United Kingdom-Edinburgh: Road construction works
Section I: Contracting authority
Main address: http://www.edinburgh.gov.uk
Address of the buyer profile: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA00290
Section II: Object
Transport and Infrastructure Framework.
Framework to provide contractors to carry out construction, repair and maintenance work to the City of Edinburgh's road network.
Carriageway, Footway and Cycleway Construction and redesign
All civil engineering, street lighting and traffic signals works and minor public realm works required for the following types of project:
Junction Improvements (including Traffic Signals)
Construction of new roads
Traffic Calming, including Safer Routes to Schools and 20 mph Zones.
Cycleway/Footway Construction and Reconstruction
New and Refurbished Puffin and Toucan Crossings
Construction or reconstruction of carriageways and other paved areas with natural stone setts or block paving,
Construction of footways using natural stone or concrete flags and kerbs and channels using natural stone or concrete products.
bituminous surfacing in carriageways and footways.
Drainage works including the laying of pipe networks, combined Kerb drainage systems, catchpits, manholes, permeable block paving and any relevant SUDs Systems.
2 X 12 month extensions. The estimated value at II.2.6 is the four year maximum framework agreement term.
Major Carriageway and Footway Maintenance, Schemes greater than approximately 150 000 GBP value
Resurfacing or reconstruction of bituminous carriageways and footways including, but not limited to, planing and other excavation, surfacing, adjustments to street furniture and buried services, laying high friction surfacing and road markings, kerbing works, drop crossings, construction or removal of refuge islands, installation of bollards and traffic signs, drainage and ducting works, alterations to services and landscaping works.
Major Carriageway and Footway Maintenance (Schemes up to approximately 150 000 GBP value)
2 x 12 month extension periods. The estimated value at II.2.6 is the four year maximum framework agreement term.
Carriageway and Footway Patching, Resurfacing and Associated Work
The works involve undertaking permanent patching repairs and jet patching to defective bituminous carriageway and footway surfaces, including adjustment of street furniture and associated works.
Works include, but are not limited to, planing and other excavation, surfacing, adjustments to street furniture and buried services, laying high friction surfacing and road markings, kerbing works, drop crossings, installation of bollards, drainage and ducting works and adjustment of street furniture.
2 x 12 month periods. The estimated value at II.2.6 is the four year maximum framework agreement term.
Installation / Removal of Road Markings — Provision of Daily Squad
The works involve the provision of 2-man daily squad/s and vehicles and equipment to carry out installation and/or removal of thermoplastic road markings throughout Edinburgh, including roads and carriageways, car parks, cycleways and other external locations. Works must be to British Standards BS EN 1436:2007 + A1 2008.
Street Lighting Installation Works
The works involve the installation of new Street Lighting including, but not limited to, the removal and installation of Lighting columns, wall brackets, lanterns, extension sleeve brackets, all cabling and electrical works, numbering of columns, laying ducting, tracking, preparing and painting of lighting columns, wall brackets and name plates. Works will require setting and removal of temporary traffic management and permanent re-instatement of both footway and carriageway. Street Lighting columns, extension sleeves, lanterns and column numbers for these works will normally be supplied by the Authority but on occasion may need to be supplied by contractor. All other materials supplied by the Bidder will be to the Authority specification. All work to Scottish Power electricity supply cables shall be undertaken by Scottish Power.
Maintenance of Surface Water Drainage Systems and Associated Works
The work involves the provision of specialist vehicles & equipment to carry out routine and emergency cleaning of surface water road drainage systems throughout Edinburgh. The works involve but are not restricted to gully cleaning, high pressure jetting of drainage pipes and camera survey works. Civil's works are not included within the scope of this Lot.
2 x 12 month extensions. The estimated value at II.2.6 is the four year maximum framework agreement term.
Design and application of Proprietary surface treatments to carriageways and footways including;
— Surface Dressing
— Slurry Surfacing
— Insitu Recycling
— Ex Situ Recycling
— Other Proprietary Surface Treatments.
Work must comply with the Specification for Highway Works and Code of Practise for Surface Dressing.
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
Please refer to individual lots for requirements.
Please refer to individual lots for any contract performance conditions.
Section IV: Procedure
Section VI: Complementary information
The Contracting Authority does not intend to include a sub-contract clause as part of community benefits (as per Section 25 of the Procurement Reform (Scotland) Act 2014) in this contract for the following reason:
Individual project values do not merit Sub-contract clause.
Community benefits are included in this requirement. For more information see: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/info/InfoCentre.aspx?ID=2361
A summary of the expected community benefits has been provided as follows:
The City of Edinburgh Council (the Council) is committed to achieving and maximising Community Benefits through its procurement activities. Community benefits are contractual clauses included in Council contracts based on offers from our Providers to deliver a range of economic, social or environmental benefits when delivering Council works, services and supplies. Providers are required to support the Council's economic and social regeneration objectives.
Following admission to the Framework your organisation will be contacted by a Council representative who will engage with your organisation throughout the contracted period in fulfilling the delivery of the required Community Benefits. The delivery of Community Benefits due must be made in collaboration with the Council and will cover such areas as Improving Education, Improving Employability, Supply Chain and Local Community.
Internet address: http://www.edinburgh.gov.uk
A tenderer that suffers loss as a result of a breach of duty under the Public Contracts (Scotland) Regulations 2015 may bring proceedings in the Sheriff Court or the Court of Session. The City of Edinburgh Council (the Council) will have a minimum standstill period of 10 days before awarding the contract. The communication of the award decision notice will be sent by fax or e-mail to all tenderers with the standstill period commencing on the next day. If proceedings are started in the Sheriff Court or the Court of Session against the Council in respect of the decision to award the contract within the standstill period then the Council is prevented from awarding the contract. Post contract award the Sheriff Court or the Court of Session may (1) award damages provided proceedings are brought within 3 months from the date when the grounds for the bringing of the proceedings first arose (2) be entitled to issue an ineffectiveness order or impose a financial penalty on the Council. A claim for an ineffectiveness order must be made within 30 days of the Contract Award Notice being published in the OJEU or within 30 days of the date those who expressed an interest in or otherwise bid for the contract were informed of the conclusion of the contract or in any other case within 6 months from the date on which the contract was entered into.