Media Release: Middletown Contract Awarded

Middletown Crossing Contract Awarded

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SPARWOOD, BC – December 11th, 2017, the District of Sparwood Council awarded the Middletown Crossing - Highway 3/43 Intersection Improvements (Project #N20282) to Projex Infrastructure Limited of Langley BC for the price of $7,083,644.43.

The tender for Middletown Crossing - Highway 3/43 Intersection Improvements (Project #N20282) closed on September 21st, 2017. Five contractors submitted bids on the project:

Contractor: Bid Price
Hazelwood Construction: $7,526,236.60
Copcan Contracting Ltd: $7,304,869.00
Emil Anderson Contracting Inc: $7,226,754.15
Mackay Contracting: $7,102,105.13
Projex Infrastructure Ltd: $7,083,644.43

Due to uncertainty regarding one contractor’s bid revision, the District of Sparwood petitioned the Supreme Court of BC to make a ruling regarding acceptance of the revision. On December 11th, 2017, the Supreme Court of BC rendered a decision that the revision was noncompliant, and the contract was subsequently awarded to Projex Infrastructure Ltd. later that day.

Construction is expected to start in early 2018. To learn more about this project, please visit the Sparwood Website at: www.sparwood.ca/middletown or contact:

Danny Dwyer, Director of Engineering
Phone: 250.425.6830
Email: ddwyer@sparwood.ca