Works - 503545-2019

25/10/2019    S207

United Kingdom-Taunton: Construction work for highways, roads

2019/S 207-503545

Contract notice


Legal Basis:
Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: Somerset County Council
Postal address: County Hall
Town: Taunton
NUTS code: UKK23 Somerset
Postal code: TA1 4DY
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Mr Mark Brown
Telephone: +44 1823359114
Internet address(es):
Main address:
Address of the buyer profile:
The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at:
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via:
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

Highways Construction Scheme for Toneway Corridor — Creech Castle

Reference number: DN381978
II.1.2)Main CPV code
45233100 Construction work for highways, roads
II.1.3)Type of contract
II.1.4)Short description:

Highways Construction Scheme for Toneway Corridor — Creech Castle in Taunton, Somerset.

The proposed scheme involves:

— increased lanes on all approaches,

— removal of right turn from A358 West into Bridgwater Road South,

— at grade pedestrian and cycle crossings,

— new cycle access bridge on Bridgwater Road North.

The proposed scheme will deliver:

— improved facilities for pedestrians and cyclists,

— better manage peak hour traffic,

— junction signals will operate more efficiently enabling more traffic through at each cycle,

— improve access to Taunton and the M5,

— builds upon improvements at J25,

— benefit the economy of Taunton by providing space for traffic growth.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 4 000 000.00 GBP
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKK23 Somerset
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Highways Construction Scheme for Toneway Corridor — Creech Castle:

The authority is using the competitive process with negotiation. Based on the initial tenders the authority may wish to engage further with tenderers through a structured negotiation phase to look at items including but not limited to changes to the scheme including possible de-scoping options or opportunities to value engineer the scheme as well as any possible ideas around innovation. However, SCC may choose (at its absolute discretion) to award a contract at initial tender stage to the most economically advantageous tenderer on the basis of the initial tenders alone. The timeline for delivery of the scheme is of critical importance and therefore bidders shall ensure they submit their best bid at the initial tender stage as (subject to its right negotiate) the authority is looking to award at initial tender stage.

The value of 4 000 000 GBP indicated within this contract notice is an estimate only and cannot be relied upon as the total may change depending on the value of the successful bid as well as any compensation events arising over the life of the duration of the delivery of the scheme.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Criteria below
Quality criterion - Name: Quality / Weighting: 30
Price - Weighting: 70
II.2.6)Estimated value
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Start: 13/04/2020
End: 13/04/2021
This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.2.10)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: no
II.2.13)Information about European Union funds
The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: yes
Identification of the project:

Growth Deal 3 - Heart of the South West Local Enterprise Partnership

II.2.14)Additional information

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1.1)Type of procedure
Competitive procedure with negotiation
IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
IV.1.4)Information about reduction of the number of solutions or tenders during negotiation or dialogue
Recourse to staged procedure to gradually reduce the number of solutions to be discussed or tenders to be negotiated
IV.1.5)Information about negotiation
The contracting authority reserves the right to award the contract on the basis of the initial tenders without conducting negotiations
IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: yes
IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure
Notice number in the OJ S: 2019/S 179-434953
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
Date: 18/12/2019
Local time: 12:00
IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:
IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
Duration in months: 12 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Official name: Somerset County Council
Postal address: County Hall
Town: Taunton
Postal code: TA1 4DY
Country: United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 3001232224
Internet address:
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: