Works - 52827-2014

15/02/2014    S33    - - Works - Contract notice - Open procedure 

United Kingdom-Downpatrick: Construction work for highways, roads

2014/S 033-052827

Contract notice

Works

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)

Department for Regional Development
Roads Service, Procurement Branch, Rathkeltair House
For the attention of: Roisin Wilson
BT30 6AJ Downpatrick
United Kingdom
E-mail: roads.contracts@drdni.gov.uk

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: www.drdni.gov.uk

Electronic access to information: https://e-sourcingni.bravosolution.co.uk/web/login.shtml

Further information can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: The above mentioned contact point(s)

I.2)Type of the contracting authority
Ministry or any other national or federal authority, including their regional or local sub-divisions
I.3)Main activity
General public services
I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities
The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: no

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description
II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:
Belfast Rapid Transit Phase 1 – A20 Upper Newtownards Road (Sandown Road to Knock Road)
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance
Works
Execution

NUTS code UKN03

II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)
The notice involves a public contract
II.1.4)Information on framework agreement
II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)
Construction work for highways, roads. Road construction works. Roadworks. Engineering works and construction works. The objective of the Belfast Rapid Transit Project is to provide fast and reliable services connecting East and West Belfast, Titanic Quarter and key locations of economic and social activity in the city centre.
The construction elements of the Belfast Rapid Transit project have been sub divided into a number of schemes which will be released in phases. This contract is for the introduction of bus lanes along the Upper Newtownards Road from the Sandown Road to the Knock Road.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

45233100, 45233120, 45233140, 45220000

II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): yes
II.1.8)Lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.1.9)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:
All permanent and temporary works associated with carriageway widening along the Upper Newtownards Road between Sandown Rd and Knock Road junctions to facilitate implementation of the Eastway Belfast Rapid Transit Network. The new cross-section will include two inbound and two outbound lanes (nearside lane in each direction will be a dedicated bus lane). Lay-bys will be included at various points along the scheme to improve parking provision in the area. Existing drainage networks will be upgraded to include kerb inlet gullies, reducing carriageway ironworks and improving bus ride quality. To maintain suitable footway widths, it will be necessary to trim back existing boundary hedges.
Estimated value excluding VAT: 1 430 000 GBP
II.2.2)Information about options
Options: no
II.2.3)Information about renewals
This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion
Duration in months: 6 (from the award of the contract)

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
To be advised in contract documents.
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:
Joint and several liability.
III.1.4)Other particular conditions
The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: no
III.2)Conditions for participation
III.2.1)Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Refer to III.2.3.
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: Refer to III.2.3.
III.2.3)Technical capacity
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
Full details of the conditions for participation are included in the Tender documents. Refer to VI.3 Additional Information for details.
III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts
III.3)Conditions specific to services contracts
III.3.1)Information about a particular profession
III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
Open
IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate
IV.1.3)Reduction of the number of operators during the negotiation or dialogue
IV.2)Award criteria
IV.2.1)Award criteria
Lowest price
IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction
An electronic auction will be used: no
IV.3)Administrative information
IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority:
T-1018
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract
no
IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document
Time limit for receipt of requests for documents or for accessing documents: 31.3.2014 - 14:59
Payable documents: no
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
31.3.2014 - 15:00
IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
IV.3.6)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up
English.
IV.3.7)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
in days: 90 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about European Union funds
The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
VI.3)Additional information
The contracting authority considers that this contract may be suitable for economic operators that are small or medium enterprises (SMEs). However, any selection of tenderers will be based solely on the criteria set out for the procurement, and the contract will be awarded on the basis of the Lowest price. All documents will only be available on-line through the eSourcingNI portal.

1. If you are not already registered on eSourcing NI you must register your company on the eSourcing NI portal which can be found at www.e-sourcingni.bravosolution.co.uk — Follow the link to the eSourcing Portal — Click on the 'Register' link and follow the instructions on the screen.

2. Express an Interest in the tender and responding to Tenders — Login to the portal with the username/password. If you require assistance or help to navigate the site please consult the online help, or contact the eSourcing help desk. The contact details can be found on the eSourcing NI opening web page at www.e-sourcingni.bravosolution.co.uk The documents may be downloaded up to the closing date and time for the submission. The tender must be completed by all applicants and returned using the online eSourcing NI portal to arrive not later than the time and date as stated in IV.3.4.

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 Regional Development 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 twelve months from the date of issue of the certificate.

To view this notice, please click here: https://www.delta-esourcing.com/delta/viewNotice.html?noticeId=88833588.

GO Reference: GO-2014213-PRO-5459773.
VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures
VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
13.2.2014