North Bay awards contracts totalling over $4 million for roadwork and renos at city hall


Ontario Construction News staff writer

The City of North Bay recently approved several contracts for upcoming work – including over $2 million for construction of the West Link extension awarded to Pedersen Construction (2013) Inc.

According to a staff report, the West Link project is the final phase of the recreational pathway connecting the city’s north and south ends.

The new multi-use pathway will is part of the Voyageur Cycling Route from Sudbury to Ottawa and has two-way sections separated from the road by a curb and a section of bike lanes on Main Street.

Pedersen was the lowest of three bids received at $2.2 million.

Other recently approved contracts:

  • Canor Construction Inc. was awarded a $282,000 contract to replace the weigh scale at the Merrick Landfill – the lowest of three bids. According to a staff report, the old scale will be repurposed internally by the city’s public works department.
  • Brook Restoration Ltd. was awarded a $464,600 contract for structural repairs and waterproofing to the parking garage on McIntyre Street W.
  • Bruman Construction was awarded a $1.1 million contract for the reconstruction of Carriage Crescent – the lowest of eight bids. Granular material will be replaced, storm sewers, sanitary sewer maintenance holes will be replaced.

A recommendation to award Venasse Buildings Group Inc. a $520,000 contract for renovations to the city’s customer service centre was withdrawn.


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