Works - 204985-2019

03/05/2019    S86    - - Works - Contract notice - Restricted procedure 

United Kingdom-Exeter: Construction work

2019/S 086-204985

Contract notice

Works

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Devon County Council
County Hall, topsham Road
Exeter
EX2 4QD
United Kingdom
Contact person: Mr Simon Davis
Telephone: +44 1392383000
E-mail: simon.davis@devon.gov.uk
NUTS code: UKK43

Internet address(es):

Main address: http://www.devon.gov.uk

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.supplyingthesouthwest.org.uk

I.2)Information about joint procurement
I.3)Communication
The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: http://www.supplyingthesouthwest.org.uk
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: http://www.supplyingthesouthwest.org.uk
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
II.1.1)Title:

CP1629-18 North Devon Link Road

Reference number: DN370137
II.1.2)Main CPV code
45000000
II.1.3)Type of contract
Works
II.1.4)Short description:

Devon County Council wish to appoint a Contractor to undertake the design and build road scheme on the A361 North Devon Link Road. The scheme extends between Portmore Roundabout (outskirts of Barnstaple) and Filleigh Cutting (approximately 3 miles north of South Molton), also incorporating Hacche Lane and Borner’s Bridge junctions (UK Ordnance Survey grid ref 259013,131859)

The road currently carries 2 lanes of traffic with T-junctions at Landkey and Hacche Lane and staggered crossroads at West Buckland and Borner’s Bridge. A number of structures are also included within the site. The scheme comprises widening of pavement and structures to include sections of 2+1 carriageway, junction improvements at Landkey, West Buckland, Hacche Lane and Borner’s Bridge. Areas where no widening is proposed will include upgrades to the existing pavement and vehicle restraint systems.

The successful Contractor must be on site and works begun prior to the end of November 2020.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 55 000 000.00 GBP
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
45000000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKK43
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The scheme extends between Portmore Roundabout and Filleigh Cutting, on the A361 North Devon Link Road also incorporating Hacche Lane and Borner’s Bridge junctions (UK Ordnance Survey grid ref 259013,131859)

The road currently carries 2 lanes of traffic with T-junctions at Landkey and Hacche Lane and staggered crossroads at West Buckland and Borner’s Bridge. A number of structures are also included within the site. The scheme comprises widening of pavement and structures to include sections of 2+1 carriageway, junction improvements at Landkey, West Buckland, Hacche Lane and Borner’s Bridge. Areas where no widening is proposed will include upgrades to the existing pavement and Vehicle Restraint Systems.. A comprehensive list of the structures within the site is included in the contract documentation.

The scheme includes but is not limited to:

— a grade separated junction at West Buckland,

— new roundabout at Borner’s Bridge and Landkey,

— new footbridges at Portmore and Landkey,

— widening of the carriageway and associated structures,

— upgrades to existing road and structures,

— average speed cameras,

— fencing,

— ecological works,

— widening of the highway earthworks,

— new carriageway drainage,

— existing services diversions,

— fencing,

— streetlighting,

— road restraint systems and parapets,

— standard traffic signs,

— highway landscaping’s.

The successful Contractor must be on site and works begun prior to the end of November 2020.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Criteria below
Cost criterion - Name: Price / Weighting: 70
Cost criterion - Name: Quality / Weighting: 30
II.2.6)Estimated value
Value excluding VAT: 55 000 000.00 GBP
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 36
This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited
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

The maximum allowable duration for the works is 36 months.

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
III.1.2)Economic and financial standing
III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
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)Description
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
Notice number in the OJ S: 2018/S 207-471600
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
Date: 14/06/2019
Local time: 12:00
IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
Date: 21/10/2019
IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:
English
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:

The Authority reserves the right to cancel the procurement process at any stage. The Authority does not bind itself to accept the lowest or any tender, and reserves the right not to award a contract. The Authority reserves the right to award the contract in part, or to call for new tenders should it consider this necessary. Economic operators remain responsible for all costs and expenses incurred by them or by any third party acting under instructions from them in connection with their participation in this procurement, whether incurred directly by them or their advisors or subcontractors and regardless of whether such costs arise as a consequence director indirect of any amendments to documents issued by the Authority at any time, or as a consequence of the cancellation of the procurement by the Authority. For the avoidance of doubt, the Authority shall have no liability whatsoever to economic operators or their advisors or subcontractors, for any of their costs, including but not limited to those for any discussions or communications. Any contract(s) entered into as a result of this contract notice shall be considered as a contract(s) made under English law and subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English courts. If an economic operator considers that any information supplied by it during this procurement process is commercially sensitive or confidential in nature, this should be highlighted and the reasons for its sensitivity as well as the duration of that sensitivity specified. Economic operators should be aware that even where they have indicated that information is commercially sensitive, the Authorities may disclose it pursuant to the Freedom of Information Act 2000 in response to a request for information where such disclosure is considered to be in the public interest. Please note that the receipt by the Authority of any materials marked “confidential” or equivalent shall not be taken to mean that any of the Authority accepts any duty of confidence by virtue of that marking.

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Devon County Council
Exeter
EX2 4QD
United Kingdom
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.4.3)Review procedure
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
01/05/2019