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Notice Summary

Title:
United Kingdom-Ipswich: Lake Lothing Third Crossing Build Contract
Document Ref:
543507-2019
Document Type:
Contract Notice - Restricted Procedure
Published By:
Suffolk County Council
Date Published:
18 November 2019
Deadline Date:
19 December 2019
Document Source:
Framework/DPS:
No
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Notice Abstract

Suffolk County Council wish to award a contract for the build of the Lake Lothing Third Crossing in Lowestoft, Suffolk under the NEC4 ECC Option A form of contract with bespoke Z clauses. The new crossing will be a multi-span bridge which includes a rolling bascule opening section, a section which will span the existing East Suffolk Line on the North side of the lake. The new bridge will have a 12 metre air draft height which will enable smaller vessels to pass underneath without an opening. The new crossing of Lake Lothing will include footway/cycleways on both sides and a control tower inclusive of plant room. The Council will have completed the Detailed design for the majority of the crossing with the exception being the MIECA. The mechanical design element will be completed to detailed design but the electrical and hydraulics for the bascule will be completed to scheme design. The successful contractor will be responsible for completing the detailed design of these elements.

Notice Details

Contract notice

Directive 2014/24/EU - Public Sector Directive

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting Change entity

I.1) Name and addresses

Suffolk County Council

Endeavour House, Russell Road

Ipswich

IP1 2BX

UK

Telephone: +44 1473260450

E-mail: martin.jennings@suffolk.gov.uk

NUTS: UKH14

Internet address(es)

Main address: http://www.suffolksourcing.uk

I.3) Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge at:

http://www.suffolksourcing.uk


Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address


Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to the abovementioned address


I.4) Type of the contracting authority

Regional or local authority

I.5) Main activity

General public services

Section II: Object

II.1) Scope of the procurement

II.1.1) Title

Lake Lothing Third Crossing Build Contract

Reference number: CD1160-2

II.1.2) Main CPV code

45221110

 

II.1.3) Type of contract

Works

II.1.4) Short description

Suffolk County Council wish to award a contract for the build of the Lake Lothing Third Crossing in Lowestoft, Suffolk under the NEC4 ECC Option A form of contract with bespoke Z clauses. The new crossing will be a multi-span bridge which includes a rolling bascule opening section, a section which will span the existing East Suffolk Line on the North side of the lake. The new bridge will have a 12 metre air draft height which will enable smaller vessels to pass underneath without an opening. The new crossing of Lake Lothing will include footway/cycleways on both sides and a control tower inclusive of plant room. The Council will have completed the Detailed design for the majority of the crossing with the exception being the MIECA. The mechanical design element will be completed to detailed design but the electrical and hydraulics for the bascule will be completed to scheme design. The successful contractor will be responsible for completing the detailed design of these elements.

II.1.5) Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 68 000 000.00 GBP

II.1.6) Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: No

II.2) Description

II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)

45221100

II.2.3) Place of performance

NUTS code:

UKH14

Main site or place of performance:

Lowestoft, Suffolk.

II.2.4) Description of the procurement

Suffolk County Council will undertake the procurement in accordance with the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 restricted procedure. Further information and a fly through video of the project can be found at http://www.suffolk.gov.uk/roads-andtransport/transport-planning/lake-lothing-3rd-crossing/

II.2.5) Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents

II.2.6) Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 68 000 000.00 GBP

II.2.7) Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Start: 15/06/2020

End: 31/12/2022

This contract is subject to renewal: No

II.2.9) Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

Envisaged number of candidates: 5

Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates:

In accordance with the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 restricted procedure, we may take through less if the candidates do not meet the minimum requirements set out within the selection questionnaire documentation. The selection questionnaire will be the PAS91 and we will be supported by construction line in the evaluation of submissions including undertaking evaluation of the submissions from companies who are not registered with construction line.

II.2.10) Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: No

II.2.11) Information about options

Options: No

II.2.13) Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: No

II.2.14) Additional information

The Council awarded a design and build contract to BAM Nuttall Ltd in October 2018 to undertake the design phase of the project. BAM Nuttall with their design consultant Arup Ltd shall be providing the Council with the detailed design information. The Council shall provide this information to the shortlisted bidders as part of the invitation to tender package.

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1) Conditions for participation

III.1.1) Suitability to pursue the professional activity, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers

List and brief description of conditions:

III.1.2) Economic and financial standing

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents

III.1.3) Technical and professional ability

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents

III.2) Conditions related to the contract

III.2.2) Contract performance conditions

As stated in the procurement documentation.

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1) Description

IV.1.1) Type of procedure

Restricted procedure

IV.1.8) Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: Yes

IV.2) Administrative information

IV.2.1) Previous publication concerning this procedure

Notice number in the OJ S:

2019/S 200-484959

IV.2.2) Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

Date: 19/12/2019

Local time: 12:00

IV.2.3) Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

Date: 20/01/2020

IV.2.4) Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted

EN

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1) Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: No

VI.2) Information about electronic workflows

Electronic ordering will be used

Electronic invoicing will be accepted

Electronic payment will be used

VI.3) Additional information

Suffolk County Council reserves the right to procure repeat requirements of a similar nature without a further call for competition pursuant to Regulation 32 of the Public Contracts Regulations 2015. This opportunity is available at http://www.suffolksourcing.uk The deadline date for submissions of the tender is 12.00 19.12.2019. The deadline for clarification questions is 17.00, 9.12.2019 which must be generated via the correspondence option on the website.

VI.4) Procedures for review

VI.4.1) Review body

Suffolk County Council

Endeavour House, 8 Russell Road

Ipswich

IP1 2BX

UK

VI.4.3) Review procedure

Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

Suffolk County Council incorporates a minimum 10 calendar day standstill period from the point at which information on the award of contract is communicated to tenderers. This period allows unsuccessful tenderers to seek further debriefing from the contracting authority before the contract is entered into. If an appeal regarding the award of contract has not been successfully resolved: The Public Contracts Regulations 2015 as amended provide for aggrieved parties who have been harmed or 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.

VI.5) Date of dispatch of this notice

14/11/2019

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