The tender process for the project is set to start with the request for qualification (RFQ), which is scheduled to be launched in mid December this year.
The Stoney CNG Transit Bus Garage PPP project involves the development of a indoor vehicle storage with capacity to accommodate of approximately 400 buses, 40 maintenance bays, two steam bays, on-site natural gas compression, and compressed natural gas storage distribution infrastructure, and administrative facilities.
The project will be developed on a design, build, finance and maintenance (DBFM) basis for a period of 30 years.
The total project investment is estimated at CAD$274 million. It is expected that the Government of Canada, through the P3 Canada Fund, will provide an investment of up to CAD$48.4 million toward the construction of the facility.
This CNG Transit Garage initiative responds to the following pressures on Calgary Transit's bus storage and maintenance capacity:
See tender ad:http://www.merx.com/English/SUPPLIER_Menu.asp?WCE=Show&TAB=1&PORTAL=MERX&State