Works - 153665-2017

25/04/2017    S80

United Kingdom-Wigan: Dual carriageway construction work

2017/S 080-153665

Contract notice


Legal Basis:
Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: Wigan Council
Postal address: Town Hall, Library Street
Town: Wigan
Postal code: WN1 1YN
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Mr Mike Orrell
Telephone: +44 1942489361

Internet address(es):

Main address:

Address of the buyer profile:

I.2)Information about joint procurement
The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at:
Additional information can be obtained from another address:
Official name: The Chest
Town: Internet Accessible
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: All communications including questions, requests for clarification and additional information relating to this procurement procedure must be made via The Chest's messaging facility available when logged into the portal.

Internet address(es):

Main address:

Address of the buyer profile:

Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via:
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Regional or local authority
I.5)Main activity
General public services

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

Design and Construction of the A49 Goose Green to Westwood Park Link Road.

Reference number: DN252720
II.1.2)Main CPV code
45233224 Dual carriageway construction work
II.1.3)Type of contract
II.1.4)Short description:

The Council is looking for expressions of interest for the design and construction of a new high capacity route into Wigan town centre from the south of the borough, improving access to the town centre and to the motorway network. The proposed A49 Goose Green to Westwood Park Link Road is a connection from the existing A49 Warrington Road roundabout at Goose Green continuing through Westwood Park, north of Pearson's Flash up to and including improvements to Chapel Lane/Poolstock Lane Junction. The Council is seeking to appoint one contractor to complete work. The scheme will consist of approximately 2.3 km of new dual 2-lane carriageway which includes an upgrade from single 2 lane to dual 2-lane carriageway along the existing Westwood Park internal access road. The scheme will incorporate three new major structures to bridge existing watercourses, canals and a primary road, the widening of an existing canal overbridge plus two new footbridges, a new culvert and two new retaining walls.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 14 000 000.00 GBP
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
45233100 Construction work for highways, roads
45233120 Road construction works
45233130 Construction work for highways
71322000 Engineering design services for the construction of civil engineering works
II.2.3)Place of performance
Main site or place of performance:

Wigan, Greater Manchester, United Kingdom.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The Council is inviting expressions of interest to participate in the tender for the design and construction of the A49 Westwood to Goose Green Link Road. The procurement is being conducted using the restricted procedure. Interested parties are required to complete and upload a pre qualification document which is available via the Council's procurement portal — the Chest

The full procurement process will be carried out electronically, via the portal.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents
II.2.6)Estimated value
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Start: 20/10/2017
End: 28/06/2019
This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited
Envisaged number of candidates: 5
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates:

As detailed in the Pre Qualification Documentation.

II.2.10)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues
II.2.13)Information about European Union funds
The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions for participation
III.1.1)Suitability to pursue the professional activity, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
List and brief description of conditions:

As detailed in the procurement documents ( the pre qualification documentation).

III.1.2)Economic and financial standing
Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
III.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:
III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1.1)Type of procedure
Restricted procedure
IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
IV.1.4)Information about reduction of the number of solutions or tenders during negotiation or dialogue
IV.1.6)Information about electronic auction
IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: yes
IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
Date: 22/05/2017
Local time: 16:00
IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
Date: 16/06/2017
IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:
IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Official name: Wigan Council
Postal address: Town Hall, Library Street
Town: Wigan
Postal code: WN1 1YN
Country: United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1942827463

Internet address:

VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.4.3)Review procedure
Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

In accordance with Part 3 — Remedies, Chapter 5 — Facilitation of Remedies, Regulations 86/87 (information about contract award procedures and the application of the standstill period prior to contract award) and Part 3 — Remedies, Chapter 6 — Applications to the Court, Regulation 91 (enforcement of obligations) etc. of the EU Public Contracts Regulations 2015.

VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: