Editor’s Note March 8, 2017: Eight bids received for the North Courtenay Connector and Rees Bridge Replacement

March 8, 2017

In This Issue:

  • Eight bids ┬áreceived for the North┬áCourtenay Connector and Rees Bridge Replacement
  • KMBR Architects Planners Inc retained to develop conceptual design of the new Comox Valley Regional office
  • Options for a proposed wastewater management system in Royston/Union Bay are being reviewed by the CVRD

The Ministry of Transportation has received eight bids for the North Courtenay Connector project, which will see a new grade and Tsolum River bridge crossing between Dove Creek Road/Piercy Road intersection and Dove Creek Road/Headquarters Road intersection.

Eight bids received for the North Courtenay Connector and Rees Bridge Replacement

The Ministry of Transportation & Infrastructure has received eight bids for North Courtenay Connector and Rees Bridge Replacement, ranging in value from $7,264,220 to $9,610,582. The Site is located north of the City of Courtenay between the Piercy Road/Condensory Road intersection and the Dove Creek Road/Headquarters Road intersection. The bidders are Knappett Industries, Windley Contracting Ltd., Copcan Civil Ltd., Hazelwood Construction Services Inc., CEWE Infrastructure Ltd, Wacor Holdings Ltd., CMF Construction Ltd., and Upland Contracting Ltd.

KMBR Architects Planners Inc retained to develop conceptual design of the new Comox Valley Regional office

KMBR Architects Planners Inc. (KMBR) have been retained to develop the conceptual design of the new Comox Valley Regional office. Feedback on the conceptual design from elected officials, CVRD staff, City of Courtenay and the public will be incorporated into the development of a more detailed schematic design which will be presented to the board in April. Once approved, KMBR will proceed to the detailed design development phase to present the design prior to preparing construction documents. Tendering is expected to take place around November 2017 with construction taking place in 2018.

Options for proposed wastewater management system in Royston/Union Bay being reviewedby the CVRD

The Comox Valley Regional District (CVRD) continues to review options for a proposed wastewater management system in the Royston/Union Bay. Staff expect a report will be before the board in the spring of this year. Key to this process is ongoing discussions with funding agencies who had committed contributions to the previously proposed project.

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