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May 05, 2021 04:27 PM ADT


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Message of May 5, 2021

Re: NSTAT 2021 Standard Specification Update

The Nova Scotia Department of Transportation and Active Transit (NSTAT) wishes to advise all Contractors, who bid on Department tenders, that the Department's Standard Specification - Highway Construction and Maintenance has been updated. Free download of the updated Standard Specification is available at the following links:

TIR BidX page https://bidx.com/ns/main
TIR Publications page
 https://novascotia.ca/tran/publications/standard.pdf

Any questions regarding the review process and content or revisions of the Standard Specifications can be directed to any one of the team leaders given in the Enquiries section of the Standard Specifications.

Any questions regarding interpretation of the Standard Specifications for a particular contract should be directed to the Engineer in charge of administering the contract.

Thank you,

Charles Hooper, P. Eng
Construction Manager - Highway Construction Services
902-956-1762
Charles.Hooper@novascotia.ca


Message of January 20, 2020

Re: NSTAT Standard Specification Update

The Nova Scotia Department of Transportation and Active Transit (NSTAT) wishes to advise all Contractors, who bid on Department tenders, that the Department's Standard Specification - Highway Construction and Maintenance has been updated. Free download of the updated Standard Specification is available at the following links:

TIR BidX page https://bidx.com/ns/main
TIR Publications page
https://novascotia.ca/tran/publications/standard.pdf

Any questions regarding the review process and content or revisions of the Standard Specifications can be directed to any one of the team leaders given in the Enquiries section of the Standard Specifications.

Any questions regarding interpretation of the Standard Specifications for a particular contract should be directed to the Engineer in charge of administering the contract.

Thank you,

Highway Construction Services, NSTAT


Message of Feb 4, 2019 2:10 PM AST

On February 1st, 2019, the Bid Express Service and Nova Scotia Department of Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal (NSTIR)  began the process of switching from Expedite Bids to Project Bids - Bid preparation software to submit bid responses for Highway Construction Services tenders via Bid Express.

Lettings that close up to and including March 1st will still use the Expedite process. Lettings that close on March 6th and beyond will use the Project Bids - Bid process.

Bid Express is leading this process. NSTIR encourages all vendors to work with the Bid Express Customer Service Team to facilitate this transition until complete.

To submit a bid for the March 6, 2019 letting and beyond, vendors will be required to create a new Digital ID for the AASHTOWare Project Bids - Bid component once, and then use that same Digital ID to bid on all future NSTIR proposals.

You will not be able to bid on NSTIR proposals, on or after March 6, 2019, unless your organization switches to Project Bids - Bid.

If you currently have an active Info Tech Digital ID for NSTIR, Bid Express will reimburse your organization for the cost of creating the new Digital ID. You will also be required to submit a request to bid to NSTIR. This request will be presented to you when creating the new Digital ID.

 Project Bids - Bid files will have either a .ebsx extension for the original bid file and .###x extension for amended ebsx files.

Bid Express suggests that all vendors install Project Bids - Bid, conduct tests, and train staff, as soon as possible, to assist in a smooth transition.

Questions with regards to this initiative should be directed to Bid Express Customer Support at customersupport@bidx.com or by calling 1-888-352-2439.

Thank you,

Highway Construction Services, NSTIR



 

 

What's New?

What's New Table. What's New Table lists the last 50 activities that happened in regards to the lettings
September
Letting Proposal Activity Activity Date
24SEP21 New Letting Created 09/21/2021
001 - 2021-100 Proposal Postponed 09/21/2021
001 - 2021-100 Amendment Loaded 09/21/2021
001 - 2021-100 1 New Attachment - 2021-100 Addend #3.pdf 09/21/2021
001 - 2021-100 1 New Attachment - 2021-100 Addend #3.pdf 09/21/2021
001 - 2021-100 1 New Attachment - GW_MonitoringPlan_30June2021 Rev.pdf 09/21/2021
29SEP21 001 - 2021-153 Amendment Loaded 09/20/2021
001 - 2021-153 1 New Attachment - 2021-153 Addendum 2.pdf 09/20/2021
001 - 2021-153 1 New Attachment - 2021-153 Addendum 2.pdf 09/20/2021
001 - 2021-153 1 New Attachment - 2021-153 Special Provisions Rev 1 Sep 20, 2021.pdf 09/20/2021
01OCT21 Letting Made Available 09/16/2021
17SEP21 002 - 2021-118 1 New Attachment - 2021-118adden3.pdf 09/15/2021
002 - 2021-118 1 New Attachment - 2021-118specprovR3.pdf 09/15/2021
01OCT21 002 - 2021-155 Proposal Deleted 09/15/2021
2021-155 Proposal Deleted 09/15/2021
29SEP21 Letting Made Available 09/14/2021
Letting Made Available 09/14/2021
001 - 2021-153 1 New Attachment - 2021-153 Addendum 1.pdf 09/14/2021
001 - 2021-153 1 New Attachment - 2021-153-1 Cross Culvert Work List.pdf 09/14/2021
17SEP21 002 - 2021-118 1 New Attachment - 2021-118adden2.pdf 09/13/2021
002 - 2021-118 1 New Attachment - Duct Bank Sketch2.pdf 09/13/2021
002 - 2021-118 1 New Attachment - 2021-118specprovR2.pdf 09/13/2021
15SEP21 002 - 2021-149 1 New Attachment - 2021-149adden1.pdf 09/13/2021
002 - 2021-149 1 New Attachment - Cross Culvert List 2021-149.pdf 09/13/2021
21SEP21 New Letting Created 09/10/2021
001 - 2021-100 Proposal Postponed 09/10/2021
001 - 2021-100 Amendment Loaded 09/10/2021
001 - 2021-100 1 New Attachment - 2021-100 Addend #2.pdf 09/10/2021
001 - 2021-100 1 New Attachment - 2021-100specprov R2.pdf 09/10/2021
001 - 2021-100 1 New Attachment - rpt_fnl_rev1_121417039_hwy102_aerotech_sbrmp_20210910.pdf 09/10/2021
17SEP21 001 - 2021-112 1 New Attachment - 2021-112 addendum 1.pdf 09/09/2021
001 - 2021-112 6 Plan Sheets Added 09/09/2021
001 - 2021-118 Proposal Postponed 09/09/2021
002 - 2021-118 Amendment Loaded 09/09/2021
002 - 2021-118 1 New Attachment - 2021-118adden1.pdf 09/09/2021
002 - 2021-118 1 New Attachment - 2021-118specprovR1.pdf 09/09/2021
22SEP21 Letting Made Available 09/07/2021
15SEP21 001 - 2021-100 1 New Attachment - 2021-100 Addend.pdf 09/07/2021
001 - 2021-100 1 New Attachment - 2021-100specprovR1.pdf 09/07/2021
17SEP21 Letting Made Available 09/02/2021
001 - 2021-112 6 Plan Sheets Added 09/01/2021
(41 Activities)
What's New Table. What's New Table lists the last 50 activities that happened in regards to the lettings
August
Letting Proposal Activity Activity Date
15SEP21 002 - 2021-149 New Proposal Added 08/31/2021
002 - 2021-149 1 New Attachment - 2021-149specprov.pdf 08/31/2021
03SEP21 001 - 2021-039 1 New Attachment - 2021-039 Addend.pdf 08/31/2021
001 - 2021-039 1 New Attachment - 2021-039specprov R1.pdf 08/31/2021
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