Highways Construction Work Downpatrick
The objective of this contract is to upgrade the A26, to dual carriageway category 5 standard on the stretch of single carriageway between Glarryford and the A44 Drones Road Junction.
United Kingdom-Downpatrick: Construction work for highways, roads
Section I: Contracting authority
Department for Regional Development
Procurement Branch, Rathkeltair House
For the attention of: Stuart McKinstry
BT30 6AJ Downpatrick
General address of the contracting authority: www.drdni.gov.uk
Address of the buyer profile: 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)
Section II: Object of the contract
Design and execution
NUTS code UKN04
The strategic objectives for the A26 Dualling scheme are:
— Improve this length of the A26 (Frosses Road) to dual carriageway standard as identified in the Regional Strategic Transport Network Transport Plan 2015;
— Improve road safety on this length of the A26 (Frosses Road);
— Reduce traffic congestion at peak times through this section of the A26 (Frosses Road) and in doing so improve vehicle operating costs and journey times.
45233100, 45233120, 45233140, 45220000
1. Detailed design of the scheme, including obtaining relevant technical approvals, departures and relaxations.
2. Major earthworks including cuttings, embankments, ground remediation, pre-earthworks drainage and significant quantity of Peat.
3. Construction of approximately 8km of new dual carriageway D2AP and associated side road realignments and tie ins.
4. Three new Compact Grade Separated junctions at the B64 Station Road/Springmount Road, at the C61 Lisnasoo Road and at the B94 Drumadoon Road/B93 Killagan Road Junction and one new roundabout at the A44 Drones Road Junction.
5. Various structures including 3 no. new overbridges, 2 no. river crossings, 1 no.retaining walls and various boundary walls.
6. Drainage including 13 culverts and headwalls and a river diversion.
7. Accommodation works for affected land owners.
8. Management of temporary traffic arrangements to maintain traffic flows.
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 40 000 000 and 50 000 000 GBP
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
Full details of the conditions for participation are included in a Memorandum of Information and Prequalification Questionnaire. Refer to VI.3 additional information for details.
Section IV: Procedure
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates: Full details are included in a memorandum of information – Where there is a tie for 5th place, then all Economic Operators in 5th place will be invited to tender. For the purposes of this exercise a tie for 5th place is deemed to occur where two or more Economic Operators have identical scores or a score within 2 marks (out of a score of 100) of the 5th place score.
Payable documents: no
Section VI: Complementary information
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. You will now have access to the documents you need to express an interest, complete a PQQ and/or submit a tender for the opportunities listed. – 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 PQQ/ 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.
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GO Reference: GO-2013124-PRO-5309933