Works - 243031-2018

07/06/2018    S107    - - Works - Prior information notice without call for competition - Not applicable 

United Kingdom-Chelmsford: Construction, foundation and surface works for highways, roads

2018/S 107-243031

Prior information notice

This notice is for prior information only


Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Essex County Council
County Hall, Market Road
United Kingdom
Contact person: Sophie Dunning
Telephone: +44 3330136316
NUTS code: UKH3

Internet address(es):

Main address:

I.2)Information about joint procurement
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
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

M11 Junction 7a

Reference number: 0678
II.1.2)Main CPV code
45233000 - IA01
II.1.3)Type of contract
II.1.4)Short description:

Essex County Council (ECC) is seeking to appoint a suitably experienced Contractor to undertake the design and construction of the M11 Junction 7a highways scheme. The proposed M11 J7A works will comprise of a grade-separated junction (GSJ) connected by a new overbridge, new entry / exit slip roads to the M11. A new link road joining the M11 to the B183 in Harlow will also be included. The B183 will be widened locally allowing access to the A414.

The appointment will be based on the NEC3 Engineering Construction Contract Option A – Priced Contract with Activity Schedule. The anticipated contract value is 45 000 000 GBP - 50 000 000 GBP.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 50 000 000.00 GBP
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
45112730 - IA01
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKH3
Main site or place of performance:


II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The procurement will be run using the restricted procedure, as detailed in the Public Contracts Regulations 2015. The restricted tendering procedure will be based upon 2 stages:

1) Selection Questionnaire (SQ) – The selection questionnaire will be based on PAS 91:2013+A1:2017, with the inclusion of ECC specific questions. Responses to the SQ will be evaluated taking into account the selection criteria set out in the SQ. 5 suppliers will be shortlisted to the Invitation to Tender stage.

2) Invitation to Tender (ITT) – The 5 shortlisted suppliers will be invited to submit a tender based on ITT documentation. Responses to the ITT will be evaluated to determine the most economically advantageous tender, based on the award criteria set out in the ITT.

II.2.14)Additional information

The procurement process for the upcoming tender will be run on the BiP Delta eSourcing portal Potential bidders will need to register on the Delta eSourcing system to access the procurement documentation when it is published. Registration is free of charge. Further information will be provided within the Contract Notice.

II.3)Estimated date of publication of contract notice:

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: yes

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3)Additional information:

To view this notice, please click here:

GO Reference: GO-201866-PRO-12562288.

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: