Works - 54362-2019

05/02/2019    S25    - - Works - Contract notice - Restricted procedure 

United Kingdom-Bedford: Construction work for highways, roads

2019/S 025-054362

Contract notice

Works

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Highways England
Woodlands, Manton Lane
Bedford
MK41 7LW
United Kingdom
E-mail: EastAssetDelivery@highwaysengland.co.uk
NUTS code: UK

Internet address(es):

Main address: www.highwaysengland.co.uk

I.2)Information about joint procurement
I.3)Communication
The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://highways.bravosolutions.co.uk
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://highways.bravosolutions.co.uk
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to 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:

Construction Works Framework (East Region)

II.1.2)Main CPV code
45233100
II.1.3)Type of contract
Works
II.1.4)Short description:

Highways England (HE) has a requirement to deliver construction works to maintain, repair and renew the Strategic Road Network (SRN) within HE East Region. Construction Works Framework (CWF) will be made up of a number of different contractors from different specialist areas who will work together to deliver network improvement and maintenance schemes within the East Region. The framework will cover but is not limited to: road lighting and electrical, general civils, technology, landscaping and ecology, road marking and studs, road restraint systems and fencing, drainage and geotechnical, temporary traffic management, structures and structural services, and expansion joints; and any other similar duties. Highways England may also use this framework to deliver works in any other HE operational area as a contingent measure. The length of the contract is 54 months which includes a 6-month mobilisation period.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 340 000 000.00 GBP
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for maximum number of lots: 3
Maximum number of lots that may be awarded to one tenderer: 3
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Temporary Traffic Management

Lot No: “Please note, within Asset Delivery the above is referred to as Lot 11*
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
34923000
34928100
34928110
34928300
34970000
34972000
45213310
45233100
45233120
45233121
45233141
45233150
45233280
45316210
45316212
45316213
45340000
50000000
50200000
50230000
50232000
50232200
63712000
63712200
63712700
63712710
71322000
71322500
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UK
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Temporary traffic management.

The lot will cover the supply of materials, plant and labour for the following (but not limited to):

— mobilisation,

— early contractor involvement,

— management network occupancy,

— community,

— contingency,

— design installation, maintenance and removal of temporary traffic management,

— installation, maintenance and removal of temporary safety barrier systems,

— installation, maintenance and removal of temporary speed enforcement systems,

— installation, maintenance and removal of temporary CCTV systems,

— management of breakdown recovery services,

— installation, maintenance and removal of temporary road markings and road studs,

— removal of existing road markings and road studs,

— principal contractor,

— deliver incident response (rapid response).

East Area location to include the counties of Bedfordshire, Hertfordshire, Cambridgeshire, Essex, Norfolk, Suffolk.

Highways England may also use this framework to deliver works in any other HE operational area as a contingent measure.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Criteria below
Quality criterion - Name: Quality / Weighting: 80
Quality criterion - Name: Financial / Weighting: 20
Price - Weighting: 80:20
II.2.6)Estimated value
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 54
This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited
II.2.10)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues
II.2.13)Information about European Union funds
The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Road Restraint Systems and Fencing

Lot No: “Please note, within Asset Delivery the above is referred to as Lot 9*
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
34928100
34928110
34928300
45213310
45233100
45233120
45233121
45233141
45233150
45233280
45233310
45340000
50000000
50200000
50230000
71322000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UK
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Road restraint and fencing.

The lot covers the following activities (but not limited to):

— mobilisation,

— early contractor involvement,

— management network occupancy,

— community,

— contingency,

— installation and removal of road restraint systems (vehicle and pedestrian),

— installation and removal of highway fencing and environmental barrier,

— temporary works,

— principal contractor,

— welfare facilities,

— deliver incident response (rapid response),

— push tests of existing and new road restraint systems.

East Area location to include the counties of Bedfordshire, Hertfordshire, Cambridgeshire, Essex, Norfolk, Suffolk.

Highways England may also use this framework to deliver works in any other HE operational area as a contingent measure.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Criteria below
Quality criterion - Name: Quality / Weighting: 80
Quality criterion - Name: Financial / Weighting: 20
Price - Weighting: 80:20
II.2.6)Estimated value
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 54
This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited
II.2.10)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues
II.2.13)Information about European Union funds
The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Road Markings and Road Studs

Lot No: “Please note, within Asset Delivery the above is referred to as Lot 8
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
34922100
45213310
45233100
45233120
45233121
45233141
45233142
45233150
45233210
45233220
45233221
45233223
45233251
50000000
50230000
71322000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UK
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Road markings and road studs.

