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United Kingdom-Inverness: Engineering works and construction works
Section I: Contracting authority
Main address: http://www.highland.gov.uk/
Address of the buyer profile: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA00045
Main address: http://www.highland.gov.uk
Address of the buyer profile: http://www.highland.gov.uk
Section II: Object
Smithton and Culloden Flood Protection Scheme.
Works at 4 separate locations on the Smithton Burn and Culloden Burn to provide a catchment wide flood protection scheme.
Works at 4 separate locations on the Smithton Burn and Culloden Burn to provide a catchment wide flood protection scheme, including:
Murray Terrace: Removal of a 1 m diameter concrete culvert pipe and approximately 8 000 m3 overburden and replacement with an open naturalised channel, incorporating step pools, reinforced concrete channel and natural channel bed. An 8 m span timber footbridge and connecting footpaths are included.
Smithton Park: De-culverting of the Smithton Burn beneath Smithton Park and replacement with an open naturalised channel, incorporating rock armour step pools. Formation of a flood storage basin (approximate capacity — 12 000 m3) with associated embankments and flow control device incorporated into a reinforced concrete headwall structure. A new precast concrete box culvert under Murray Road is to be constructed whilst maintaining traffic flow. Enhancement of amenity provision within Smithon Park will be provided by means of two 7-a-side football pitches, new path network and associated landscaping
Redburn Avenue: Replacement of a concrete pipe culvert (approximate diameter 1 m) with a new larger box culvert within private gardens. Associated reinstatement works include reinstatement of garden lawns, fencing, hedging and planting of new trees.
Culloden Park: Formation of a flood storage basin (approximate capacity — 17 000 m3) with realigned open naturalised channel, incorporating embankments, vehicle access track (complete with bridge) and flow control headwall structure. Enhancement of amenity provision within Culloden Park will be provided by means of a new full sized football pitch, new path network, footbridge and associated landscaping. A new wetland area will be created incorporating a timber walkway and dipping platform.
Objective criteria as stated in the procurement documents.
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
Section IV: Procedure
Section VI: Complementary information
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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 Contractor will be expected to deliver Specified Benefits relating to school / industry visits, curriculum centred talks and work placements. Other Supplementary Benefits may also apply.
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