Works - 272890-2020

Submission deadline has been amended by:  478439-2020
11/06/2020    S112

Norway-Oslo: Construction work

2020/S 112-272890

Contract notice – utilities


Legal Basis:
Directive 2014/25/EU

Section I: Contracting entity

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: Oslo kommune v/Vann- og avløpsetaten
National registration number: 971 185 589
Postal address: Herslebs gate 5
Town: Oslo
Postal code: 0561
Country: Norway
Contact person: Asbjørn Karlsrud
Internet address(es):
Main address:
Address of the buyer profile:
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.6)Main activity
Other activity: water and sewage

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

E5 Råvannstunnel

Reference number: 86/2019
II.1.2)Main CPV code
45000000 Construction work
II.1.3)Type of contract
II.1.4)Short description:

New Water Supply Oslo project

The Norwegian Food Safety Authority has instructed Oslo Municipality to establish a reserve water supply within 2028. Holsfjorden has been selected as the water source for the new water supply in Oslo. Water will be routed in a tunnel from Holsfjorden to a new underground water treatment plant which will be located at Huseby in the western area of Oslo. From here, potable water will be routed to the existing potable water supply network in Oslo.

The project is scheduled for construction start in 2020 and completion in 2028. The detailed development plan was approved by Oslo Municipality on 13 November 2019. The project funding was approved at the same time based on the quality assurance (KS2) of the feasibility study/pre-project.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 1 900 000 000.00 NOK
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
43123000 Tunnelling machinery
45221240 Construction work for tunnels
45231300 Construction work for water and sewage pipelines
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: NO032 Buskerud
NUTS code: NO011 Oslo
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Contract E5 Raw Water Tunnel

A raw water intake facility will be established at Vefsrud, and a water transportation tunnel of approximately 19 km will be excavated between Holsfjorden and Huseby. The tunnel will be bored with two TBMs, one from each side. The raw water intake facility at Vefsrud will include an intake station with instrumentation and mechanical equipment. Power supply at Vefsrud and Huseby will be provided by the client.

The E5 Raw Water Tunnel contract includes, but is not limited to:

• rig areas at Vefsrud and Huseby

• tunneling work for intake tunnel, intake station, blasted part of raw water tunnel, access tunnel, assembly hall and start-up tunnel for tunnel boring machine (TBM) at Vefsrud

• concrete works for portal to access tunnel at Vefsrud, intake pipes and intake station

• intake water pipes and instrumentation cables from sea to intake station

• floating water intake pipes in Holsfjorden, including foundations, wiring system and floating elements

• drainage system, including pump arrangement for drainage water

• storm water system

• mechanical equipment at Vefsrud

• boring of raw water tunnel with two TBM’s between Vefsrud and Huseby, one descending from Vefsrud and one ascending from Huseby

• concrete lining elements in raw water tunnel

• fiber cable through the raw water tunnel

• transportation of masses

• one concrete plug with drive-through gate towards TBM assembly hall, and one concrete plug with cast-in water pipe penetrations and valves towards the water treatment plant, at Huseby

• cleaning of raw water tunnels, and preparation for water filling

• water filling and emptying of water tunnels before hand-over.

Execution of the E5 Raw Water Tunnel contract is planned during the years 2020-2026.

Key volumes:

Work estimated volume

Excavation by drill and blast Appx. 100 000 sm3

TBM excavation (diameter 5.2 meters x 19 km tunnel) Appx. 400 000 sm3

TBM concrete lining Appx. 77 000 m3

Other concrete works Appx. 1 270 m3

Key milestones:

Milestones Frist

Access to the construction road and site at Vefsrud 6 April 2021

Completed blasting, grouting and rock support of TBM assembly hall at Vefsrud 24 April 2022

Access to construction site and existing infrastructure at Huseby 1 June 2022

Access to assembly cavern at Huseby 1 August 2022

Start tunneling with TBM from Vefsrud 1 August 2022

Start tunneling with TBM from Huseby 4 January 2023

Breakthrough raw water tunnel 22 October 2025

Raw water tunnel completed for water filling 1 March 2026

Hand-over of the contract work to the client 1 May 2026.

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: 1 900 000 000.00 NOK
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 71
This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.2.10)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: no
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:

See document part I Competition description.

III.1.2)Economic and financial standing
List and brief description of selection criteria:

See document part I Competition description.

Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:

See document part I Competition description.

III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
List and brief description of selection criteria:

See document part I Competition description.

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1.1)Type of procedure
Open procedure
IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
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: 2020/S 098-236007
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
Date: 05/10/2020
Local time: 12:00
IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders
Date: 05/10/2020
Local time: 12:00

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
Electronic payment will be used
VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Official name: Oslo District Court
Postal address: Postboks 2106 Vika
Town: Oslo
Postal code: 0125
Country: Norway
Telephone: +47 22035200
Internet address:
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: