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Basic Information

Reference Number


Issuing Organization

City of Calgary

Solicitation Type

RFQ - Request for Quote (Formal)

Solicitation Number



Custom Enclosed End Dump Trailer

Source ID




Canada, Alberta, Calgary and Area

Delivery Point

651-25th Avenue S.E., Calgary, Alberta (Asphalt Plant, Manchester Yard)

Purchase Type

Duration: 1 year



2018-10-11 11:25 MDT

Question Acceptance Deadline

2018-10-30 16:00 MDT

Questions are submitted online


Closing Date

2018-11-01 16:00 MDT

Contact Information

Katie Chung



The City of Calgary requies the supply and delivery of one (1) fifth wheel tri axle end dump trailer with a custom enclosure. This unit will be used for the emptying of the City’s Asphalt Plant dust silo. The dust is a fine material and needs to be contained in the trailer for transport.
Minimum requirements are:

  • Three (3) axles rated at 9072 kg (20,000lbs) or greater with anti-lock braking system (ABS) on all axles;
  • Aluminum rims ;
  • At least 30’ in length;
  • Maximum of 37’ in length;
  • Custom built enclosure with three (3) hatches to allow for cleaning and ventilation. ;
  • Enclosure requires a 6 ¼” diameter fill port and threaded cap centered on top of trailer;
  • Fixed safety rail and catwalk on top of trailer;
  • Folding ladder on back of end gate;
  • Linexed box;
  • Box vibrator;
  • Rubber gasket around tailgate;
  • Two (2) screw type latches on the end gate for additional securement;
  • Ability to dump airbags externally;
  • Heavy duty landing gear;
  • Required to comply with all Canadian Acts, Laws and Regulations as outlined by Transport Canada and the Province of Alberta traffic acts, regulations, and guidelines;
  • Trailer National Safety Mark (NSM) must be affixed by the final stage manufacturer.

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Bid Submission Process

Bid Submission Type

Electronic Bid Submission


In attached document

Bid Documents List
Item Name Description Mandatory
Bid Documents Documents defining the proposal Yes
Additional Bidding Instructions

Refer to PART 2 - RFQ PROCESS for full details.

  • Responses to the Reqest for Quote must be submitted electronically on MERX under this opportunity at www.calgary.MERX.com.
  • The submission receipt provided electronically by MERX upon submission of a Response will indicate the date and time of submission.
  • Bidders to complete fields and forms provided on the RFQ document.

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