Works - 386781-2020

17/08/2020    S158

United Kingdom-Guildford: Highway maintenance work

2020/S 158-386781

Prior information notice

This notice is for prior information only

Works

Legal Basis:
Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: Highways England
Postal address: Bridge House, Walnut Tree Close
Town: Guildford
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
Postal code: GU1 4LZ
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: Area3M&RProcurement@highwaysengland.co.uk
Telephone: +44 3001235000
Internet address(es):
Main address: www.highwaysengland.co.uk
I.3)Communication
Additional information can be obtained from 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
II.1.1)Title:

Area 3 Maintenance and Response Contract (Hampshire, Surrey, Berkshire, Oxfordshire, Dorset, Wiltshire, Buckinghamshire)

II.1.2)Main CPV code
45233139 Highway maintenance work
II.1.3)Type of contract
Works
II.1.4)Short description:

Highways England is looking for a suitable contractor to provide and undertake all routine and response maintenance, incident response, defect rectification and severe weather delivery on the all-purpose trunk roads and motorways within the Hampshire, Surrey, Berkshire, Oxfordshire, Dorset, Wiltshire and part of Buckinghamshire (Highways England Area 3).

Additional duties will also include maintenance of roadside technology, the provision of traffic management for the contractor's maintenance and response activities (including traffic management) during incidents and where instructed by Highways England and the maintenance of depots. Under the Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2015 the contractor will be Principal Contractor for all work they undertake and where / if instructed otherwise by the Service Manager.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 190 000 000.00 GBP
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2)Description
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
34923000 Road traffic-control equipment
45233130 Construction work for highways
45233140 Roadworks
45233141 Road-maintenance works
45233210 Surface work for highways
45310000 Electrical installation work
45316200 Installation of signalling equipment
50230000 Repair, maintenance and associated services related to roads and other equipment
50800000 Miscellaneous repair and maintenance services
71300000 Engineering services
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
NUTS code: UKJ SOUTH EAST (ENGLAND)
Main site or place of performance:

Hampshire, Surrey, Berkshire, Oxfordshire, Dorset, Wiltshire and part of Buckinghamshire (Highways England Area 3)

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The successful tenderer will be required to provide all routine and response maintenance, incident response, defect rectification (when instructed by Highways England) and severe weather delivery on the all-purpose trunk roads and motorways within Highways England Hampshire, Surrey, Berkshire, Oxfordshire Dorset, Wiltshire, part of Buckinghamshire (Highways England Area 3) in accordance to Highways England standards and objectives.

Additional duties will also include maintenance of roadside technology, the provision of traffic management for the contractor's maintenance and response activities (including traffic management) during incidents and where instructed by Highways England and the maintenance of depots. Under the Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2015 the contractor will be Principal Contractor for all work they undertake and where / if instructed otherwise by the Service Manager. Highways England may consider amending the duties listed above and may remove or amend these as appropriate during the contract period.

The Service Period for the maintenance and response contract is for a duration of 8 years, and the successful provider will be expected to operate collaboratively with other service providers and stakeholders in order to achieve Highways England's objectives.

II.2.14)Additional information
II.3)Estimated date of publication of contract notice:
21/10/2020

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description
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:

Highways England will be hosting a tender launch event on the morning of 11 September 2020 via Teams or Skype. Further details will be issued to confirm how the event will take place.

Expressions of interest are invited with interested suppliers requested to email, providing details of attendees to: Area3M&RProcurement@highwaysengland.co.uk no later than 28 August 2020.

A maximum of 3 attendees per organisation will be permitted.

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
10/08/2020