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Urban Traffic Control Ducting and Minor Highway Works Framework.

Contract notice

Works

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Transport for Greater Manchester
2 Piccadilly Place
For the attention of: Matt Robinson
M1 3BG Manchester
United Kingdom

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: http://www.tfgm.com

Address of the buyer profile: http://procontract.due-north.com/register

Further information can be obtained from: Transport for Greater Manchester
2 Piccadilly Place
M1 3BG Manchester
United Kingdom
Internet address: http://procontract.due-north.com/register

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: Transport for Greater Manchester
2 Piccadilly Place
M1 3BG Manchester
United Kingdom
Internet address: http://procontract.due-north.com/register

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: Transport for Greater Manchester
2 Piccadilly Place
M1 3BG Manchester
United Kingdom
Internet address: http://procontract.due-north.com/register

I.2)Type of the contracting authority
Body governed by public law
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:
Urban Traffic Control Ducting and Minor Highway Works Framework.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance
Works
Execution
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Greater Manchester.

NUTS code UK,UKD3

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
Number of participants to the framework agreement envisaged: 2

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:
Range: between 2 000 000 and 10 000 000 GBP
II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)
- In order to improve the performance of traffic signals, TfGM is to implement adaptive traffic signal control (SCOOT/ MOVA) at various locations throughout the Greater Manchester conurbation. SCOOT is Split Cycle Offset Optimisation Technique. MOVA is Microprocessor Optimised Vehicle Actuation. To ensure implementation of adaptive traffic signal control (SCOOT/ MOVA).
- To support this TfGM require 2 suitably experienced contractors to undertake associated civils enabling works on a call-off basis, in terms of ducting and other associated minor highways works.
- The SCOOT/MOVA technology itself will then be installed via a separate Traffic Signal Maintenance contract already in place.
- Following the award of Growth Deal 3 funding it is estimated that this level of funding will enable approximately 60nr junctions to be improved with site works to commence at the start of 2018 and last until the start of 2020.
- Other additional funding may also be obtained during the term of the Framework that results in a requirement to undertake further works associated with traffic signal junction improvements, these may also be delivered via the framework.
- The contractual arrangement is also intended to be made available for use by other authorities who may require works to be delivered via the framework subject to availability of funding. These include the 10 members of the Association of Greater Manchester Authorities.
- There is no guarantee given relating to the value of works to be instructed via this framework agreement.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

45233125, 45233130, 45233140, 45233142, 45233200, 45233210, 45233220, 45233221, 45233222, 45233223, 45233228, 45233252, 45233253

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:
- The duration of the framework will not exceed 4 years.
- The lower end of the range specified is the estimated minimum value of estimated works to be instructed by TfGM from Growth Deal 3 funding relating to the ducting and other minor highways works requirement. The delivery is envisaged to be by 2020 to reflect availability and deliverability of funding
- The upper end of the range beyond the 2 000 000 GBP anticipated from Growth Deal 3 funding reflects potential funding that may be obtained for similar provision during the term of the framework, however there is no further detail on other available funding beyond that identified for Growth Deal 3.
- The value of each scheme developed and instructed will vary.
- There is no guarantee given relating to the works or type of works to be instructed via the framework agreement.
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 2 000 000 and 10 000 000 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:
TfGM's particular requirements will be set out in the Invitation To Tender (ITT) documentation and may include, amongst other things, performance bond(s) and/or parent company guarantee's and/or other forms of security.
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
All tenders must be prepared in UK Pounds Sterling, and all payments will be made in the same. All as detailed in Invitation To Tender (ITT) and associated documentation.
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.
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: All as detailed in Invitation To Tender (ITT) and associated documentation.
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: All as detailed in Invitation To Tender (ITT) and associated documentation.
III.2.3)Technical capacity
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
All as detailed in Invitation To Tender (ITT) and associated 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
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:
170601
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: 22.9.2017 - 12:00
Payable documents: no
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
22.9.2017 - 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

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

Full tender documentation is available at https://procontract.due-north.com/register. Transport for Greater Manchester (TfGM) reserves the right to disqualify tenders that are submitted by any other means.

The Framework will be available for all organisations affiliated with TfGM including Transport for North, Rail North, Greater Manchester Combined Authority, Association of Greater Manchester Authorities members (https://www.agma.gov.uk/), Passenger Transport Executive Group, PTEG members (http://www.pteg.net/) and Cheshire West and Chester Council (http://www.cheshirewestandchester.gov.uk/). Currently, Transport for North is not a contracting authority and therefore, Transport for Greater Manchester will be procuring services on behalf of Transport for North until it becomes a formal body at which point Transport for North will be able to use this framework in its own name.

VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures
VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
17.8.2017