This page contains information for consultants to use in creating tender documents.

To ensure consistency in tendering, do not alter the templates, special provisions, specification amendments and supplemental specifications provided.

Project specific tender templates in Microsoft Word format are available through the Project Administrator.

See the PMA Delivery: Consultant's User Guide (PDF, 254 KB) for instructions on how to create and/or edit these documents.

A Quick Guide for Reviewing Tenders (PDF, 197 KB) is available to assist in the review of tender documents. Ensure that each of the items are addressed prior to submitting your documents.

Tender templates

Unit price schedule

The following bid item list is provided for information only. All unit price schedules for Transportation tenders are to be created through Program Management Application (PMA) Delivery.

Special provisions


Table 1. Special provisions – General

Number Special Provision Date
SPC_001 Diesel Fuel Cost Adjustment (PDF, 107 KB)  
SPC_005 Partnering (DOCX, 20 KB) April 21, 2016
SPC_006 Apprenticeship Plan (PDF, 598 KB) February 2019
  Construction Scheduling and Interim Completion Dates (PDF, 84 KB)  
SPC_009 Seal Coat Contracts (DOC, 19 KB) October 2019

Bridge structures

Table 2. Special provisions – Bridge structures

Number Special Provision Date
SPB_002 Construction by Others (PDF, 8 KB)  
SPC_003 Finishing Approaches (PDF, 8 KB)  
SPC_004 Removal by Others (PDF, 8 KB)  
SPC_007 Culverts (PDF, 53 KB)  
SPC_027 Culverts Constructed Under High Fills (PDF, 51 KB)  
SPC_040 Accommodation of Nautical Traffic (PDF, 23 KB) November 2019


Table 3. Special provisions – Grading

Number Special Provision Date
SPG_002 Right-of-Way Restrictions (PDF, 9 KB)  
SPG_004 Improvement of Intersections and Entrances (PDF, 8 KB)  
SPG_013 Removal and Demolition of Buildings (PDF, 9 KB)  
SPG_018 Work in the Vicinity of Utilities (PDF, 44 KB) November 2019
SPG_019 Railway Crossing Construction (PDF, 8 KB)  
SPG_020 Backfilling Existing Dugouts (PDF, 42 KB)  
SPG_022 Rock Excavation (PDF, 9 KB)  
SPG_026 Backslope Widenings (PDF, 39 KB)  
SPG_027 Buildings Located within Right-of-Way (PDF, 9 KB)  
SPG_G039 Seeding (PDF, 81 KB)  
SPG_040 Summary of Estimated Grading Quantities (PDF, 10 KB)  
SPG_043 Fence Installation (PDF, 9 KB)  
SPG_054 Modified Class B Fence (PDF, 12 KB)  
SPG_056 Special Fence Plastic Posts (PDF, 10 KB)  
SPG_059 Contractor's Supply of Borrow (PDF, 29 KB)  
  High Tension Cable Barrier (PDF, 36 KB) August 2016


Table 4. Special provisions – Environment

Number Special Provision Date
SPE_002 Environmental Control (PDF, 18 KB)  
SPC_E005 Reclaiming Abandoned Water Wells (PDF, 14 KB)  
  Turbidity (see Transportation and water project environmental requirements)  
SPC_022 Control of Clubroot (PDF, 29 KB)  


Table 5. Special provisions – Surfacing


Table 6. Special provisions – Geotechnical

Number Special Provision Date
SPT_002 Embankment Construction on Soft Areas (PDF, 9 KB)  
SPT_004 Soil Conditions (PDF, 8 KB)  
SPT_005 Construction in Muskeg/Soft Areas (PDF, 11 KB)  

Specification amendments

General specifications

Table 7. Special amendments – General

Number Specification amendment Date
AMC_C255 1.2 – General, Re: Mobilization and Demobilization (PDF, 16 KB) November 2019
AMC_C275 1.2 – General, Re: Safety Prequalification (PDF, 18 KB) November 2019
AMC_C276 1.2 – General, Re: Damages for Delay (PDF, 16 KB) November 2019
AMC_B013 1.2 – General, Re: Adjustment of Completion Date and Damages for Delay for Bridge Construction (PDF, 16 KB) November 2019
AMC_C280 1.2 – General, Re: Diesel Fuel Cost Adjustment (PDF, 20 KB) November 2019
AMC_C281 1.2 – General, Re: Exclusionary Periods Non Bridge Winter Work (PDF, 63 KB) November 2019
AMC_C282 1.2 – General, Re: Claims and Dispute Resolution (2013) (PDF, 63 KB) November 2019
AMC_C283 1.2 – General, Re: Dispute Resolution Process (2019) (PDF, 63 KB) November 2019
AMC_C284 1.2 – General, Re: Produced Sand and Contaminated Soils (PDF, 10 KB) November 2019
AMC_C286 1.2 – General, Re: Reduction in Holdback (PDF, 64 KB) July 2020
AMC_C289 1.2 – General, Re: Contractor Mobilizing to Site (PDF, 72 KB) July 2020
AMC_C290 1.2 – General, Re: Force Majeure (PDF, 77 KB) July 2020

Standard specifications for bridge construction

Table 8. Specification amendments – Bridge construction

Standard specifications for highway construction

Table 9. Specification amendments – Highway construction

Number Specification amendment Date
AMC_A277 3.2 – Aggregate Production and Stockpiling, Re: Payment Rates for Interim Crushing, Hauling and Stockpiling (DOCX, 22 KB) January 2020
AMC_A278 3.2 – Aggregate Production and Stockpiling, Re: Micro-Deval Testing (DOCX, 42 KB) January 2020
AMC_S266 3.50 – Asphalt Concrete Pavement – EPS, Re: Aggregate Top Size Requirements for Mix Type H1 (DOCX, 21 KB) January 2020
AMC_S269 3.50 – Asphalt Concrete Pavement – EPS, Re: Requirements for Moisture Susceptibility Testing (DOCX, 23 KB) January 2020
AMC_S275 3.50 – Asphalt Concrete Pavement – EPS, Re: Quality Control Testing Using Maximum Specific Gravity Testing of Hot Mix Asphalt (DOCX, 30 KB) January 2020
AMC_S273 3.53 – Asphalt Concrete Pavement – Superpave, Re: Requirements for Moisture Susceptibility Testing (DOCX, 22 KB) January 2020
AMC_S267 5.2 – Supply of Aggregate, Re: Royalty Rate Reduction (DOCX, 19 KB) January 2020
AMC_S270 5.25 – Supply of Thrie Beam and W-Beam Guardrail Material, Re: Material Standards (DOCX, 24 KB) January 2020
AMC_S271 5.26 – Supply of Box Beam and Guardrail and Posts, Re: Material Standards (DOCX, 21 KB) January 2020
AMC_S272 5.7 – Supply of Asphalt, Re: Multiple Stress Creep Recovery (MSCR) Testing (DOCX, 27 KB) January 2020
AMC_C279 7.1 – Traffic Accommodation and Temporary Signing, Re: Prolonged Shutdown, Compliance and Payment (DOCX, 29 KB) January 2020
AMC_C287 2.7 Underground Electrical Conduits, Re: Csa Standard Update For High Density Polyethylene (Hdpe) Conduit For Electrical Use (DOCX, 30 KB) July 2020

Supplemental specifications

Standard specifications for highway construction

Table 10. Supplemental specifications – Highway construction

Number Special Provision Date
  2.11 High Tension Cable Barrier (DOCX, 288 KB) November 2019
  3.4 – Full Depth Reclamation (DOCX, 29 KB)  
  3.56 – Cold In-Place Recycling (DOCX, 31 KB)  
  3.70 – Portland Cement Concrete Pavement – End Product Specification (DOCX, 63 KB) January 2019
  5.5 – Supply of Portland Cement Concrete (DOCX, 37 KB)  
  6.15 – Fish Capture and Release (DOCX, 23 KB) November 2019