The lot covers supply of materials, plant and labour for the following (but not limited to):

— mobilisation,

— early contractor involvement,

— management network occupancy,

— community,

— contingency,

— highway road markings,

— road studs,

— installation and removal of temporary road markings and road studs,

— anti-skid systems,

— principal contractor,

— welfare facilities,

— deliver incident response (rapid response).

The scope may also include rapid response.

East Area location to include the counties of Bedfordshire, Hertfordshire, Cambridgeshire, Essex, Norfolk, Suffolk.

Highways England may also use this framework to deliver works in any other HE operational area as a contingent measure.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Criteria below
Quality criterion - Name: Quality / Weighting: 80
Quality criterion - Name: Financial / Weighting: 20
Price - Weighting: 80:20
II.2.6)Estimated value
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 54
This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited
II.2.10)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues
II.2.13)Information about European Union funds
The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Road Lighting and Electrical

Lot No: “Please note, within Asset Delivery the above is referred to as Lot 4*
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
31000000
31500000
31523000
31530000
34928500
34928510
34992000
34992100
34993100
45213310
45233100
45233120
45233121
45233141
45233150
45310000
45316110
45316211
50000000
50200000
50230000
50232000
50232100
50232110
71322000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UK
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The lot covers the supply of materials, plant and labour for the following (but not limited to):

— mobilisation,

— early contractor involvement,

— management network occupancy,

— community,

— contingency,

— road lighting,

— illuminated signs and other highway electrical equipment,

— principal contractor,

— welfare facilities,

— deliver incident response (rapid response).

The scope may also include carrying out the duties of the M and R contract and emergency response.

East Area location to include the counties of Bedfordshire, Hertfordshire, Cambridgeshire, Essex, Norfolk, Suffolk.

Highways England may also use this framework to deliver works in any other HE operational area as a contingent measure.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Criteria below
Quality criterion - Name: Quality / Weighting: 80
Quality criterion - Name: Financial / Weighting: 20
Price - Weighting: 80:20
II.2.6)Estimated value
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 54
This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited
II.2.10)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues
II.2.13)Information about European Union funds
The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Technology

Lot No: “Please note, within Asset Delivery the above is referred to as Lot 6*
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
31000000
34923000
34924000
34992000
34992100
45213310
45233100
45233120
45233121
45233141
45233150
45310000
45316200
45316211
50000000
50200000
50230000
50330000
71322000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UK
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The lot covers the supply of materials, plant and labour for the following (but not limited to):

— mobilisation,

— early contractor involvement,

— management network occupancy,

— community,

— contingency,

— construction of highway technology works including the supply and installation of specialist technology equipment,

— installation, removal and commissioning of traffic signal equipment, safety cameras and CCTV equipment,

— principal contractor,

— welfare facilities,

— deliver incident response (rapid response).

East Area location to include the counties of Bedfordshire, Hertfordshire, Cambridgeshire, Essex, Norfolk, Suffolk.

Highways England may also use this framework to deliver works in any other HE operational area as a contingent measure.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Criteria below
Quality criterion - Name: Quality / Weighting: 80
Quality criterion - Name: Financial / Weighting: 20
Price - Weighting: 80:20
II.2.6)Estimated value
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 54
This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited
II.2.10)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues
II.2.13)Information about European Union funds
The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

General Civils, Drainage and Geotechnical

Lot No: “Please note, within Asset Delivery the above is referred to as Lot 5*
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
34928100
34928110
34928300
34992200
34992300
44423400
45111240
45112700
45200000
45213310
45223500
45230000
45232450
45232451
45233100
45233121
45233130
45233131
45233141
45233142
45233150
45233210
45233220
45233223
45233251
45233280
45233290
45233300
45233310
45261420
45262300
45262330
45340000
45442200
50000000
50200000
50230000
71311000
71311100
71322000
71337000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UK
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

General civils, drainage and geotechnical.

The lot covers the supply of materials, plant and labour to carry out construction and removal activities for the following (but not limited to):

— mobilisation,

— early contractor involvement,

— management network occupancy,

— community,

— contingency,

— ducting,

— kerbing,

— footways,

— modular paving,

— brick/block/stonework,

— foundations and piling,

— retaining walls,

— demolition,

— earthworks,

— temporary works,

— non-illuminated traffic signs and posts,

— site clearance and landscaping,

— asbestos removal (planned),

— earthwork stabilisation,

— counterfort drains and soil nailing,

— ground anchors,

— slope netting (rock and soil),

— rock slope works including dowels, bolts, scaling, buttressing, dentition, shotcrete,

— “innovative” stabilisation techniques, such as electrokinetic osmosis, fibre reinforced soil, soil mixing and the use of geosynthetics to reinforce soil,

— principal contractor,

— welfare facilities,

— deliver incident response (rapid response) traffic signs and posts,

— construction and removal of drainage and manhole/catch pits,

— renewal or recycling of filter drain material,

— renewal and repair of pipes and pipe lining,

— renewal of ditches, swales, ponds and any other vegetative treatment systems,

— control and disposal of contaminated material,

— CCTV surveys,

— crack sealing,

— pavement joint repair,

— jetting and mechanical clearance of drains and soakaways,

— installation, removal and renewal of flow control equipment in storm-flow or attenuation systems, and

— installation, removal and renewal of any other drainage ancillary items including petrol interceptors.

