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United Kingdom-Birmingham: Construction work for highways, roads
Section I: Contracting authority
Main address: www.highwaysengland.co.uk
Section II: Object
South West Construction Works Framework Temporary Traffic Management (Lot 11B).
The location of works in the South West covers areas 1 & 2 of Highways England network. For further information please see contract documentation where a more defined description is provided.
The Contracting Authority intends to use an eTendering system in this procurement exercise and reserves the right to use a reverse auction.
South West CWF Temporary Traffic Management South
Supply of materials, plant and labour for the installation, maintenance and removal of temporary traffic management including temporary road markings and road studs, temporary safety barrier systems, temporary speed enforcement systems, temporary CCTV systems, management of breakdown recovery services. There will be a requirement to provide temporary traffic management services to cover emergency situations and incidents — rapid response. These activities are also required to support the delivery of technology maintenance currently provided by the SWRTMC. There will be a requirement to provide these services to cover emergency situations and incidents — rapid response. Covers the South region of South West.
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
As stated in the Instruction for Tenderers; Annex 1 Selection Questionnaire; Annex 3 Quality Submission A; Annex 4 Quality Submission B.
Section IV: Procedure
Section VI: Complementary information
The Contracting Authority will use an eTendering system in this procurement exercise and reserves the right to use a reverse auction. How to take part in this Tender:
1. Register your company on the eSourcing portal (this is only required once) — visit https://highways.bravosolution.co.uk and click the link to register — Accept the terms and conditions and click ‘continue’ — Enter your business and user details — Note the username you chose and click ‘Save’ when complete — You will shortly receive an email with your unique password.
2. Express an Interest in the tender — Login to the portal — Click the ‘PQQs/ITTs Open to All Suppliers’ link. (These are Pre-Qualification Questionnaires or Invitations to Tender open to any registered supplier). Click on the relevant PQQ/ITT to access the content. Click the ‘Express Interest’ button at the top of this page. This will move the PQQ/ITT into your ‘My PQQs/ My ITT's page. (This is a secure area reserved for your projects only). You can access any attachments by clicking the “Buyer Attachments” in the “PQQ/ITT Details box.
3. Responding to the tender — Click ‘My Response’ under ‘PQQ/ITT Details’ , you can ‘Create Response’ or ‘Decline to Respond’ (please give a reason if declining). You can use the ‘Messages’ function to communicate with the buyer and seek any clarification. Note the deadline for completion, then follow the onscreen instructions to complete the PQQ/ITT. There may be a mixture of online and offline actions for you to perform (there is detailed online help available). Submit your reply using the 'Submit Response” button at the top of the page. If you require any further assistance please consult online help, or contact the eTendering help desk.
Tender documentation for contracts over 10,000 GBP will be published on a Powered by BravoSolution eSourcing Technology single website, made available to the public. You should also be aware that if your bid is successful the resulting contract will be published. In some circumstances, limited redactions will be made to tender documentation and/or contracts before they are published in order to comply with existing law, to protect commercial interests and for the protection of national security. This procurement falls within the scope of HM Revenue and Customs’ Construction Industry Scheme. Successful Contractors may be required to fulfil the duties of the Principal Contractor under the Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2015. The Contract Data will confirm the details of the relevant contract dates and durations. It is mandatory for new Central Government contracts, which feature characteristics involving the handling of personal data and ICT systems designed to store or process data at the OFFICIAL level of the Government Security Classifications scheme (link below), to comply with Cyber Essentials. https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/government-security-classifications
All potential tenderers for Central Government contracts, featuring the above characteristics, should be aware of the requirements for the appropriate level of certification. Further information: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/cyber-essentials-scheme-overview
The tenderer with the most economically advantageous tender will be required to accept the Highways England Fair Payment Charter as a condition of acceptance of their tender. The estimated range of values quoted in Section II.2.1 are per annum figures. In accordance with clauses 53 and 54 of the contract Highways England intends to work with the winning bidder to explore opportunities for further efficiencies and improvements; discussions will take place during the mobilisation period. Highways England reserve the right to invite or not invite variant bids at their sole discretion. Further information will be set out in the Tender Documents. Contract dates stated are indicative, and may be subject to change.
Highways England will incorporarte a minimum 10 day standstill period at the point information on award of the contract is communicated to tenderers. Appeals should be lodged in accordance with the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 (SI 2006 No 5) as amended.