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Highways Consolidation Framework.

Prior information notice

Works

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Bristol City Council
City Hall, College Green
For the attention of: Mr John Thompson
BS1 5TR Bristol
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1173525565
E-mail:

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: https://www.bristol.gov.uk

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

Further information can be obtained from: Bristol City Council
City Hall, College Green
For the attention of: Mr John Thompson
BS1 5TR Bristol
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1173525565
E-mail:
Internet address: https://www.bristol.gov.uk

I.2)Type of the contracting authority
Regional or local authority
I.3)Main activity
General public services
Environment
I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities

The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: yes

South Gloucestershire Council
PO Box 199, Street Care, Civic Centre
BS15 0DR Kingswood
UNITED KINGDOM

North Somerset Council
Town Hall, Walliscote Grove Road
BS23 1UJ Weston-super-Mare
UNITED KINGDOM

Bath and North East Somerset Council
The Guild Hall, High Street
BA1 5AW Bath
UNITED KINGDOM

Section II.A: Object of the contract (Works)

II.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:
Highways Consolidation Framework.
II.2)Type of contract and location of works
Main site or location of works:
UKK11
II.3)Information on framework agreement
The notice involves the establishment of a framework agreement: yes
II.4)Short description of nature and scope of works
Bristol City Council intends to consolidate several highways work streams into 1 new framework and 2 term tender contracts all of them are to be launched and fully operational on 1.4.2017. Framework to include: (Surfacing) - Lot 1 Machine Laid Surfacing, Lot 2 Surface Dressing and Micro Asphalts, Lot 3 High Friction Surfacing and Coloured Surfaces, Lot 4 Slurry Seal and Preventative Treatments, Lot 5 Road Markings, Lot 6 Highways and Associated Works up to 1 000 000 GBP, Lot 7 Highways and Associated Works over 1 000 000 GBP, Lot 8 Highways Drainage, Lot 9 Drainage Engineering, Lot 10 Minor Bridge Repairs and Walling Works, Lot 11 Painting Works to Highway Structures, Lot 12 Steel Fabrication to Highway Structures and Lot 13 Geotechnical and Ground Investigation.
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 38 320 000 and 110 000 000 GBP

Lots

This contract is divided into lots: yes
II.5)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

45233130, 45233000

II.6)Scheduled date for start of award procedures and duration of the contract
Scheduled date for start of award procedures: 1.4.2016
Scheduled date for
start of works: 1.4.2017
completion of works: 31.3.2021
II.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): yes
II.8)Additional information:

The authority understands that best value can only be achieved by designing a procurement strategy that allows the market to work to its strengths and the authority making it clear what is really important to them to ensure both parties achieve commercial and operational success. To this end we are inviting prospective tenderers to engage with Bristol City Council by e emailing the procurement Construction Team e-mail: and participating in this process by completing and returning a questionnaire by Tuesday 23.2.2016. Bristol City Council intends to give feedback to all suppliers that participated in completing and returning a questionnaire by e-mail in late February or early March 2016. Following the feedback information suppliers will be able to request a Pre-Market Engagement meeting for the week commencing 14.3.2016. The meeting will be a maximum of 1 hour. This will allow the suppliers to share in the development of the authority final documentation and details for the procurement process. Results of the feedback questionnaire will be recorded, anonymised and published at the time the project is sent out to tender to ensure the procurement is undertaken in a transparent, fair and equal process.

