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United Kingdom-Sandbach: Construction work
Contract award notice
Results of the procurement procedure
Section I: Contracting authority
Section II: Object
16 009 Highway Design, Maintenance and Construction Services
This contract will be open for use by Cheshire East Borough Council.
The values within this notice are the estimated contract values for the full 15 year duration which is 525 000 000 GBP-600 000 000 GBP. This is based on an estimated annual spend of between 35 000 000 GBP and 40 000 000 GBP which is representative of current annual spending levels. The duration of the contract will be for 180 months (15 years). The contract will include a break-clause which will entitle the Council to terminate the contract at its discretion on the 8th anniversary of the contract start i.e. after 96 months.
The Authority gives no guarantee or warranty or makes any representation as to the accuracy of any indicative volumes or as to the value of the work during the contract period.
The service is the management of the Council's highways network and associated property and comprises:
— asset management and lifecycle planning of the highway network,
— management and permitting of the highway network,
— design of maintenance programmes and improvement schemes,
— engineering, technical, project management and advisory services related to the highway network,
— routine maintenance of carriageway, footways, cycleways and car parks,
— public rights of way works,
— flood protection works,
— public realm works,
— routine maintenance of bridges, culverts and other structures,
— routine maintenance of fencing, barriers, vehicle restraint systems, signs, road markings and street furniture,
— routine maintenance of highway drainage systems and other drainage assets,
— Routine maintenance of highway verges, hedges, trees and other landscaped areas,
— routine maintenance of street lighting and other illuminated installations,
— winter maintenance including precautionary salting and ice/snow clearance for the highway network,
— emergency response to incidents on or affecting the highway network,
— planned maintenance including patching, surfacing, surface treatments, reconstruction and reinstatement of the highway network,
— construction of improvement schemes for the highway network up to an estimated value of 5 000 000 GBP (per individual scheme).
Section IV: Procedure
Section V: Award of contract
Section VI: Complementary information
Cheshire East Borough Council incorporated a standstill period at the point information on the award of the contract was communicated to tenderers. That notification provided full information on the award decision.The standstill period, which was for a minimum of 10 calendar days provided time for unsuccessful tenderers to challenge the award decision before the contract was entered into. The Public Contracts Regulations, 2015(SI No. 102) provides for aggrieved parties who have been harmed or are at risk of harm by a breach of the rules to take action in the High Court (England,Wales and Northern Ireland).