Provision of Carriageway Improvements Works Contractor 2014

Provision of Carriageway Improvements Works Contractor 2014 (TAN0085)

Leicester City Council wants to procure a suitable Works Contractor to carry out carriageway improvement works.


Awarding body Leicester City Council

Est. Start Date: 24/02/2014
Est. End Date: 31/03/2015


Leicester City Council wants to procure a suitable Works Contractor to carry out carriageway improvement works.

The aim of the proposed work is to improve the following carriageways;

? Coleman Road
? Mansfield Street
? Saffron Lane
? Welford Road/Victoria Park Road Junction
? Raw Dykes Road

Three of the above schemes are definite; these are Coleman Road, Mansfield Street and Saffron Lane. The rest require final confirmation.

The extent and description of the work that requires to be carried out at each site is detailed in the contract document. In brief the activities/treatments are listed below.

The contractual agreement will be based on the NEC3-ECSC (New Engineering Contracts _ Engineering Construction Short Contract).

The improvement works will include the following work/treatments:

• Surveying, basically taking existing levels of the carriageway as well as the kerb line.
• Crack and seat some sections of the carriageway (these will be indicated on a layout drawing).
• Plane of the whole carriageway. 40mm at the kerb line to zero at the centre of the carriageway.
• Install Geo-grid to prevent reflective cracking and add tensile strength to the carriageway
• Overlay using super-flex bituminous material or any other with similar properties.
• Realigning/adjusting levels of gullies, manholes and valves to match the new surface
• The work will also include replacing defective manhole and gully covers as well as cleaning gullies.
• The tenderer will take the responsibility of procuring sub-contractors (if there is a need) and managing traffic.

The area to be covered under this work is approximately 11 635m2. It is anticipated that the improvement works will increase the life span of the carriageways by more than 12 years and this will be a once of procurement.

The work should commence on the last week of February 2014

If interested click on the ‘Apply online’ tab. Tender closing date is the 10th January at 12:00hours.

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Applicants should note that due to the technicality of the software package being used to create this advert, this Opportunity will become “invisible” at midnight, 9/01/2014. Applicants are therefore requested to save all documentation relating to this Opportunity locally.

Additional information

Contract Type One off
Procurement Process Open Tender
Estimated ValueText Description
Category Roads, Highway Equipment & Materials, Works – Construction, Repair & Maintenance,
CPV codes 44000000,
Suitable for SME YES

Document Available Until

10 January 2014

about 1 month

Submission Return By

10 January 2014

about 1 month

Contact Details

Leicester City Council
Surinder Kahlon, Tel No: 0116 454 4022
New Walk Centre,
Welford Place,
Leicester LE1 6ZG