United Kingdom-Manchester: Construction work for highways, roads
Section I: Contracting authority
Main address: http://www.manchester.gov.uk
Address of the buyer profile: http://www.manchester.gov.uk
Section II: Object
TC103 Winter Gritting Services
The contract is for the provision of stand by and response services and equipment to lay a measured amount of rock salt or other de-icing materials on roadways, or remove snow during winter periods only, to prevent or remove hazard caused by frost, ice or snow formation, all to the written instruction of the City Council.
The contract is intended to enable the provision of the winter services, including the gritting of, and clearing snow from, public highways for which the City Council is Highway Authority and other areas. The work will involve pre-treatment salt gritting to prevent ice from forming on highway surfaces; post-treatment following the formation of ice and the clearance of snow and associated works, either on a predetermined basis along standard routes or on a reactive basis.
There will be an option to extend the contract for a further 2 years.
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
Section IV: Procedure
New contractor must have been appointed and be ready to mobilise in time for the 2019 gritting season.
Section VI: Complementary information