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Supplies - 134525-2020

19/03/2020    S56    Supplies - Prior information notice without call for competition - Not applicable 

United Kingdom-Birmingham: Road equipment

2020/S 056-134525

Prior information notice

This notice is for prior information only

Supplies

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: Highways England
Postal address: The Cube, 199 Wharfside Street
Town: Birmingham
NUTS code: UK
Postal code: B1 1RN
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: RoadsideTechnologyTeam@highwaysengland.co.uk

Internet address(es):

Main address: https://highwaysengland.co.uk

I.2)Information about joint procurement
I.3)Communication
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
National or federal agency/office
I.5)Main activity
General public services

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement
II.1.1)Title:

Highways England Stopped Vehicle Detection

II.1.2)Main CPV code
34920000
II.1.3)Type of contract
Supplies
II.1.4)Short description:

Highways England requires a Stopped Vehicle Detection (SVD) solution to detect individual stopped vehicles in live lanes on Smart Motorway All Lane Running sections of the Network in England. The SVD solution must enable early intervention and the setting of road signals that notify road users of the presence of the stopped vehicle. Highways England intends to procure a framework which it is envisaged will comprise a minimum of two lots as further detailed in this Prior Information Notice (PIN).

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 32 000 000.00 GBP
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: yes
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:
Lot No: 1
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
34920000
38115100
48000000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UK
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Lot 1:

• to provide a Stopped Vehicle Detection (SVD) radar solution;

• roadside installation will be undertaken by third parties but the supplier will be required to commission the radar solution and may be required to support installation;

• detection technology and a supporting system which provide operators in our Regional Operational Centres with stopped vehicle alerts, enabling action to be taken to intervene;

• the solution will need to be capable of detecting any vehicle permitted to use motorways;

• lot 1 will be to meet immediate radar solution requirements. Production will commence on or around framework award, to facilitate immediate roll out, estimated to be 300-800 units, with an estimated value of GBP 7 000 000 to GBP 16 000 000.

Lot 1 – will cover immediate requirements for the provision and commissioning of a radar solution on the Strategic Road Network (SRN) that meets Highways England standards and will be published with the contract notice. The supplier will need to be capable of supplying and commissioning (and therefore will need to ensure arrangements for production of units are in place) immediately following framework award (envisaged to be awarded in Summer 2020). Given the requirement for immediate production, the solution must have already been successfully tested on the SRN. This lot will be for a single supplier and the estimated value is envisaged to be between GBP 7 000 000 and GBP 16 000 000.

II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:
Lot No: 2
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
34920000
38115100
48000000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UK
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Lot 2:

• to provide a Stopped Vehicle Detection (SVD) radar and/or other technology solution;

• roadside installation will be undertaken by third parties but the supplier will be required to commission the solution and may be required to support installation;

• detection technology and a supporting system which provide operators in our Regional Operational Centres with stopped vehicle alerts, enabling action to be taken to intervene;

• the solution will need to be capable of detecting any vehicle permitted to use motorways;

• lot 2 will be to meet short/medium term radar and/or other technology solution requirements, with a value estimated to be between GBP 7 000 000 and GBP 16 000 000.

Lot 2 – will cover short/medium term requirements for provision and commissioning of a radar and/or other technology solutions on the SRN that meets that meets Highways England standards and will be published with the contract notice. For radar and/or other technology solutions which have not already been tested on the SRN, Highways England will facilitate testing of the solution on the SRN following framework award and it is intended to be a condition of participation in any mini-competition that the solution will have been successfully tested on the SRN. Framework award will take place in Summer/Autumn 2020. This lot will be for multi-suppliers and the estimated value is envisaged to be between GBP 7 000 000 and GBP 16 000 000.

II.2.14)Additional information
II.3)Estimated date of publication of contract notice:
20/04/2020

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description
IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: yes

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3)Additional information:

Next steps:

The indicative date for OJEU contract notice is 20 April 2020.

All procurement documents will be issued with the contract notice. All procurement documents relating to SVD will be available to download free of charge from the resourcing portal BravoSolutions (https://highways.bravosolution.co.uk). You will be required to create an account.

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
16/03/2020