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Works - 522459-2017

28/12/2017    S248

United Kingdom-Leeds: Highway maintenance work

2017/S 248-522459

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: Lateral, City Square
Town: Leeds
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
Postal code: LS11 9AT
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: Area10procurement@highwaysengland.co.uk
Internet address(es):
Main address: https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/highways-england
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 10 Maintenance and Response Contract

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 all routine and cyclic maintenance, incident response, defect rectification when instructed, and severe weather delivery on the all-purpose trunk roads and motorways in Area 10 in accordance with its standards and objectives.

Additional duties will include the provision of traffic management for the Contractor's maintenance and response activities including traffic management during incidents and where it is instructed by Highways England, the facilities maintenance of depots and other locations within the region. Under the CDM Regulations 2015, the contractor will be Principal Contractor for all work they undertake unless instructed otherwise by the Service Manager.

Highways England will be conducting a supplier industry event to be held on 5th February at the DW Stadium in Wigan. To register your interest and to confirm attendance, please send an email to:

Area10Procurement@highwaysengland.co.uk (maximum of 2 attendees).

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 326 000 000.00 GBP
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2)Description
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
45233130 Construction work for highways
45233140 Roadworks
45233141 Road-maintenance works
45233210 Surface work for highways
45310000 Electrical installation work
71300000 Engineering services
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKD3 Greater Manchester
NUTS code: UKD4 Lancashire
NUTS code: UKD6 Not specified
NUTS code: UKD7 Not specified
Main site or place of performance:

Highways England Area 10 covers Cheshire, Greater Manchester, Merseyside and South Lancashire.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The successful tenderer will be required to provide all routine and cyclic maintenance, incident response, defect rectification when instructed by Highways England and severe weather delivery on the all-purpose trunk roads and motorways in Highways England Area 10 in accordance with Highways England standards and objectives.

Additional duties will also include the provision of traffic management for the purpose of the Contractor's maintenance and response activities, which is to also include traffic management during incidents and where instructed by Highways England; the facilities maintenance of depots and other locations within the Area 10 region.

Under the CDM Regulations 2015, the Maintenance and Response Contractor will be Principal Contractor for all work they undertake unless instructed otherwise by the Highways England Service Manager. Highways England may consider amending the duties listed above and may remove or amend these as appropriate during the contract period.

Area 10 Cheshire, Merseyside, Greater Manchester, Lancashire. Location to include:

— M6 Junction 16 to Junction 30, South end of Higher Walton Viaduct (immediately North of Junction 30). Includes Wigan South link at Junction25 and link to A557 at Junction 26,

— M53 Junction 1 at the Docks. Includes Junction 2 Morton Spur to Junction 12(A55),

— M56 Junction 1 (M60 Junction 4) to Junction 16 start of A494; M57 Junction 1 (Tarbock Island) to Junction 7 (Switch Island),

— M58 Switch Island (M57 Junction 7) to Junction 6,

— M60 Junction 1 to Junction 1 inclusive of 27 Junctions; M61 Junction to M6 Junction 30,

— M62 Junction 6 Tarbock Roundabout including links to and from the M57 to Junction 12 (Eccles Interchange),

— M62 Junction 18 to Junction 22,

— M65 Junction 1a to Junction 10,

— M66 Junction 0 (A56) to Junction 4 (Simister Roundabout),

— M67 Junction 0 Denton Roundabout to Junction 4 (up to but excluding Mottram roundabout),

— M602 Junction1 to Junction 3 (Regent Road); A627M Start/End of A663 to Junction 4 (A664),

— A41 M53 Junction 5 to A550,

— A55 Welsh Border to M53 Junction 12,

— A56 M66 Junction 0 to M65 Junction 8,

— A483 A55 to Welsh Border,

— A550 Welsh Border to A41 (M53 Junction 5),

— A556 M6 Junction 19 to M56 Junction 7 (Bowden Roundabout),

— A580 166m Approach to M6 Junction 23 both ways to M6 Junction 23,

— A663 A627 (M) Junction 1 to Moston Lane A663,

— A5036 Switch Island (M57-M58) to A5036 up to but excluding A565 Roundabout (Liverpool Ports),

— A5103 M56 Junction 3 to Northbank (A664),

— A41 M53 Junction 5 to A550,

— A55 Welsh Border to M53 Junction 12,

— A56 M66 Junction 0 to M65 Junction 8,

— A483 A55 to Welsh Border,

— A550 Welsh Border to A41 (M53 Junction 5),

— A556 M6 Junction 19 to M56 Junction 7 (Bowden Roundabout),

— A580 166m Approach to M6 Junction 23 both ways to M6 Junction 23,

— A663 A627 (M) Junction 1 to Moston Lane A663,

— A5036 Switch Island (M57-M58) to A5036 up to but excluding A565 Roundabout (Liverpool Ports),

— A5103 M56 Junction 3 to Northbank Walk/Riverside Ave (North of M60 Junction 5),

— A5117 A540 to M56 Junction 16 (Dunkirk Roundabout),

— A494 M56 Junction 16 to Welsh Border,

— A59 Switch Island (M57-M58) to Switch Island (M57-M58).

The Service Period for the maintenance and response contract is for a duration of 15 years. Therefore, to continually ensure the validity and appropriateness of the community objectives, the scope, costs and also that the contractor remains the 'right fit' for Highways England and the Community, 3 yearly Service Review Periods have been introduced.

The Contractors Accepted Plan will be modified at these periods to ensure the contractor understands and is committed to providing a service to reflect Highways England's changing aims and expectations over the service period.

Details relating to the expectation, quantities of works and overall requirements of this contract will be made available to all interested parties whom register to attend the Industry day event in Section 1.4.

II.2.14)Additional information
II.3)Estimated date of publication of contract notice:
13/02/2018

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 conducting a supplier industry event to be held on 5th February at the DW Stadium 15 Loire Dr, Wigan WN5 0UH (https://www.dwstadium.com/). To register your interest and to confirm attendance, please send an email to:

Area10Procurement@highwaysengland.co.uk (maximum of 2 attendees). Please provide a response by 19 January 2018, including the contract you are interested in (Maintenance & Response; Construction Works Framework; Design services Contract).

The Contracting Authority intends to use an eTendering system in this procurement exercise and reserves the right to use a reverse auction.

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
22/12/2017