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Works - 484959-2019

16/10/2019    S200    Works - Prior information notice without call for competition - Not applicable 

United Kingdom-Ipswich: Bridge construction work

2019/S 200-484959

Prior information notice

This notice is for prior information only


Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: Suffolk County Council
Postal address: Endeavour House, Russell Road
Town: Ipswich
NUTS code: UKH14
Postal code: IP1 2BX
Country: United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1473260450

Internet address(es):

Main address:

I.2)Information about joint procurement
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Regional or local authority
I.5)Main activity
General public services

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

Lake Lothing Third Crossing Build Contract

Reference number: CD1160-2
II.1.2)Main CPV code
II.1.3)Type of contract
II.1.4)Short description:

Suffolk County Council intends to undertake a procurement later in 2019 to award a contract for the build of the Lake Lothing Third Crossing in Lowestoft, Suffolk. We would like civil engineering main contracting companies who are interested in bidding for the opportunity to register their interest in advance of a market engagement event to be held in Lowestoft 30.10.2019.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKH14
Main site or place of performance:


II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Suffolk County Council intends to undertake the procurement in accordance with the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 restricted procedure. The new crossing will be a multi-span bridge which includes a rolling bascule opening section, a section which will span the existing East Suffolk Line on the North side of the lake. The new bridge will have a 12 meter air draft height which will enable smaller vessels to pass underneath without an opening. The new crossing of Lake Lothing will include footway/cycleways on both sides and a control tower inclusive of plant room. Further information and a fly through video of the project can be found at

II.2.14)Additional information

To express an interest in the opportunity and to register your request to attend the market engagement event you should email by 25.12.2019.

II.3)Estimated date of publication of contract notice:

Section IV: Procedure

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:
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: