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Works - 611377-2019

24/12/2019    S248    Works - Prior information notice without call for competition - Not applicable 

United Kingdom-Birmingham: Highway maintenance work

2019/S 248-611377

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: The Cube, 199 Wharfside Street
Town: Birmingham
NUTS code: UK
Postal code: B1 1RN
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Andrew Pritchard
E-mail: andrew.pritchard@highwaysengland.co.uk
Telephone: +44 3004703308

Internet address(es):

Main address: https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/highways-england

I.2)Information about joint procurement
The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body
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:

Maintenance and Response Contract (South-East Region) Area 4

II.1.2)Main CPV code
45233139
II.1.3)Type of contract
Works
II.1.4)Short description:

Highways England is looking for a suitable contractor to provide and undertake all routine and cyclic maintenance, incident response, defect rectification and severe weather delivery on the all-purpose trunk roads and motorways within the South-East Region (Area 4). Additional duties will also include the ongoing maintenance of 2 tunnels (A20 Roundhill and A27 Southwick), maintenance of roadside technology, the provision of traffic management for the contractor's maintenance and response activities (including traffic management) during incidents and where instructed by Highways England and the maintenance of depots. Under the CDM Regulations 2015 the contractor will be principal contractor for all work they undertake unless instructed otherwise by the service manager.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 106 500 000.00 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)
34923000
34993100
45221248
45233130
45233140
45233141
45233210
45310000
45316200
50230000
50800000
63712300
63712320
71300000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKJ
NUTS code: UKJ2
NUTS code: UKJ4
Main site or place of performance:

Highways England South-East Region (Area 4) includes the counties covering Kent, Surrey and West and East Sussex.

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 within Highways England South-East Region (Area 4) in accordance to Highways England standards and objectives. Additional duties will also include the ongoing maintenance of 2 tunnels (A20 Roundhill and A27 Southwick), maintenance of roadside technology, the provision of traffic management for the contractor's maintenance and response activities (including traffic management) during incidents and where instructed by Highways England and the maintenance of depots. 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 may consider amending the duties listed above and may remove or amend these as appropriate during the contract period.

The service period for the maintenance and response contract is for a duration of 8 years and the successful provider will be expected to operate collaboratively with other service providers and stakeholders in order to achieve Highways England’s objectives.

Highways England will be hosting a tender launch event, at a venue to be confirmed (location likely to be in close proximity to Maidstone); date of tender launch is anticipated to be on 14.1.2020. Expressions of interest are invited (limited to 2 attendees per tenderer) and a further email notification will be issued. Interested suppliers are requested to email, providing full names and contact details to Area4AssetDeliveryProcurement@highwaysengland.co.uk no later than 10.1.2020.

A briefing note is available via https://highways.bravosolution.co.uk access.

‘View current opportunities and notices’ and locate maintenance and response contract (South East Region) Area 4 (Project_2158) to download the note to view.

II.2.14)Additional information
II.3)Estimated date of publication of contract notice:
07/02/2020

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 hosting a tender launch event, at a venue to be confirmed (location likely to be in close proximity to Maidstone); date of tender launch is anticipated to be on 14.1.2020. Expressions of interest are invited (limited to 2 attendees per tenderer) and a further email notification will be issued. Interested suppliers are requested to email, providing full names and contact details to Area4AssetDeliveryProcurement@highwaysengland.co.uk no later than 10.1.2020.

A briefing note is available via https://highways.bravosolution.co.uk access ‘View current opportunities and notices’ and locate maintenance and response contract (South East Region) Area 4 (Project_2158) to download the note to view.

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
20/12/2019