Works - 22188-2018

18/01/2018    S12    - - Works - Contract notice - Restricted procedure 

United Kingdom-Bedford: Engineering works and construction works

2018/S 012-022188

Contract notice


Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Highways England acting with Countryside Zest
Woodlands, Manton Lane
MK41 7LW
United Kingdom
Contact person: Trevor Keeble
NUTS code: UKH

Internet address(es):

Main address:

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 the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via:
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to 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

Chelmsford East Beaulieu S278 Works (RDR Phase 3)

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

The Beaulieu Radial Distributor Road (RDR) Phase 3 Infrastructure works require the construction of a bridge over the Great Eastern Main Line managed by Network Rail and A12 slip roads managed by Highways England.

The scope of work for the Project includes, but is not limited to the following elements:

- Undertake pre-construction services consisting of outline design followed by detailed design including associated surveys, and development of an implementation methodology, considering relevant constraints.

- Design services to include:

- Bridge superstructure/substructure,

- Highways, lighting, footpath and cycleway ties in works.

- Embankment works.

- Highways drainage.

- Accommodation of Foul Water and Utility requirements crossing the RDR Phase 3 to serve the wider housing development.

- Temporary works.

- Stakeholder management with associated consents, including Highways England, Essex County Council (Highways), Network Rail, Chelmsford City Council.

- Construction of RDR Phase 3.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 13 000 000.00 GBP
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
44000000 - AA11
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKH3
Main site or place of performance:

North of Chelmsford, Essex. The bridge will be to the Country End of Chelmsford on the Great Eastern Main Line (LTN1), tying in with the Boreham Interchange / A12 Slip Road.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Bespoke agreement for the Stage 1 pre-construction services and detailed design. NEC3 ECC Main Option A for the Stage 2 construction contract and build elements.

The evaluation of the most economically advantageous tender will be based on responses to both the Stage 1 and Stage 2 requirements. If the Contractor fails to satisfy the Employer's objectives at the end of Stage 1, the contractual obligations under the NEC3 ECC Option A contract Stage 2 will not proceed.

The works are to link the RDR Phase 2 to the Boreham Interchange (a length of approximately 510 metres) comprising a steel framed bridge of approximately 115 metres, incorporating a 7.3m carriageway, 3m wide footpath/cycleway. The Bridge will be constructed a minimum of 5.9m above the existing Great Eastern Main Line Track Level with concrete parapet walls.

The Beaulieu RDR Phase 3 Infrastructure project sets out to achieve the following objectives:

- Connect the A138/A12 Boreham Interchange to the RDR Phase 2 and proposed housing development via the bridge crossing the railway.

- Work to the agreed Asset Protection Agreement with Network Rail.

- Establish Traffic Management design/forum interchange associated with S278 works.

- To minimise disruption to existing environments with a sustainable approach to the undertaking of the works and the finished product.

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
Duration in months: 45
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
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 works are to be undertaken on behalf of the client, Countryside Zest under the terms of an agreement between Highways England and Countryside Zest under S278 of the Highways Act 1980. Countryside Zest will be the Employer under the terms of the contract that is the subject of this competition.

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:

Suppliers will be advised in the procurement documents.

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
Notice number in the OJ S: 2017/S 212-439832
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
Date: 19/02/2018
Local time: 10:00
IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
Date: 19/03/2018
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
Duration in months: 4 (from the date stated for receipt of 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
Highways England
Woodlands, Manton Lane
MK41 7LW
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: