Condition Assessment of the Highway Network

Condition Assessment of the Highway Network

Lot 1 – Course Visual Inspections. Lot 2 – Detail Visual Inspections. Lot 3 – Scanner (Surface Condtion Assessment for the National Network of Roads) Surveys on A, B and C.Road network, approx. 2 833 km per year. Lot 4 – Scrim and Grip Tester Surveys on 2, 3a and 3b heirarchy roads, which include A, B, C and some U Roads, approx. 4 032 km per year.

UK-Northallerton: road-inspection services

2012/S 213-352478

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

North Yorkshire County Council
County Hall
Contact point(s): Fiona Stone
For the attention of: Garry Raisbeck
DL7 8AD Northallerton
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1609533447
E-mail: Garry.Raisbeck@northyorks.gov.uk

Internet address(es):

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

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)

I.2)Type of the contracting authority

Regional or local authority
I.3)Main activity

General public services
Other: Local Authority
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:

Condition Assessment of the Highway Network.
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: Throughout the County of North Yorkshire and the City of York, UK.
NUTS code UKE

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

The notice involves the establishment of a framework agreement
II.1.4)Information on framework agreement

Framework agreement with several operators
maximum number of participants to the framework agreement envisaged: 12
Duration of the framework agreement

Duration in years: 4
Estimated total value of purchases for the entire duration of the framework agreement

Estimated value excluding VAT: 1 500 000,00 GBP

II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)

The proposed service wil be for a period of three years with the option to extend for a further year subject to satisfactory performance and at the discretion of the Council.
Contractors will be required to carry out highway condition surveys across North Yorkshire and the City of York.
The tender will be divided in to 9 Lots.
Lot 1 – Course Visual Inspections.
Lot 2 – Detail Visual Inspections.
Lot 3 – Scanner (Surface Condtion Assessment for the National Network of Roads) Surveys on A, B and C.
Road network, approx. 2 833 km per year.
Lot 4 – Scrim and Grip Tester Surveys on 2, 3a and 3b heirarchy roads, which include A, B, C and some U Roads, approx. 4 032 km per year.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

71631480, 71631400, 71353000

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: yes
Tenders may be submitted for one or more lots
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:

Contractors will be required to carry out highway condition surveys across North Yorkshire and the City of York.
The proposed service will be for a period of three years with the option to extend for a further year subject to satisfactory performance and at the discretion of the Council.
Estimated value excluding VAT: 0,00 USD
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

Starting 1.4.2013. Completion 31.3.2017

Information about lots

Lot No: 1 Lot title: Lot 1 – Coarse Visual Inspection Surveys

1)Short description

Surveys shall be carried out in accordance with UKPMS rules and parameters and with the UKPMS DVI Documentation.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

71631480, 71631400, 71353000

3)Quantity or scope

Contractors will be required to carry out highway condition surveys across North Yorkshire and the City of York.
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots
Lot No: 2 Lot title: Lot 2 – Detailed Visual Inspection Surveys

1)Short description

Surveys shall be carried out in accordance with UKPMS rules and parameters and with the UKPMS DVI Documentation.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

71631480, 71631400, 71353000

3)Quantity or scope

Contractors will be required to carry out highway condition surveys across North Yorkshire and the City of York.
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots
Lot No: 3 Lot title: Lot – 3 Title Scanner

1)Short description

Surface Condition Assessment for the National Network of Roads. Surveys shall be carried out in accordance with UKPMS rules and parameters and with the UKPMS Scanner documentation.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

71631480, 71631400, 71353000

3)Quantity or scope

Contractors will be required to carry out highway condition surveys across North Yorkshire and the City of York.
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots
Lot No: 4 Lot title: Lot 4 – Scrim and Grip Tester Surveys

1)Short description

Surveys shall be carried out in accordance with UKPMS rules and parameters, with the Design Manual for Roads and Bridges Volume 7 for Scrim and the in house documentation of Findlay Irvine for Griptester Surveys.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

71631480, 71631400, 71353000

3)Quantity or scope

Contractors will be required to carry out highway condition surveys across North Yorkshire and the City of York.
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be 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: Please see Tender documents.
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Please see Tender documents.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: Please see Tender documents.
III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
Please see Tender documents.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
Please see Tender documents.
III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts
III.3)Conditions specific to services contracts
III.3.1)Information about a particular profession

Execution of the service is reserved to a particular profession: no
III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service

Legal persons should indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff responsible for the execution of the service: no

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:

NYCC/BES/27854
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

no
IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document

Time limit for receipt of requests for documents or for accessing documents: 17.12.2012 – 12:00
Payable documents: no
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

17.12.2012 – 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

Duration in months: 3 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening tenders

Date: 17.12.2012 – 12:01
Place:

County Hall Northallerton.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about European Union funds

The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
VI.3)Additional information

To access the tender documents you must register your organisation details on the Supplier Contract Management System (SCMS) at https://scms.alito.co.uk by creating a username, password and Company profile.

To view details of this contract, click on the Bulletin Board.
In the search criteria set.
— The contract ID to: NYCC/BES/27854,
— Current/awarded to: Current,
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— Council to: North Yorkshire,
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VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

North Yorkshire County Council
UNITED KINGDOM
Internet address: http://www.northyorks.gov.uk/index.aspx?articleid=42

Body responsible for mediation procedures

North Yorkshire County Council
UNITED KINGDOM
Internet address: http://www.northyorks.gov.uk/index.aspx?articleid=42

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals

Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: North Yorkshire County Council shall in accordancewith the Public Contracts (amendment) Regulations 2009, incorporate a minimum 10 day standstill periodcommencing at the point that information on the intention to award the contract is sent to bidders. The Councilhas informed the bidders and candidates of its decision, and has done so by notice in writing via the onlineprocurement portal SCMS. The information will include; (1) the award criteria, (2) the name of the successfulbidder(s), (3) the score of the recipient, (4) the score of the successful bidder(s), (5) details of the reason for thedecision, including the characteristics and relative advantages of the successful tender(s); and (6) confirmationof the date end of the standstill period. Should additional information be required, please contact the personcited in paragraph 1.1 of this form. If an appeal regarding the award of a contract has not been successfullyresolved, Public Contracts Regulations 2006 (SI2006 No 5) provide for aggrieved parties who have beenharmed or are at risk of harm by a breach of the rules to take action in the High Court (England, Wales andNorthern Ireland). Any such action must be brought promptly.
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

North Yorkshire County Council
UNITED KINGDOM
Internet address: http://www.northyorks.gov.uk/index.aspx?articleid=42

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:2.11.2012