Works - 574922-2019

05/12/2019    S235    Works - Contract notice - Open procedure 

United Kingdom-Reading: Construction work for highways, roads

2019/S 235-574922

Contract notice

Works

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: Reading Borough Council
Postal address: Civic Centre, Bridge Street, Reading
Town: Reading
NUTS code: UKJ11
Postal code: RG1 2LU
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Gareth Prandle
E-mail: transport.procurement@reading.gov.uk

Internet address(es):

Main address: www.reading.gov.uk

Address of the buyer profile: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/readingbc/aspx/tenders/current

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://in-tendhost.co.uk/readingbc/aspx/tenders/current
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/readingbc/aspx/tenders/current
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address
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
II.1.1)Title:

South MRT — Package 4

Reference number: RBC 00000692
II.1.2)Main CPV code
45233100
II.1.3)Type of contract
Works
II.1.4)Short description:

South Reading MRT is a series of bus priority measures on the A33 corridor between Mereoak Park and Ride and Reading town center. The scheme will reduce congestion and journey times, improve the attractiveness of public transport through enhanced frequency and reliability and enable sustainable economic and housing development on the main growth corridor into Reading. The scheme comprises of carriageway widening works to accommodate the new MRT (bus) southbound lane and associated and proposed foot way/cycleway on the A33. Work includes but is not limited to new road construction, alterations to the surface water drainage, street lighting, statutory utilities diversions, road restraint systems, sheet piling and the addition of a new northbound bus stop lay-by. Traffic signal upgrades are also proposed at the A33 Island Road Junction and A33 Bennet Road Junction. Furthermore, the works also include the relocation of a northbound bus lane and the addition of a southbound bus stop.

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)Description
II.2.1)Title:
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
44212400
44212410
45100000
45233310
45233320
45233110
45233140
45233200
45233210
45233290
45233294
45233300
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKJ11
Main site or place of performance:

A33, Reading, Berkshire, UK.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The scheme comprises of carriageway widening works to accommodate the new mass rapid transport (MRT/bus lane) southbound lane and associated and proposed footway/cycle way on the A33. Work includes but is not limited to new road construction, alterations to the surface water drainage, street lighting, statutory utilities diversions, road restraint systems, sheet piling and the addition of a new northbound bus stop lay-by. Traffic signal upgrades are also proposed at the A33 Island Road Junction and A33 Bennet Road Junction. Furthermore, the works also include the relocation of a northbound bus lane and the addition of a southbound bus stop.

Elements of work will include:

— drainage,

— road pavements and surfacing,

— Kerbs, channels and paved areas,

— traffic signals,

— street lighting and electrical works,

— sheet piling,

— dealing with contaminated ground conditions – excavation and disposal,

— utility diversion works,

— temporary traffic management systems involving traffic lane closures in an existing dual or single lane carriageway in an urban environment (mandatory).

II.2.5)Award criteria
Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents
II.2.6)Estimated value
Value excluding VAT: 4 000 000.00 GBP
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Start: 01/02/2020
End: 27/11/2020
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.2.12)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 set out in 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
List and brief description of selection criteria:

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents.

Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:

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:

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents.

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
Open procedure
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
IV.1.6)Information about electronic auction
An electronic auction will be used
Additional information about electronic auction:
IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: no
IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
Date: 17/01/2020
Local time: 15:00
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:
English
IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
Tender must be valid until: 21/04/2020
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders
Date: 20/01/2020
Local time: 09:00
Place:

Reading Borough Council, Civic Offices, Bridge Street, RG1 2LU Reading .

Information about authorised persons and opening procedure:

Reading Borough Council, Civic Offices, Bridge Street, RG1 2LU Reading .

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
Electronic ordering will be used
Electronic invoicing will be accepted
Electronic payment will be used
VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Official name: Reading Borough Council
Town: Reading
Postal code: RG1 2LU
Country: United Kingdom
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
Official name: Institution of Civil Engineers (Shall Nominate)
Town: London
Postal code: SW1P 3AA
Country: United Kingdom
VI.4.3)Review procedure
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
03/12/2019