The scope may also include carrying out the duties of the M and R contract and emergency response.

East Area location to include the counties of Bedfordshire, Hertfordshire, Cambridgeshire, Essex, Norfolk, Suffolk.

Highways England may also use this framework to deliver works in any other HE operational area as a contingent measure.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Criteria below
Quality criterion - Name: Quality / Weighting: 80
Quality criterion - Name: Financial / Weighting: 20
Price - Weighting: 80:20
II.2.6)Estimated value
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 54
This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited
II.2.10)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues
II.2.13)Information about European Union funds
The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Landscape and Ecology

Lot No: “Please note, within Asset Delivery the above is referred to as Lot 7*
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
39293300
45112700
45213310
45233100
45233120
45233121
45233141
45233150
50000000
50200000
50230000
71322000
77211300
77211400
77211500
77211600
77310000
77314100
77340000
77341000
92534000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UK
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Landscape and Ecology.

The lot covers supply of materials, plant and labour for the following (but not limited to):

— mobilisation,

— early contractor involvement,

— management network occupancy,

— community,

— contingency,

— weed control,

— wildlife control,

— ground preparation,

— site clearance,

— seeding,

— turfing,

— planting,

— watering,

— tree and shrub maintenance,

— management of waterbodies and any other special ecological measures,

— principal contractor,

— welfare facilities.

East Area location to include the counties of Bedfordshire, Hertfordshire, Cambridgeshire, Essex, Norfolk, Suffolk.

Highways England may also use this framework to deliver works in any other HE operational area as a contingent measure.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Criteria below
Quality criterion - Name: Quality / Weighting: 80
Quality criterion - Name: Financial / Weighting: 20
Price - Weighting: 80:20
II.2.6)Estimated value
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 54
This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited
II.2.10)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues
II.2.13)Information about European Union funds
The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Structures, Structural Services and Expansion Joints

Lot No: “Please note, within Asset Delivery the above is referred to as Lot 13”
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
44000000
44112000
44210000
44212120
44212300
44212317
44212320
44212380
45213310
45223000
45223100
45223110
45223500
45223800
45233100
45233120
45233121
45233130
45233131
45233141
45233142
45233150
45233210
45233300
45233310
45233320
45247200
45262300
45262420
45442120
45442121
50000000
50200000
50230000
71322000
71631400
90912000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UK
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Structures, structural services and expansion joints.

The lot covers the supply of materials, plant and labour for the following (but not limited to):

— mobilisation,

— early contractor involvement,

— management network occupancy,

— community,

— contingency,

— application of painting systems including specialist corrosion protection systems,

— installation, maintenance and removal of any temporary works required to ensure a safe method of working in relation to the service provided,

— installation of, and repair works to, highway structures waterproofing systems including testing of existing waterproofing systems,

— repair of concrete on highway structures including structural concrete works,

— bridge repair and strengthening works (structural and non-structural),

— installation and commissioning of cathodic protection systems,

— installation and commissioning of remote monitoring systems,

— installation and repair of bridge parapets,

— installation and repair of bridge bearings,

— installation of, and repair works to, highway structures expansions joints,

— principal contractor,

— welfare facilities,

— deliver incident response (rapid response).

East Area location to include the counties of Bedfordshire, Hertfordshire, Cambridgeshire, Essex, Norfolk, Suffolk.

Highways England may also use this framework to deliver works in any other HE operational area as a contingent measure.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Criteria below
Quality criterion - Name: Quality / Weighting: 80
Quality criterion - Name: Financial / Weighting: 20
Price - Weighting: 80:20
II.2.6)Estimated value
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 54
This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited
II.2.10)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues
II.2.13)Information about European Union funds
The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions for participation
III.1.1)Suitability to pursue the professional activity, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
List and brief description of conditions:

As detailed in the procurement documents.

Constructionline (https:/constructionline.co.uk/) is the UK Government's national pre-qualification register for construction contractors and consultants.