Information about lots

Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority: Lot title: Lot 1 Machine Laid Surfacing
1)Short description:
Carriageway resurfacing and re-construction.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

45233130, 45233000

3)Quantity or scope:
To include preparation work such as road planning and or the adjustment of ironwork. Surfacing and or reconstruction work to be carried out using a variety of bituminous materials. The work may range from an individual site to a programme of work comprising of several sites which will be located substantially in an urban environment with constraints relating to traffic management within the City of Bristol boundary (and possibly that of other neighbouring authorities).
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 4 000 000 and 14 000 000 GBP
4)Indication about different date for start of award procedures and/or duration of contract
Scheduled date for start of award procedures: 1.4.2016
Scheduled date for
start of works: 1.4.2017
completion of works: 31.3.2021
5)Additional information about lots:
Bristol City Council estimated spend for this Lot is between 2 000 000 GBP and 8 000 000 GBP. The remaining estimated spend is to allow for the occasional external grant funded project and possible use of this Lot by the three surrounding authorities, although there is no guarantee that the 3 surrounding authorities will use this framework.
Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority: Lot title: Lot 2 Surface Dressing and Micro Asphalts
1)Short description:
Preventive carriageway maintenance across Bristol City Council highway network.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

45233130, 45233000

3)Quantity or scope:
Surface Dressing will be carried out as part of a programme of work to include several sites. A variety of aggregates and binders will be required to meet the individual characteristics of each site. Micro Asphalt will also be ordered as part of a programme of works. Sites will be substantially located in an urban environment with constraints relating to traffic management within the City of Bristol boundary (and possibly that of other neighbouring authorities).
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 4 000 000 and 12 000 000 GBP
4)Indication about different date for start of award procedures and/or duration of contract
Scheduled date for start of award procedures: 1.4.2016
Scheduled date for
start of works: 1.4.2017
completion of works: 31.3.2021
5)Additional information about lots:
Bristol City Council estimated spend for this Lot is between 2 000 000 GBP and 6 000 000 GBP. The remaining estimated spend is to allow for the occasional external grant funded project and possible use of this Lot by the three surrounding authorities, although there is no guarantee that the 3 surrounding authorities will use this framework.
Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority: Lot title: Lot 3 High Friction Surfacing and Coloured Surfaces
1)Short description:
Providing aniti-slip and coloured surfaces across Bristol City Council highway network.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

45233130, 45233000

3)Quantity or scope:
The work may be at new sites requiring limited preparation or at existing sites where the removal of existing surfacing may be required. The work may be ordered by individual site or as part of a larger programme of works. Cold applied resins to be used unless otherwise specified. Sites will be substantially located in an urban environment with constraints relating to traffic management within the City of Bristol boundary (and possibly that of other neighbouring authorities).
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 1 600 000 and 6 000 000 GBP
4)Indication about different date for start of award procedures and/or duration of contract
Scheduled date for start of award procedures: 1.4.2016
Scheduled date for
start of works: 1.4.2017
completion of works: 31.3.2021
5)Additional information about lots:
Bristol City Council estimated spend for this Lot is between 400 000 GBP and 2 000 000 GBP. The remaining estimated spend is to allow for the occasional external grant funded project and possible use of this Lot by the 3 surrounding authorities, although there is no guarantee that the three surrounding authorities will use this framework.
Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority: Lot title: Lot 4 Slurry Seal and Other Preventative Treatments
1)Short description:
Providing slurry seal and preventative treatments to footways and class 4 highways across Bristol City Council network.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

45233130, 45233000

3)Quantity or scope:
Work will usually be ordered as a programme of work with the majority of the work relating to footpaths, although some carriageway may be included. There may be a requirement to carry out preparation and or regulating work prior to the final installation. Sites will be substantially located in an urban environment with constraints relating to pedestrian and traffic management within the City of Bristol boundary (and possibly that of other neighbouring authorities).
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 1 600 000 and 6 000 000 GBP
4)Indication about different date for start of award procedures and/or duration of contract
Scheduled date for start of award procedures: 1.4.2016
Scheduled date for
start of works: 1.4.2017
completion of works: 31.3.2021
5)Additional information about lots:
Bristol City Council estimated spend for this Lot is between 400 000 GBP and 2 000 000 GBP. The remaining estimated spend is to allow for the occasional external grant funded project and possible use of this Lot by the 3 surrounding authorities, although there is no guarantee that the three surrounding authorities will use this framework.
Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority: Lot title: Lot 5 Road Markings
1)Short description:
New and reinstatement of road markings across Bristol City Council highway network.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

45233130, 45233221

3)Quantity or scope:
Work may be ordered per individual site, or grouped within an area or may be part of a programme to reinstate markings following surfacing work. Preparation may be required including the setting out and or the removal of existing markings. Sites will be substantially located in an urban environment with constraints relating to traffic management within the City of Bristol boundary (and that of other neighbouring authorities).
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 4 000 000 and 5 400 000 GBP
4)Indication about different date for start of award procedures and/or duration of contract
Scheduled date for start of award procedures: 1.4.2016
Scheduled date for
start of works: 1.4.2017
completion of works: 31.3.2021
5)Additional information about lots:
Bristol City Council estimated spend for this Lot is between 1 000 000 GBP and 1 400 000 GBP. The remaining estimated spend is to allow for the occasional external grant funded project and possible use of this Lot by the three surrounding authorities, although there is no guarantee that the 3 surrounding authorities will use this framework.
Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority: Lot title: Lot 6 Highways and Associated Works up to 1 000 000 GBP
1)Short description:
For the delivery of minor maintenance and new highway improvements using a schedule of rates approach as the basis including works of a similar nature off the highway.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

45233130, 45233000

3)Quantity or scope:
A range of works orders from small maintenance jobs ranging between 10 000 GBP and 20 000 GBP to traffic and highway schemes where the works is not of a complicated nature up to 1 000 000 GBP within the City of Bristol boundary (and possibly that of other neighbouring authorities). Most of the works shall be in order of less than 250 000 GBP.
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 6 000 000 and 28 000 000 GBP
4)Indication about different date for start of award procedures and/or duration of contract
Scheduled date for start of award procedures: 1.4.2016
Scheduled date for
start of works: 1.4.2017
completion of works: 31.3.2021
5)Additional information about lots:
Bristol City Council estimated spend for this Lot is between 2 000 000 GBP and 12 000 000 GBP. The remaining estimated spend is to allow for the occasional external grant funded project and possible use of this Lot by the three surrounding authorities, although there is no guarantee that the three surrounding authorities will use this framework.
Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority: Lot title: Lot 7 Highways and Associated Works over 1 000 000 GBP
1)Short description:
For the delivery of larger scale, complicated traffic and highway schemes.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

45233130, 45233000

3)Quantity or scope:
The value of the works offered under this Lot is usually dependant on the success of major scheme bids to central government grant funding and the work usually consist of larger scale, complicated traffic and highway schemes within the City of Bristol boundary (and possibly that of other neighbouring authorities).
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 8 000 000 and 20 000 000 GBP
4)Indication about different date for start of award procedures and/or duration of contract
Scheduled date for start of award procedures: 1.4.2016
Scheduled date for
start of works: 1.4.2017
completion of works: 31.3.2021
5)Additional information about lots:
Bristol City Council estimated spend for this Lot is between 4 000 000 GBP and 12 000 000 GBP. The remaining estimated spend is to allow for the occasional external grant funded project and possible use of this Lot by the three surrounding authorities, although there is no guarantee that the 3 surrounding authorities will use this framework.
Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority: Lot title: Lot 8 Highways Drainage
1)Short description:
Routine highway gully cleansing, jetting and logging of works on an electronic hand-held device and to also include highway subways and footbridges.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

45233130, 45232452

3)Quantity or scope:
To include routine highway gully cleansing, jetting and logging of works on an electronic hand-held device and to also include highway subways and footbridges. The provider will be required to disposal of waste at an approved location. The provider will be expected to undertake routine inspection and servicing of mechanical and electrical pumping stations and control equipment. To carry out surveys, locate blockages and establish the condition of drainage systems including submitting detailed reports to client. To carry out routine cleansing of trash screens and water courses. To carry out emergency cleansing of gullies or trash screens and remove flooding from the highway in and out of hours providing emergency call out works. .Sites will be substantially located in an urban environment with constraints relating to traffic management within the City of Bristol boundary (and possibly that of other neighbouring authorities).
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 4 400 000 and 5 400 000 GBP
4)Indication about different date for start of award procedures and/or duration of contract
Scheduled date for start of award procedures: 1.4.2016
Scheduled date for
start of works: 1.4.2017
completion of works: 31.3.2021
5)Additional information about lots:
Bristol City Council estimated spend for this Lot is between 2 400 000 GBP and 3 000 000 GBP. The remaining estimated spend is to allow for the occasional external grant funded project and possible use of this Lot by the 3 surrounding authorities, although there is no guarantee that the three surrounding authorities will use this framework.
Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority: Lot title: Lot 9 Drainage Engineering
1)Short description:
Drainage engineering work to repair, upgrade or the installation of new highway, watercourse and sustainable drainage infrastructure.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

45233130, 45232452

3)Quantity or scope:
Drainage engineering work to repair, upgrade or the installation of new highway, watercourse and sustainable drainage infrastructure. Work will be varied and ranging from the replacement of a gully grating and frame or repairs to a head wall to the installation of a complete drainage system involving deep excavation and confined spaces. This work will require fully trained and experienced confined spaces operatives to enter excavations and drainage infrastructure. Sites will be substantially located in an urban environment with constraints relating to traffic management within the City of Bristol boundary (and that of other neighbouring authorities).
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 2 000 000 and 4 000 000 GBP
4)Indication about different date for start of award procedures and/or duration of contract
Scheduled date for start of award procedures: 1.4.2016
Scheduled date for
start of works: 1.4.2017
completion of works: 31.3.2021
5)Additional information about lots:
Bristol City Council estimated spend for this Lot is between 1 000 000 GBP and 2 000 000 GBP. The remaining estimated spend is to allow for the occasional external grant funded project and possible use of this Lot by the 3 surrounding authorities, although there is no guarantee that the three surrounding authorities will use this framework.
Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority: Lot title: Lot 10 Minor Bridge Repairs and Walling Works
1)Short description:
Structural repair and Civils reconstruction works to associated highway structures.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

45233130, 45221100

3)Quantity or scope:
Structural repair and Civils reconstruction works to associated highway structures. Undertaking of routine structural maintenance and associated civils works to all types and construction on bridges (including swing bridges), culverts, subways and retaining walls. The work will involve routine programmed structural repairs and/or civil reconstruction work to several small sites as well as larger scale works on discrete sites. There will also be an element of reactive emergency damage repair works due to RTC damage, although this will be expected to be undertaken during normal working hours. Sites will be substantially located in an urban environment with constraints relating to traffic management with limited working areas within the City of Bristol boundary (and that of other neighbouring authorities).
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 1 200 000 and 3 200 000 GBP
4)Indication about different date for start of award procedures and/or duration of contract
Scheduled date for start of award procedures: 1.4.2016
Scheduled date for
start of works: 1.4.2017
completion of works: 31.3.2021
5)Additional information about lots:
Bristol City Council estimated spend for this Lot is between 400 000 GBP and 2 000 000 GBP. The remaining estimated spend is to allow for the occasional external grant funded project and possible use of this Lot by the three surrounding authorities, although there is no guarantee that the 3 surrounding authorities will use this framework.
Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority: Lot title: Lot 11 Painting Works to Highway Structures
1)Short description:
Maintenance programmed painting works to parapet railings and barriers to all highway structures.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

45233130, 45442000

3)Quantity or scope:
Maintenance programmed painting works to parapet railings and barriers to all highway structures. Structures to include bridges, retaining wall parapets, subway parapets, sign gantries and other ancillary highway structures. The programmed painting work to also include for the application of proprietary anti-graffiti coating systems to highway structures. The programmed work will be allocated into packages of several small sites or individually where a whole structure is to received and complete repainting. Sites will be substantially located in an urban environment with constraints relating to traffic management with limited working areas within the City of Bristol boundary (and possibly that of other neighbouring authorities).
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 400 000 and 1 200 000 GBP
4)Indication about different date for start of award procedures and/or duration of contract
Scheduled date for start of award procedures: 1.4.2016
Scheduled date for
start of works: 1.4.2017
completion of works: 31.3.2021
5)Additional information about lots:
Bristol City Council estimated spend for this Lot is between 200 000 GBP and 600 000 GBP. The remaining estimated spend is to allow for the occasional external grant funded project and possible use of this Lot by the three surrounding authorities, although there is no guarantee that the three surrounding authorities will use this framework.
Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority: Lot title: Lot 12 Steel Fabrication to Highway Structures
1)Short description:
Structural steelwork repairs/modifications and structural component replacement.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

45233130, 45223210

3)Quantity or scope:
Structural steelwork repairs/modifications and structural component replacement plus fabrication work using various forms of welding and mechanical connection methods. Undertaking of routine programmed structural steelwork repairs/modifications or replacement to bridge and retaining wall parapet railings including repairs or replacement to life expired or corroded structural components of all types of bridges and other highway structures, including bridge expansion joint plates, decking systems etc., including a degree of off-site fabrication in within a workshop. There will also be an element of reactive emergency damage repair works due to RTC damage, although this will be expected to be undertaken during normal working hours. Sites will be substantially located in an urban environment with constraints relating to traffic management with limited working areas within the City of Bristol boundary (and that of other neighbouring authorities).
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 800 000 and 2 400 000 GBP
4)Indication about different date for start of award procedures and/or duration of contract
Scheduled date for start of award procedures: 1.4.2016
Scheduled date for
start of works: 1.4.2017
completion of works: 31.3.2021
5)Additional information about lots:
Bristol City Council estimated spend for this Lot is between 400 000 GBP and 1 200 000 GBP. The remaining estimated spend is to allow for the occasional external grant funded project and possible use of this Lot by the three surrounding authorities, although there is no guarantee that the three surrounding authorities will use this framework.
Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority: Lot title: Lot 13 Geotechnical and Ground Investigation
1)Short description:
Programmed structural geotechnical inspections, routine programmed maintenance and associated stabilisation works to structural embankments and cuttings.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

45220000, 71332000

3)Quantity or scope:
Programmed structural geotechnical inspections, routine programmed maintenance and associated stabilisation works to structural embankments and cuttings as well as natural rock formations adjacent to the public highway. Work to involve routine cyclical de-vegetation and inspection of all formations and where necessary the undertaking of the required stabilisation work which may involve total or partial reconstruction, geotextiles and mesh stabilisation measures, anchoring stabilisation, or the installation of catch netting or other geotechnical control measures. Undertaking structural soil and site investigation including submitting reports. Sites will be substantially located in an urban and semi-rural environment with constraints relating to traffic management and other ecological and historical constraints with limited working areas within the City of Bristol boundary (and possibly that of other neighbouring authorities).
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 320 000 and 2 400 000 GBP
4)Indication about different date for start of award procedures and/or duration of contract
Scheduled date for start of award procedures: 1.4.2016
Scheduled date for
start of works: 1.4.2017
completion of works: 31.3.2021
5)Additional information about lots:
Bristol City Council estimated spend for this Lot is between 80 000 GBP and 400 000 GBP. The remaining estimated spend is to allow for the occasional external grant funded project and possible use of this Lot by the 3 surrounding authorities, although there is no guarantee that the three surrounding authorities will use this framework.

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
Bristol City Council standard form of condition for payment, which will be provided in the contract documents.
III.2)Conditions for participation
III.2.1)Information about reserved contracts

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about European Union funds
The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
VI.2)Additional information:
VI.3)Information on general regulatory framework
VI.4)Date of dispatch of this notice:
2.2.2016