Area 9 Maintenance and Response Contract – West Midlands – Highways Agency

Area 9 Maintenance and Response Contract – West Midlands – Highways Agency

Highways England is looking for a suitable contractor to provide and undertake all cyclical and reactive maintenance, incident response, defect rectification and severe weather delivery on the trunk roads and motorways within Herefordshire, Shropshire, Staffordshire, Warwickshire, West Midlands and Worcestershire (Highways England Area 9).

Area 9 Maintenance and Response Contract (West Midlands)

Contract summary

 

Industry

    • Road traffic-control equipment – 34923000
    • Construction work for highways – 45233130
    • Highway maintenance work – 45233139

Location of contract

West Midlands

Value of contract

£335,000,000

Procurement reference

tender_261850/973688

Published date

2 July 2021

Closing date

9 September 2021

Closing time

5pm

Contract start date

1 July 2022

Contract end date

30 June 2030

Contract type

Works

Procedure type

Open procedure (OJEU)

Contract is suitable for SMEs?

No

Contract is suitable for VCSEs?

No

 

Description

Highways England is looking for a suitable contractor to provide and undertake all cyclical and reactive maintenance, incident response, defect rectification and severe weather delivery on the trunk roads and motorways within Herefordshire, Shropshire, Staffordshire, Warwickshire, West Midlands and Worcestershire (Highways England Area 9).

Duties will also include maintenance of roadside technology, the provision of traffic management for the contractor's maintenance and incident response activities, and traffic management for others who may be working on the network.

Under the Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2015 the contractor will be Principal Contractor for all work they undertake.

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.

Full details of the services are outlined in the document ‘Area 9 M&R Scope Issue 9’, with a description of Highways England Area 9 provided in the document ‘Area 9 Network Information Issue 9’.

The Contracting Authority intends to use an eTendering system in this procurement exercise.

Instructions on How to take part in this Tender:

1. Register for a free account at https://highways.bravosolution.co.uk

2. Click the 'ITTs Open To All Suppliers' link. (These are Invitations to Tender (ITT) open to any registered supplier). Click on the relevant ITT to access the content. Click the 'Express Interest' button at the top of the page. This will move the ITT into your 'My ITTs' page. (This is a secure area reserved for your projects only). You can now access the Tender Documents by clicking 'Buyer Attachments' in the 'ITT Details' box.

3. Click 'My Response' under 'ITT Details', you can choose to 'Create Response' or to 'Decline to Respond' (please give a reason if declining). You can now use the 'Messages' function to communicate with Highways England and seek any clarification. Follow the onscreen instructions to complete the ITT. There may be a mixture of online and offline actions for you to perform. You must then submit your reply using the 'Submit Response' button at the top of the page. If you require any further assistance please consult the online help, or contact the eTendering help desk.

 

More information

 

Linked Notice

tender_261850/953156

 

How to apply

 

Follow the instructions given in the description or the more information section.

 

About the buyer

 

Contact name

Highways England

Address

The Cube, 199 Wharfside Street
Birmingham
B1 1RN
England

Email

Area9MandRProcurement@highwaysengland.co.uk