Applicants may demonstrate their suitability for a number of aspects in the selection process through providing their registration number for their valid and up-to-date Constructionline account. Contractors or Incorporated joint ventures submitting an application should provide their Constructionline registration number. For unincorporated joint ventures submitting an application each member of the group should provide their individual Constructionline registration number. Constructionline members are requested to ensure their profile is valid and up to date for the purposes of this tendering process. Where applicants do not have a Constructionline account, or a valid and up to date Constructionline account, they will have the opportunity to demonstrate their suitability through other means, in accordance with the procurement documents.

III.1.2)Economic and financial standing
Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
III.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:

A parent company guarantee or equivalent form of guarantee may be required at any time during the term of the contract.

A parent company guarantee or equivalent form of guarantee will be required where the financial standing of the applicant does not meet the required level as stated in the procurement documents.

Suppliers can only bid for, or be awarded, a maximum of 3 lots.

Partners within a JV or consortium are not permitted to:

(a) be members of more than 1 consortium/JV,

(b) apply as a sole applicant in the same lot as a consortium/JV of which they are a member,

(c) apply as a sole applicant in the same lot as another partner in a consortium/JV of which they are a member,

(d) apply for more than 3 lots either in their own right or as part of the consortium/JV.

Further information will be set out in the tender documents. Contract dates are indicative and subject to change.

III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
Restricted procedure
IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement
Framework agreement with several operators
Envisaged maximum number of participants to the framework agreement: 14
IV.1.4)Information about reduction of the number of solutions or tenders during negotiation or dialogue
IV.1.6)Information about electronic auction
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: 2018/S 227-518565
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
Date: 04/03/2019
Local time: 14:00
IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
Date: 04/03/2019
IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:
English
IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
Duration in months: 7 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
VI.3)Additional information:

The Contracting Authority will use an eTendering system in this procurement exercise and reserves the right to use a reverse auction. How to take part in this tender:

1) Register your company on the eSourcing portal (this is only required once) — visit https://highways.bravosolution.co.uk and click the link to register — accept the terms and conditions and click “continue” — enter your business and user details — note the username you chose and click “Save“ when complete — you will shortly receive an email with your unique password;

2) Express an Interest in the tender — login to the portal — click the “PQQs/ITTs Open to All Suppliers” link. (These are Pre-Qualification Questionnaires or Invitations to Tender open to any registered supplier). Click on the relevant PQQ/ITT to access the content. Click the “Express Interest” button at the top of this page. This will move the PQQ/ITT into your “My PQQs/My ITT's page”. (This is a secure area reserved for your projects only). You can access any attachments by clicking the “Buyer Attachments” in the “PQQ/ITT Details box”;

3) Responding to the tender — click “My Response” under “PQQ/ITT Details”, you can “Create Response” or “Decline to Respond” (please give a reason if declining). You can use the “Messages“ function to communicate with the buyer and seek any clarification. Note the deadline for completion, then follow the onscreen instructions to complete the PQQ/ITT. There may be a mixture of online and offline actions for you to perform (there is detailed online help available). Submit your reply using the “Submit Response“ button at the top of the page. If you require any further assistance please consult online help, or contact the eTendering help desk.

Tender documentation for contracts over 10 000 GBP will be published on a Powered by BravoSolution eSourcing Technology single website, made available to the public. You should also be aware that if your bid is successful the resulting contract will be published. In some circumstances, limited redactions will be made to tender documentation and/or contracts before they are published in order to comply with existing law, to protect commercial interests and for the protection of national security. This procurement falls within the scope of HM Revenue and Customs' Construction Industry Scheme. Successful Contractors may be required to fulfil the duties of the Principal Contractor under the Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2015. The Contract Data will confirm the details of the relevant contract dates and durations. It is mandatory for new Central Government contracts, which feature characteristics involving the handling of personal data and ICT systems designed to store or process data at the official level of the Government Security Classifications scheme (link below), to comply with Cyber Essentials. https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/government-security-classifications

All potential tenderers for Central Government contracts, featuring the above characteristics, should be aware of the requirements for the appropriate level of certification. Further information: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/cyber-essentials-scheme-overview

The tenderer with the most economically advantageous tender will be required to accept the Highways England Fair Payment Charter as a condition of acceptance of their tender. In accordance with clauses 53 and 54 of the contract Highways England intends to work with the winning bidder to explore opportunities for further efficiencies and improvements; discussions will take place during the mobilisation period. Highways England reserve the right to invite or not invite variant bids at their sole discretion. Further information will be set out in the tender documents. Contract dates stated are indicative, and may be subject to change.

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
See details at VI.4.3
See details at VI.4.3
United Kingdom
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.4.3)Review procedure
Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

Highways England will incorporate a minimum 10 day standstill period at the point information on award of the contract is communicated to tenderers. Appeals should be lodged in accordance with the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 (SI 2006 No. 5) as amended.

VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
31/01/2019