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Supply and Delivery of Street Sign Blanks and Blades




Supply and Delivery of Street Sign Blanks and Blades


Request for Applications for Standing Offer Agreements


Materials shall meet the requirements specified below. All supplied blanks and blades are preferred to be made of virgin non-recycled materials; alternative blanks and blades made of recycled materials should be indicated within Schedule B. For each alternative product listed, a specification sheet shall be attached to the submission.  Blanks and blades supplied shall be in accordance with the current British Columbia Ministry of Transportation Traffic Sign Fabrication Specifications, including the substrate material and the following appropriate requirements:

(a)  Aluminum

  • Finished sign shall be flat within a maximum allowable deflection of 0.005(D) where ‘D’ is the maximum dimension of the sign blank in any direction;
  • Sheet Aluminum shall be nominal thickness of 2 mm (0.081”) flat sheet tension leveled;
  • Sign grade aluminum alloy 5052-H38 conforming to the requirements of ASTM B209M;
  • Made of non-recycled materials – preferred;
  • Finish – continuous, smooth, uniform.

(b)        Dimensions

  • For shape and dimensions refer to Schedule A-2 Drawings;
  • The dimensions of the sign blank shall be within 1.5 mm of those specified.

RFA-SOA Document for download: 
Street Sign Blanks and Blades (.pdf)
Schedule B - Application for a Standing Offer Agreement (.doc)

Addendum No. 1 (.pdf)
Issue Date:  January 29, 2019

Addendum No. 2 (.pdf)
Issue Date:  January 31, 2019

Addendum No. 3 (.pdf)
Issue Date:  February 1, 2019

If the City determines that an amendment is required to this RFA-SOA, the contact person will issue a written addendum by posting it on the BC Bid Website at (the “BC Bid Website”) and the City Website at (the “City Website”) that will form part of this RFA-SOA. It is the responsibility of Applicants to check the BC Bid Website and the City Website for addenda. The only way this RFA-SOA may be added to, or amended in any way, is by a formal written addendum. No other communication, whether written or oral, from any person will affect or modify the terms of this RFA-SOA or may be relied upon by any Applicant. By delivery of an Application, Applicant is deemed to have received, accepted and understood the entire RFA-SOA including, any and all addenda.

All inquiries related to this request for RFA-SOA should be directed in writing to the contact person named below.

Closing Date:

Prefer to receive Applications on or before February 7, 2019.


Richard D. Oppelt
Purchasing Manager
Finance Department
Tel: (604) 590-7274


Sherine Industries Ltd.




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