A9/A96 Geodetic Survey

A9/A96 Geodetic Survey

The contract is for the geodetic survey of the existing and proposed road corridors for the A9 Trunk Road between Perth and Inverness and the A96 Trunk Road between Inverness and Aberdeen.

UK-Glasgow: Architectural, engineering and surveying services

2013/S 079-133120

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)

Transport Scotland
Buchanan House, 58 Port Dundas Road
For the attention of: Jo Blewett
G4 0HF Glasgow
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1412727100
E-mail: jo.blewett@transportscotland.gsi.gov.uk

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: http://www.transportscotland.gov.uk

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA00099

Further information can be obtained from: Jacobs Engineering UK Ltd
95 Bothwell Street
For the attention of: Stuart Burns
Glasgow
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1316591631

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: Transport Scotland
Buchanan House, 58 Port Dundas Road
For the attention of: The Procurement Support Manager
G4 0HF Glasgow
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1412727100
Internet address: http://www.transportscotland.gov.uk

I.2)Type of the contracting authority

National or federal agency/office
I.3)Main activity

Other: transport
I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities

The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: no

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description
II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:

A9/A96 Geodetic Survey.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

Services
Service category No 12: Architectural services; engineering services and integrated engineering services; urban planning and landscape engineering services; related scientific and technical consulting services; technical testing and analysis services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: The extent of the site encompasses the existing and proposed road corridors for the A9 Trunk Road between Perth and Inverness and the A96 Trunk Road between Inverness and Aberdeen.
NUTS code UKM

II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)

The notice involves a public contract
II.1.4)Information on framework agreement
II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)

The contract is for the geodetic survey of the existing and proposed road corridors for the A9 Trunk Road between Perth and Inverness and the A96 Trunk Road between Inverness and Aberdeen. The geodetic survey will be used in the design and assessment of route options for the dualling of the aforementioned Trunk Roads.
The successful candidate may be required to be available to carry out supplementary surveys. The corridor of the geodetic survey is approximately 170 km long for the A9 and approximately 160 km long for the A96. The survey encompasses a number of junctions and extensive sections of existing roads. The geodetic survey contractor shall be required to establish a framework of permanent ground markers, produce the surveys at the required scale(s) and prepare suitable plans, digital string models, CAD models and reports. The geodetic survey contractor shall also be responsible for managing and procuring the traffic management required for the geodetic survey.
NOTE: To register your interest in this notice and obtain any additional information please visit the Public Contracts Scotland Web Site at http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/Search/Search_Switch.aspx?ID=261684

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

71250000

II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): yes
II.1.8)Lots

This contract is divided into lots: no
II.1.9)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:

Estimated value excluding VAT: 700 000 GBP
II.2.2)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.3)Information about renewals

This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:

A parent company guarantee may be required as part of the tender. The information to be provided by candidates shall be identified within the invitation to tender in respect of any deposits and guarantees.
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:

Details of renumeration and payment mechanism will be provided in the invitation to tender.
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:

Joint and several liabilities. If a contract is awarded to a consortium, applicants will be required to nominate a lead service provider with whom Transport Scotland can contract, or form themselves into a single entity before the contract is awarded.
III.1.4)Other particular conditions

The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: no
III.2)Conditions for participation
III.2.1)Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: The information to be provided by candidates is listed in the Instructions to Tenderers.
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: The information to be provided by candidates is listed in the Instructions to Tenderers.
III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
The information to be provided by candidates is listed in the Instructions to Tenderers.
III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts
III.3)Conditions specific to services contracts
III.3.1)Information about a particular profession
III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Open
IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate
IV.1.3)Reduction of the number of operators during the negotiation or dialogue
IV.2)Award criteria
IV.2.1)Award criteria

The most economically advantageous tender in terms of the criteria stated in the specifications, in the invitation to tender or to negotiate or in the descriptive document
IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction

An electronic auction will be used: no
IV.3)Administrative information
IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority:

TS/MTRIPS/SER/2013/01.
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract
IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

5.6.2013 – 12:00
IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
IV.3.6)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up

English.
IV.3.7)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders

Persons authorised to be present at the opening of tenders: yes
Additional information about authorised persons and opening procedure: Opening of tenders shall be undertaken by those authorised by the Scottish Ministers (Transport Scotland).

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
VI.2)Information about European Union funds
VI.3)Additional information

(SC Ref:261684)
VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures
VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals

Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: An economic operator that suffers, or risks suffering, loss or damage attributable to a breach of duty under the Public Contracts (Scotland) Regulations 2012 (SSI/2012/88) (as amended) may bring proceedings in the Sherriff Court or the Court of Session.
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:18.4.2013