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Works - 230134-2018

30/05/2018    S101    - - Works - Contract notice - Competitive procedure with negotiation 

United Kingdom-Ipswich: Construction work

2018/S 101-230134

Contract notice

Works

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Suffolk County Council
Endeavour House, Russell Road
Ipswich
IP1 2BX
United Kingdom
Contact person: Martin Jennings
Telephone: +44 1473260450
E-mail: martin.jennings@suffolk.gov.uk
NUTS code: UKH14

Internet address(es):

Main address: www.suffolksourcing.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: www.suffolksourcing.uk
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address
Electronic communication requires the use of tools and devices that are not generally available. Unrestricted and full direct access to these tools and devices is possible, free of charge, at: www.suffolksourcing.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:

The Upper Orwell Crossings ECI and Build

Reference number: CD1159
II.1.2)Main CPV code
45000000
II.1.3)Type of contract
Works
II.1.4)Short description:

The Upper Orwell Crossings project is a major bridges infrastructure project located in the centre of Ipswich. The project includes three bridges under an NEC4 ECC with Option X22 Contract for ECI to target cost with build:

— Crossing A: a new road crossing to the south of the Wet Dock Island, which will connect the east and west banks. This crossing will be for all road users, including cyclists and pedestrians as a single carriageway bridge between the A137 Wherstead Road and C26 Holywells Road, spanning the River Orwell,

— Crossing B: a new road crossing of the new cut, which will connect the west bank to the Wet Dock Island.

This crossing will be for all road users, including cyclists and pedestrians as a single carriageway bridge between Felaw St and the Island Site,

— Crossing C: an improved crossing utilising a refurbished swing bridge over the Prince Philip Lock, which will connect the east bank to the Wet Dock Island. This crossing would be for cyclists and pedestrians only.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 90 000 000.00 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)
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKH14
Main site or place of performance:

Ipswich, Suffolk

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

To award a contract for the early contractor Involvement of the Upper Orwell Crossings in Ipswich. The delivery will be through NEC4 ECC with Option X22 to undertake the ECI to target price. Subject to target price the same contractor will then undertake the build phase under the same contract. The procurement will be undertaken as a competitive procedure with negotiation. The selection questionnaire will be the PAS91 and we will be supported by construction line in the evaluation of submissions including undertaking evaluation of the submissions from companies who are not registered with construction line. The council intends to select a minimum of 5 and a maximum of 8 bidders, should their scores be significantly close following the evaluation against the published evaluation criteria. These top ranked bidders will be taken forward to the ISIT stage. Suffolk County Council reserves the right to award the contract at this stage without the need to negotiate. If required further down selection to the 3 top ranked bidders following evaluation of the ISIT against the published evaluation criteria and model will be invited to participate in the negotiation and ISFT stage, provided that we are satisfied that this will provide genuine competition. Details of the selection criteria are published in the SQ. We will negotiate on the following areas only. Contract data pain /gain mechanism Incentivisation Z clauses construction phase insurance scope. This procurement will be managed electronically via the councils procurement system. To participate in this procurement, applicants must first be registered on the procurement system at www.suffolksourcing.uk Full instructions for registration and use of the system can be found at www.suffolksourcing.uk Once registered you will be able to view the procurement under the tenders section and express an interest. If you encounter any difficulties whilst using the system you can contact the support team by phoning 0845 557 8079 or +44 (0) 114 407 0065.

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
Value excluding VAT: 90 000 000.00 GBP
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Start: 02/01/2019
End: 31/12/2023
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:

The selection questionnaire will be the PAS91 and we will be supported by construction line in the evaluation of submissions including undertaking evaluation of the submissions from companies who are not registered with construction line. The council intends to select a minimum of 5 bidders following the evaluation against the published evaluation criteria. These top ranked bidders will be taken forward to the ISIT stage. Suffolk County Council reserves the right to award the contract at this stage without the need to negotiate. If required further down selection to the 3 top ranked bidders following evaluation of the ISIT against the published evaluation criteria and model will be invited to participate in the negotiation and ISFT stage, provided that we are satisfied that this will provide genuine competition.

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:

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)Description
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
Competitive procedure with negotiation
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
Recourse to staged procedure to gradually reduce the number of solutions to be discussed or tenders to be negotiated
IV.1.5)Information about negotiation
The contracting authority reserves the right to award the contract on the basis of the initial tenders without conducting negotiations
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: 29/06/2018
Local time: 12:00
IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
Date: 27/07/2018
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
Electronic ordering will be used
Electronic invoicing will be accepted
Electronic payment will be used
VI.3)Additional information:

Suffolk County Council reserves the right to procure repeat requirements of a similar nature without a further call for competition pursuant to Regulation 32 of the public contracts Regulations 2015. This opportunity is available at www.suffolksourcing.uk Interested parties are invited to express their interest to gain full access to the tender documentation. The deadline date for submissions of the SQ is 12:00 midday 29.6.2018. The deadline for clarification questions is 12:00 midday 18.6.2018 which must be generated via the correspondence option on the website.

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Suffolk County Council
Endeavour House, 8 Russell Road
Ipswich
IP1 2BX
United Kingdom
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.4.3)Review procedure
Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

Suffolk County Council incorporates a minimum 10 calendar days standstill period from the point at which information on the award of contract is communicated to the tenderers. This period allows unsuccessful tenderers to seek further debriefing from the contracting authority before the contract is entered into. If an appeal regarding the award of contract has not been successfully resolved: the public contracts Regulations 2015 provide for aggrieved parties who have been harmed or at risk of harm by a breach of the rules, to take action in the High Court (England, Wales and Northern Ireland). Any such action must be brought promptly.

VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
29/05/2018