The Construction Contract for Cowichan River Flood Protection Program – Phase 2, Dikes Project No. ES-019-15 has been awarded to Stone Pacific Contracting Ltd. for the tendered amount of $3,199,900.00 plus GST. The CVRD and their Partners, the City of Duncan and Cowichan Tribes have awarded the contract to Stone Pacific, a local Contractor, as a result of a competitive tender process. The $3.2 million construction project will start immediately and with an expected construction schedule completion by March of 2016. The work is concentrated around four new dikes in the north and south of the Cowichan River between Allenby Road Bridge and the Silver Bridge on Highway One. The public and businesses should be aware of increased traffic in these areas and the CVRD and their Partners, in advance apologize for any inconvenience during the construction period.
The construction is part of a $4.2 million project funded by the BCF-CC Flood Protection Program, with the Federal and Provincial government and the Partners, providing one third share each for the project.