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United Kingdom-Maidstone: Construction work for highways

2015/S 099-178461

Contract notice

Works

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)

Kent County Council
County Hall, Kent
For the attention of: Mr Steve Brown
ME14 1XQ Maidstone
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 3000414815
E-mail: steve.brown@devon.gov.uk

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: http://www.kent.gov.uk/

Electronic access to information: https://www.kentbusinessportal.org.uk/

Electronic submission of tenders and requests to participate: https://www.kentbusinessportal.org.uk/

Further information can be obtained from: Kent County Council
County Hall, Kent
For the attention of: Mr Steve Brown
ME14 1XQ Maidstone
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 3000414815
E-mail: steve.brown@devon.gov.uk

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: Kent County Council
County Hall, Kent
For the attention of: Mr Steve Brown
ME14 1XQ Maidstone
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 3000414815
E-mail: steve.brown@devon.gov.uk

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: Kent County Council
County Hall, Kent
Contact point(s): Mr Steve Brown
For the attention of: Mr Steve Brown
ME14 1XQ Maidstone
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 3000414815
E-mail: steve.brown@devon.gov.uk

I.2)Type of the contracting authority
Regional or local authority
I.3)Main activity
General public services
I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities
The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: no

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description
II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:
SS1477 — Rathmore Road Link (Gravesham).
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance
Works
Execution

NUTS code UKJ4

II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)
The notice involves a public contract
II.1.4)Information on framework agreement
II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)
Kent County Council is seeking a suitable contractor to complete the following works:
Rathmore Road Link is a new singleway carriageway link between Stone Street and Darnley Road within Gravesend Town centre. It moves the existing town centre one way system traffic from Clive Road onto the new link to the south of Gravesend Station. The scheme removes severance and integrates the Station and public transport facilities with town centre. The south side of the Station drop -off area is improved with other public real improvements to Clive Road and old Rathmore Road. The scheme complements earlier improvements to the Civic Centre area between Stone Street and Windmill Street.
The scheme is supported by funding from the Kent Thameside Homes and Roads Programme and Local Growth Funding allocated to the South East Local Enterprise Partnership by the Department of Transport in July 2014.
The key features include:
— a new single carriageway link road between Stone Street and Darnley Road ( crossing an existing car park and requiring demolition of a terraced house) approximately 260 m in length;
— right turn lane provision into an improved Station forecourt area;
— widening of Railway Place carriageway over Network Road structure;
— public realm improvements to the Station forecourt area, old Rathmore Road and Clive Road;
— traffic signal junctions of the Link with Stone Street and Darnley Road and at the Stone Street / Clive Road / Railway Place junction and other signal controlled or zebra crossing pedestrian/cycle crossings;
— demolition of No. 13 Darnley Road and party wall works to new gable end to No 15 Darnley Road;
— Re surfacing and remarking of residual retained carpark with some kerbing and drainage;
— acoustic fence approximately 225 m in length;
— demolition and rebuild including use of recovered granite of existing retaining wall approximately 150 m in length;
— diversion of major services.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

45233130, 45233100

II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): yes
II.1.8)Lots
II.1.9)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 2 000 000 and 6 000 000 GBP
II.2.2)Information about options
Options: no
II.2.3)Information about renewals
This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion
Duration in months: 18 (from the award of the contract)

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:
The Contracting Authority reserves the right to require deposits, guarantees, bonds, warranties and other forms of appropriate security. As defined in the Tender documentation.
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
As defined in the Tender documentation.
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:
PleNo special legal form will be required. In the case of organisations applying as a consortia or joint venture, full details for each member is required. It will be necessary for each member to sign an undertaking that they shall be jointly and severally liable, or to require a single provider to take primary liability, for the performance of the contract.
III.1.4)Other particular conditions
The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: yes
Description of particular conditions: Description of particular conditions: As defined in the Tender documentation.
III.2)Conditions for participation
III.2.1)Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Any supplier may be disqualified who:
(a) is bankrupt or is being wound up, where his affairs are being administered by the court, where he has entered into an arrangement with creditors, where he has suspended business activities or is in any analogous situation arising from a similar procedure under national laws and regulations;
(b) is the subject of proceedings for a declaration of bankruptcy, for an order compulsory winding up the administration by the court or of an arrangement with creditors or of any other similar proceedings undernational laws and regulations;
(c) has been convicted by a judgment which has the force of res judicata in accordance with the legal provisions of the country of any offence concerning his professional conduct;
(d) has been guilty of grave professional misconduct proven by any means which the contract authorities can demonstrate;
(e) has not fulfilled obligations relating to the payment of social security contributions in accordance with the legal provisions of the country in which he is established or with those of the country of the contracting authority;
(f) has not fulfilled obligations relating to the payment of taxes in accordance with the legal provisions of the country in which he is established or with those of the country of the contracting authority;
(g) is guilty of serious misrepresentation in supplying the information required under this Section or has not supplied such information;
(h) has been the subject of a conviction for participation in a criminal organization, as defined in Article 2(1) of Council Joint Action 98/733/JHA;
(i) has been the subject of a conviction for corruption, as defined in Article 3 of the Council Act of 26 May 1972 and Article 3(1) of Council Joint Action 98/742/JHA3 respectively;
(j) has been the subject of a conviction for fraud within the meaning of Article 1 of the Convention relating to the protection of the financial interests of the European Communities;
(k) has been the subject of a conviction for money laundering, as defined in Article 1 of Council Directive 91/308/EEC of 10 June 1991 on prevention of the use of the financial system for the purpose of money laundering.
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: As set out in the Pre-Qualification Documentation.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: As set out in the Pre-Qualification Documentation.
III.2.3)Technical capacity
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
As set out in the Pre-Qualification Documentation.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
As set out in the Pre-Qualification Documentation.
III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts
III.3)Conditions specific to services contracts
III.3.1)Information about a particular profession
Execution of the service is reserved to a particular profession: no
III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service
Legal persons should indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff responsible for the execution of the service: no

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
Restricted
IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate
Envisaged minimum number 5: and maximum number 6
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates: Organisational Information — For Information. Organisational Information for non-UK Businesses — For Information. Parent Company Guarantee and Performance Bond — Pass/Fail. Grounds for Mandatory Rejection — Pass/Fail. Grounds for Discretionary Rejection — Pass/Fail. Health and Safety — Pass/Fail. Financial Information — Pass/Fail. Insurance — Pass/Fail. Diversity — Pass/Fail. General — For Information. Case Study A — 20 % Case Study B — 10 %. Case study C — 10 %. Reference A — 10 %. Reference B — 5 %. Reference C — 5 %. Technical Ability — 40 % Declaration — Pass/Fail.
IV.1.3)Reduction of the number of operators during the negotiation or dialogue
Recourse to staged procedure to gradually reduce the number of solutions to be discussed or tenders to be negotiated no
IV.2)Award criteria
IV.2.1)Award criteria
The most economically advantageous tender in terms of the criteria stated in the specifications, in the invitation to tender or to negotiate or in the descriptive document
IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction
An electronic auction will be used: no
IV.3)Administrative information
IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority:
SS1477
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract
IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document
Payable documents: no
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
17.6.2015 - 12:00
IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
24.8.2015
IV.3.6)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up
English.
IV.3.7)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders
Persons authorised to be present at the opening of tenders: no

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about European Union funds
The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
VI.3)Additional information

Further information about Kent County Council can be found at http://www.kent.gov.uk Expressions of Interest must be by way of completion and return of a Pre-qualification Questionnaire via the Council's e-tendering system Pro-Contract, by the date and time specified in IV.3.4. Tenderers are required to register their company details on the Pro-Contract, e-tendering system. No charge is made for registration or access to this system. Full details and user guides on how to register and operate the system are available via the link http://www.kentbusinessportal.org.uk There will be no hard copy documents issued to organisations and all communications with the Council including the submission of PQQ and Tender Responses will be conducted via the Kent Business Portal — ProContract. No supplier briefing will be held as part of this PQQ.

VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures
VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
18.5.2015