This page contains information for consultants for use in creating tender documents. Since consistency in tendering is important for Alberta Transportation, it is expected that the templates, special provisions, specification amendments, and supplemental specifications provided below will be used without alteration when required.

Project specific tender templates in Microsoft Word format shall be obtained through the Project Administrator. Please see the following training document for instructions on how to create and/or edit these documents.

Consultant's User Guide PMA Delivery

Additionally, a checklist/guide is provided to assist in the review of tender documents. Please ensure that each of the items are addressed prior to submitting your documents.

Tender templates

Provincial Tender - 2013 General Specifications (Word, 109 KB) (Updated February 2019)
Provincial Tender - 2019 General Specifications (Word, 133 KB) (Updated February 2020)

Unit price schedule

Master Bid Item List (Updated October 2016)

Note: The above bid item list is provided for information only. All unit price schedules for Transportation Tenders are to be created through PMA-Delivery.

Special provisions

General

Diesel Fuel Price Adjustments
Partnering (Updated April 21, 2016)
Apprenticeship Plan (Updated February 2019)
Scheduling and Interim Completion Dates (PDF, 85 KB)
Seal Coat Contracts

Bridge structures

Construction by Others
Finishing Approaches
Removal by Others
Culverts (PDF, 56 KB)
Culverts Constructed Under High Fills
Accommodation of Nautical Traffic (PDF, 25 KB) (Updated November 2019)

Grading

Right of Way Restrictions
Improvement of Intersections
Removal and Demo of Buildings
Utilities (PDF, 47 KB)
Railway Crossings
Backfilling Dugouts
Rock Excavation
Backslope Widenings
Buildings Within R-O-W
Seeding
Summary of Est. Grading Qty.'s
Fencing
Mod Class B Fence - V lock
Special Fence
Contractor's Supply of Borrow Excavation
High Tension Cable Barrier (Updated August 2016)

Environment

Environmental Control
Abandoned Water Wells
Transportation and water project environmental requirements
Clubroot

Surfacing

Inter-Laboratory Repeatability Testing (PDF, 35 KB)
Intersection Treatment
Subgrade Prep. at Int. Treatment
Gradation Specs. - Custom
Crushing of Oversize Rock
ASBC Fillets
Dates for CSBC and ASBC
Prod. & Stockpile Agg. by m3
ACP - Mix Type S3
Smoothness Testing using IRI (Updated November 2016)
ACP Modifications when using Susan Lake Aggregate Source
Road Weather Information System Replacement – Highway xx.xx
Sand Seal Surface Treatment
SP307 - Air Void Regression Modified Mix Design
SP308 - Reclaimed Asphalt Pavement Asphalt Cement Contribution

Geotechnical

Embankment on Soft Areas
Soil Conditions
Construction in Muskeg/Soft Areas

Specification amendments

General specifications

Specification 1.2, General, Re: Mobilization (PDF, 16 KB) (Updated November 2019)
Specification 1.2, General, Re: Safety Prequalification (PDF, 18 KB)
Specification 1.2, General, Re: Damages for Delay (PDF, 16 KB)
Specification 1.2, General, Re: Adjustment of Completion Date and Damages for Delay for Bridge Construction (PDF, 16 KB)
Specification 1.2, General, Re: Holdback  (DOCX, 21 KB)
Specification 1.2, General, Re: Diesel Fuel Cost Adjustment (PDF, 20 KB)
Specification 1.2, General, Re: Exclusionary Periods Non Bridge Winter Work (PDF, 63 KB)
Specification 1.2, General, Re: Claims and Dispute Resolution (2013) (PDF, 63 KB)
Specification 1.2, General, Re: Claims and Dispute Resolution (2019) (PDF, 63 KB)
Specification 1.2, General, Re: Produced Sand and Contaminated Soils (PDF, 10 KB)
Specification 1.2, General, Re: Contractor Mobilizing to Site (PDF, 67 KB)
Specification 1.2, General, Re: Force Majeure (DOCX, 33 KB)

Standard specifications for bridge construction

Section 3, Foundation Piles, Re: Mill Test Report Verification (New)
Section 5, Reinforcing Steel, Re: Mill Test Report Verification (New)
Section 5, Reinforcing Steel, of the Standard Specifications for Bridge Construction, Re: Corrosion Resistant Reinforcing Steel
Section 6, Structural Steel, Re: Mill Test Report Verification (New)
Section 7, Precast Concrete Units, Re: Mill Test Report Verification (New)
Section 8, Bearings, Re: Mill Test Report Verification (New)
Section 10, Heavy Rock Riprap, Re: Class 1m Material Dimensions (New)
Section 12, Bridgerail, Re: Mill Test Report Verification (New)
Section 18, CSP and SPCSP Structures, Re: Mill Test Report Verification (New)
Section 24, Overhead Sign Structures and Panels, Re: Mill Test Report (New)
Section 25, Mechanically Stabilized Earth Walls, Re: Mill Test Report Verification (New)
Section 26, RCP and PBC Structures, Re: Mill Test Report Verification (New)

Standard Specifications for Highway Construction – 2013 Only

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

Supplemental Specifications

Standard Specifications for Highway Construction

2.11 - High Tension Cable Barrier (DOCX, 288 KB)
3.4 - Full Depth Reclamation (DOCX, 29 KB)
3.56 - Cold In-Place Recycling (DOCX, 31 KB)
3.70 - Portland Cement Concrete Pavement (DOCX, 63 KB)
5.5 - Supply of Portland Cement Concrete (DOCX, 37 KB)
6.15 - Fish Capture and Release (DOCX, 23 KB)