United Kingdom-Belfast: Construction work
Section I: Contracting authority
Main address: https://etendersni.gov.uk/epps
Address of the buyer profile: https://etendersni.gov.uk/epps
Section II: Object
DfI TNI T-1071 BRT Phase 2 Upper Newtownards Road. Knock Rd- Dunlady Rd.
As part of the Belfast Rapid Transit. BRT. programme, Transport NI propose to introduce bus lanes along the Upper Newtownards Road. between Knock Road and Dunlady Road. to link the wider east Belfast area to the city centre providing better connectivity and reducing car use to and from the city centre. To facilitate this proposal, a range of measures will need to be implemented such as amending carriageway and footpath widths to accommodate bus lanes, diversion of existing underground/surface services, relocation of existing street furniture, accommodation works, provision of statutory signage and road markings.
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
Section IV: Procedure
Section VI: Complementary information
The contracting authority considers that this contract may be suitable for Economic Operators that are small or medium enterprises. (SMEs). . . The evaluation of submissions (PQQPs or TSPs) will be based solely on the criteria set out for the procurement, and the contract will be awarded on the basis stated in II.2.5). All documents will only be available on line through the eTendersNI portal.
1. If your company is not already registered on eTendersNI you may do so through the eTendersNI portal https://etendersni.gov.uk/epps/home.do. . Select the ‘Register as a Supplier’ link and follow the on screen instructions.
2. Expression of Interest and access to Tender Documentation — You may ‘Express an Interest’ in a project and access the Tender Documentation via the projects CfT Menu. If you require assistance or help to navigate the site please consult the on-line help, or contact the eTendersNI help desk. The documents may be downloaded up to the closing date and time for the submission. Submissions must be completed and returned to the contracting authority using the online eTendersNI portal, to arrive not later than the time and date as stated in IV.2.2).
The contracting authority is utilising an electronic tendering system to manage this procurement and to communicate with Economic Operators. Accordingly, it is intended that all communications with the contracting authority, including the accessing and submission of tender responses, will be conducted via eTendersNI. The successful contractor's performance on the contract will be regularly monitored. If a contractor fails to reach satisfactory levels of contract performance they will be given a specified time to improve. If, after the specified time, they still fail to reach satisfactory levels of contract performance, the matter will be escalated to senior management in the Department for Infrastructure for further action. If this occurs and their performance still does not improve to satisfactory levels within the specified. period, it may be regarded as an act of grave professional misconduct and they may be issued with a Certificate of Unsatisfactory Performance and the contract may be terminated. The issue of a Certificate of Unsatisfactory Performance will result in the contractor being excluded from all procurement competitions being undertaken by Centres of Procurement Expertise on behalf of bodies covered by the Northern Ireland Procurement Policy for a period of 12 months from the date of issue of the certificate..