Highway Construction Tender

Highway Construction Tender

The proposed scheme is for the construction of a 4.8km long, two-lane highway to bypass the villages of Leeming Bar and Aiskew and the town of Bedale, in North Yorkshire.

UK-Northallerton: Highways engineering services

2013/S 076-127311

Contract notice

Works

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

North Yorkshire County Council
County Hall
For the attention of: Colin Quinn
DL7 8AD Northallerton
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1609532876
E-mail: colin.quinn@northyorks.gov.uk

Internet address(es):

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

Address of the buyer profile: https://www.yortender.co.uk

Further information can be obtained from: See VI.3) Additional information
See VI.3) Additional information
Contact point(s): Garry Raisbeck
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1609533447
Internet address: https://www.yortender.co.uk

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: See VI.3) Additional information
See VI.3) Additional information
Contact point(s): Garry Raisbeck
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1609533447
Internet address: https://www.yortender.co.uk

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: See VI.3) Additional information
See VI.3) Additional information
Contact point(s): Garry Raisbeck
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1609533447
Internet address: https://www.yortender.co.uk

I.2)Type of the contracting authority

Regional or local authority
I.3)Main activity

General public services
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:

A684 Bedale, Aiskew and Leeming Bar Bypass
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

Works
Design and execution
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: A684 Bedale, Aiskew and Leeming Bar, North Yorkshire, UK. Further details are included in the Pre Qualification document.
NUTS code UKE2

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 proposed scheme is for the construction of a 4.8km long, two-lane highway to bypass the villages of Leeming Bar and Aiskew and the town of Bedale, in North Yorkshire. The new highway will comprise a single carriageway road, 7.3 metres wide with 1 metre wide hard strips and 2.5 metre verges and two new bridges.
The route of the road will cross arable and grazing pasture, woodland and a single track railway line. The route is split in to two halves by the existing A1(M) with the bypass linking to the interchange at junction 51.
The target date for start of construction is spring to autumn 2014.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

71311220, 71322000, 45233130, 71320000, 45233120, 45233121, 45233100, 71300000, 71322300

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:

It is anticipated that the design and execution will be in the range of £28m to £30m. The construction of the bypass is expected to commence in spring to autumn 2014 (dependent upon completion of statutory orders) with an estimated construction period of 2 years.
North Yorkshire County Council has received planning permission and published the statutory orders. Final funding approval will be subject to confirmation of Compulsory Purchase Order and Side Roads Order and the acceptance of the final tender price.
The scheme may include the design and execution of the following:
– two new road bridges (one over the Wensleydale Railway in the east and the other over the Wensleydale Railway, Bedale Beck and Rectory Wood in the west)
– three new roundabout junctions
– three landscaped balancing ponds
– erection of new lighting columns and signs at the junctions and their approaches
– the creation of new bridleways and construction of a new “Pegasus” crossing
– significant landscaping
– ecological mitigation works
– archaeological mitigation works
– diversion and protection of utilities including two diversions of a high pressure cross-country ethylene pipeline.
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 28 000 000 and 30 000 000 GBP
II.2.2)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.3)Information about renewals
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Duration in months: 27 (from the award of the contract)

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

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

Further and more detailed information will be contained in the tender documentation.
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:

Further and more detailed information will be contained in the tender documentation.
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:

Further and more detailed information will be contained in the tender documentation.
III.1.4)Other particular conditions
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: Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if requirements are met:
Further and more detailed information will be contained in the prequalification
questionnaire and tender documentation.
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if requirements are met:
Further and more detailed information will be contained in the prequalification
questionnaire and tender documentation.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: Further and more detailed information will be contained in the prequalification questionnaire and tender documentation.
III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if requirements are met:
Further and more detailed information will be contained in the prequalification
questionnaire and tender documentation.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
Further and more detailed information will be contained in the pre qualification questionnaire and tender documentation.
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

Restricted
IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate

Envisaged minimum number 5: and maximum number 8
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates: Further and more detailed information will be contained in the prequalification questionnaire and tender documentation.
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:

YORE-93RK9N
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: 10.6.2013 – 12:00
Payable documents: no
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

10.6.2013 – 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

Date: 25.10.2013 – 12:01
Persons authorised to be present at the opening of tenders: yes
Additional information about authorised persons and opening procedure: NYCC Legal Services

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

All expressions of interest and requests for further information should be conducted through the procurement portal for the Yorkshire & Humber Region: https://www.YORtender.co.uk

To access the tender documents you must register your organisation details on the YORtender system on the following the link https://www.YORtender.co.uk/ by creating a username, password and Company profile.

To view details of this contract, click on the Current Opportunities icon, the Opportunity should be displayed on the page; alternatively use the Opportunity Search icon to find the opportunity. In the search criteria set:
– Organisation to: North Yorkshire County Council
– Use the search function to search by key word or the contract ID: YORE-93RK9N
– Display tenders to: All,
– Matching categories to: All.
Click search and the details of this contract should be displayed. Once you locate the tender you will need to express your interest in this tender by clicking the Register tab which will then allow you to download any documentation required, complete and re-attach the documents to the system. This should be done in advance of the deadline date. If you require further information, guidance or support using YORtender please visit the website link https://www.YORtender.co.uk/procontract/help.nsf/frm_banner_help?openform, which contains an overview of the system as well as detailed guidance for registering and participating in procurement projects.

If you have specific system issues please contact the YORtender Helpdesk; tel: 0844 5434580 or email yorkshiresupport@due-north.com

VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

North Yorkshire County Council
County Hall, Racecourse Lane
DL7 8AD Northallerton
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1609533447
Internet address: http://www.northyorks.gov.uk/

Body responsible for mediation procedures
UNITED KINGDOM
Internet address: http://www.northyorks.gov.uk/

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals

Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: North Yorkshire County Council shall in accordance with the Public Contracts
(amendment) Regulations 2009, incorporate a minimum 10 day standstill period
commencing at the point that information on the intention to award the contract
is sent to tenderers. The Council shall, as soon as possible after the decision
has been made, inform the tenderers and candidates of its decision, and shall
do so by notice in writing by the most rapid means of communication
practicable. The information will include; a) the criteria for the award of the
contract b) the reasons for the decision c) the name of the economic operator
to be awarded d) a precise statement when the standstill period is expected to
end.
Should additional information be required, please contact the person cited in
paragraph 1.1 of this form.
If an appeal regarding the award of a contract has not been successfully
resolved, Public Contracts Regulations 2006 (SI2006 No 5) provide for aggrieved
parties who have been harmed or are at risk of harm by a breach of the rules to
take action in the High Court (England, Wales and Northern Ireland). Any such
action must be brought promptly (generally within 3 months).
Where a contract has not been entered into the court may order the setting
aside of the award decision or order the authority to amend any document and
may award damages. Following the 10 day standstill period, if no further
debriefing has been requested, the court may only award damages once the
contract has been entered into.
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

North Yorkshire Procurement Service
North Yorkshire County Council, County Hall, Racecourse Lane
DL7 8AD Northallerton
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1609533447

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:17.4.2013

Requirement: Highway Construction