United Kingdom-Inverness: Construction work for highways, roads
Section I: Contracting authority
Main address: http://www.highland.gov.uk/
Address of the buyer profile: https://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA00045
Section II: Object
Inverness West Link Stage 2
The Construction of Inverness West Link Stage 2 comprising approx. 800 m of 7,3 m wide single carriageway road with shared use footways, a new roundabout, an A82 underpass, a swing bridge over the Caledonian Canal and associated M&E, wharf, pontoons and a jetty, canal/road traffic control system, drainage, earthworks, fencing and walls, landscaping, new access tracks/paths, road lighting, traffic and variable message signing and the installation of new services and supplies.
Inverness — (A82 Glenurquhart Road, General Booth Road, Queens Park and Tomnahurich roundabouts, Torvean Golf Course and Caledonian Canal).
As per II.1.4) Short description.
The form of Contract will be NEC4 ECC Option A priced contract with Activity schedule.
Applicants should note that there is a specific requirement stated in the Contract, to take account of the need for collaboration and cooperation with the Client and/or the Designer's sub-consultant and others, with respect to the development and implementation of the software related element of the tandem Bridge control system and associated interfaces, such as the controls for the CCTV, wig-wags, VMS, barriers and public address systems. The timing constraints, notice periods, interfaces and phasing requirements will be stated within the scope, for incorporation within the Contractor's programme and it will be beneficial if applicants were able to demonstrate previous relevant experience of similar collaborations with third parties.
The Works are anticipated to commence in May 2019.
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
Bidders will be required to have a minimum "general" yearly turnover of 24 000 000 GBP for the last 3 financial years.
Bidders may be required to confirm the values for the following financial ratios as stated in the ESPD:
— Profit margin,
— Liquidity Ratio,
— Solvency Ratio,
— Contract limit is expected to be a minimum of twice the estimated contract value.
See ESPD regarding insurance requirements.
Bidders will be required to provide relevant examples of works carried out in the past 5 years as detailed in the ESPD Works experience form uploaded to Additional Information.
Bidders are required to hold a UKAS (or equivalent) accredited independent third party certificate of compliance in accordance with BSEN ISO 9001 (or equivalent).
Bidders are required to provide details of their Health and safety policy.
Bidders are required to state if any of the following have been served against their organisation:
— HSE Improvement Notices — in the last 3 years,
— HSE Prohibition Notices — in the last 3 years,
— HSE Convictions — in the last 5 years,
— RIDDOR Accident frequency rate information is also required.
Section IV: Procedure
Section VI: Complementary information
All companies wishing to express interest should complete the ESPD document and must also submit the ESPD "Details of work experience" form either by email to firstname.lastname@example.org or upload this form via PCS before the pre-qualification deadline.
Both forms are attached as Additional documentation to this advertisement.
The restricted number of companies will then be invited to tender on the basis of recent experience of works of this nature, capability and financial factors — in accordance with the Scoring Matrix as attached as Additional documentation.
Note: To register your interest in this notice and obtain any additional information please visit the Public Contracts Scotland Web Site at https://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/Search/Search_Switch.aspx?ID=547757
The buyer has indicated that it will accept electronic responses to this notice via the Postbox facility. A user guide is available at https://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/sitehelp/help_guides.aspx
Suppliers are advised to allow adequate time for uploading documents and to dispatch the electronic response well in advance of the closing time to avoid any last minute problems.
A sub-contract clause has been included in this contract. For more information see: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/info/InfoCentre.aspx?ID=2363
Community benefits are included in this requirement. For more information see: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/info/InfoCentre.aspx?ID=2361
A summary of the expected community benefits has been provided as follows:
The Contractor will be expected to deliver Specified Benefits relating to school/industry visits, curriculum centered talks and work placements. Other Supplementary benefits may also apply.
Internet address: http://www.highland.gov.uk/