United Kingdom-Stirling: Construction work for highways, roads
Section I: Contracting authority
Main address: http://www.stirling.gov.uk
Address of the buyer profile: https://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA00146
Main address: http://www.falkirk.gov.uk
Address of the buyer profile: https://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA00184
Main address: http://www.clacks.gov.uk/business/corporateprocurementprocess/
Address of the buyer profile: https://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA00260
Section II: Object
Roads Maintenance and Improvements Framework
Stirling Council, Clackmannanshire Council and Falkirk Council are carrying out an open tender procedure to create a framework agreement covering services and works across their road services teams. The framework will cover services that are currently bought in, either to supplement existing resources or where the Councils do not have the requisite expertise to carry the work out in house.
— resurfacing/reconstruction of bituminous carriageways/final surface course,
— kerbing and footway,
— slabbing/modular paving/natural stone,
— footpath construction.
Option to extend a further individual 2 x 12 month periods.
— planing of carriageways, varying depths,
— planing of footways, varying depths,
— as above with contractor providing haulage and retaining planings,
— planing of carriageways/footways with the client retaining planings.
Surface dressing of carriageways at pre-determined locations.
Option to extend a further 2 x 12 months individual periods.
For Lot 4 tenderers will be evaluated on technical alone with the highest scoring tenderers being awarded a place on the framework. The full 100 % will be allocated to the technical section.
Vehicle Restraint Systems
— installation of vehicle restraint systems and terminals,
— repair of damaged vehicle restraint systems,
— reinstatement of surfaces.
— installation of lighting columns (including bracket arm and lanterns),
— civils, ground works, surfacing reinstatements,
— tracking, ducting and cabling,
— electrical work and testing — Lower cost stuff,
— retrofitting LED lanterns to existing columns,
— wall brackets.
Painting — Street Lighting
Lighting column painting (inclusive of cherry picker).
Application of Cold In Situ Recycling
Application of cold in situ recycling, which involves milling the road to a depth of 150 mm, adding a cement based binder, regrading the road, followed by the application of 2 layers of surface dressing to seal the surface.
Retread and Micro Asphalt
The retread process involves the surface treatment for roads by recycling the existing surface to a depth not exceeding 80 mm by harrowing and mixing in a specialised bituminous binder. The road is then regraded and sealed with a further layer of bituminous emulsion and surface dressed.
Micro Asphalt surfacing to carriageways shall be laid either 10 mm or 15 mm deep in accordance with the specification document, which forms part of the contract.
— minor road re-alignments,
— junction improvements,
— traffic calming schemes,
— rural/remote footpath and cycleway construction,
— dropped footway crossings,
— active travel schemes e.g. cycleways,
— public realm projects using high quality materials,
— any other roads related civil engineering project.
There is also the requirement within this Lot for associated works as part of a larger works package and these could include the following:
— street furniture,
— vehicle restraint systems,
— traffic signs and road markings,
— traffic signals,
— street lighting.
Option to extend a further 2 x 12 month individual periods.
Lot 2 tenderers will be evaluated on technical alone with the highest scoring tenderers being awarded a place on the framework. 100 % will be allocated to the technical section.
Lot 2 will cover individual road improvement projects under 750 000 GBP. For projects above 750 000 GBP a separate tender will be carried out. It is envisaged that the majority of work packages will be under 500 000 GBP
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
A goods vehicle operator licensing certificate is required for all lots except Lot 7 (painting of street lighting columns).
As stated in the contract documents.
Section IV: Procedure
Section VI: Complementary information
If the framework is extended to the full 4 years then it is expected that a further notice will be published in June 2023.
The buyer is using PCS-Tender to conduct this ITT exercise. The project code is 14944
For more information see: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/info/InfoCentre.aspx?ID=2343
The contracting authority does not intend to include a subcontract clause as part of community benefits (as per Section 25 of the Procurement Reform (Scotland) Act 2014) in this contract for the following reason:
Deemed not appropriate for this framework.
Community benefits are included in this requirement. For more information see: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/info/InfoCentre.aspx?ID=2361
A summary of the expected community benefits has been provided as follows:
Under this framework the successful contractors will be requested to contribute to the Councils’ economic, environmental and social objectives.
Based on the successful contractors’ annual spend with each individual Council there will be a requirement to meet the minimum number of community benefits points (as detailed in the ITT).
If you agree to adopt this community benefit approach, are successful in the award of this framework and meet the minimum annual spend threshold of 25 000 GBP you will be required to deliver the community benefits as per the table within the ITT.
Successful contractors will be required to report to each of The Councils on the community benefits delivered on an annual basis.
Internet address: http://www.stirling.gov.uk
Information on certificates required in public procurement in the EU