edmonton, AB, T6B 2X3

    Before 2:01:00 p.m. on:xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, 2012Project: [Primary Project]Tender No. [TenderNumber]

    Bidders shall indicate their name and address clearly in the upper left-hand corner of theenvelope so that the tender submission can be identified. The pre-addressed envelope issued

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    with the tender documents shall be used whenever possible.

    1.2 COMPLETING TENDER FORMS

    The "Unit Price Schedule" must be completed by:

    - showing the Unit Price (where applicable), and the total for each item in the "Total Bid"column; (in case of discrepancy, the unit price figure will take precedence), and

    - showing the tendered lump sum (where applicable) in the "Total Bid" column, and- showing the sum of all tender item totals in the space marked "Total Tender".

    The Tender must be signed by an authorized representative of the Bidder, and

    - the official title of the Bidder must be shown; and- the official seal of the Bidder must be affixed, or the signature must be witnessed and

    the Affidavit of Execution of the Witness must be completed.

    The bid bond accompanying the Tender and made out to the Government of Alberta must besigned and sealed in the space provided, by both the Bidder or its authorized representative,and the Bonding Company. If a certified cheque, money order, or bank draft is used in lieu ofa bid bond, it shall be made payable to the "Government of Alberta".

    1.3 AVAILABILITY OF BID DOCUMENTS

    Bid Documents are available in hard-copy from the Alberta Transportation distribution officeslocated in Lethbridge, Calgary, Red Deer, Edmonton and Peace River. The Minister willassume no responsibility or liability for the completeness of any Bid Documents obtained fromany other source.

    Bid documents are also available in electronic form from COOLNet Alberta atwww.coolnet.ab.ca; and from the Edmonton Construction Asscociation atwww.coolnetedmonton.ab.ca.

    In the event of a discrepancy between hard copy Bid Documents obtained from the AlbertaTransportation distribution offices, and:

    - any electronic version of the Bid Documents, or- any hard copy version derived from any electronic version, or- any hard copy obtained from any other source,

    the Bid Documents issued from the Alberta Transportation distribution offices shall be deemedto be correct. Bidders shall promptly notify the Consultant identified under the Section "ProjectInquiries" upon discovery of any such discrepancies.

    1.4 ADDENDA

    Addenda, when issued, form part of the Tender document. The Bidder shall acknowledgereceipt of each addendum in the space provided on the Tender forms. The individual itemsincluded in the addendum shall be added, deleted or changed in accordance with theinstructions contained in the addendum letter.

    During the tendering period, all Addenda issued by the Minister will be sent by fax, e-mail, orcourier to the address for all Parties recorded by the Minister as having obtained hard copy Bid

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    Documents directly from an Alberta Transportation tender distribution office; or havingregistered as an interested Vendor on the Alberta Purchasing Connection Website(http://www.purchasingconnection.ca), at the time the Addenda is issued.

    Bidders who have obtained Bid Documents from any source other than an AlbertaTransportation tender distribution office, or who have not registered as an interested Vendorat the Alberta Purchasing Connection website, may not automatically receive Addenda via fax,e-mail, or courier. Notwithstanding any other provision of this Tender, each Bidder mustascertain, prior to the time