16/01/2018    S10    - - Works - Contract notice - Restricted procedure 
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United Kingdom-Hertford: Construction work

2018/S 010-017450

Contract notice

Works

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Hertfordshire County Council
Pegs Lane
Hertford
SG13 8DE
United Kingdom
Contact person: Strategic Procurement Group
E-mail: evelyn.poulton@hertfordshire.gov.uk
NUTS code: UKH23

Internet address(es):

Main address: www.hertfordshire.gov.uk

Address of the buyer profile: www.supplyhertfordshire.uk

I.2)Joint procurement
I.3)Communication
The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: http://www.supplyhertfordshire.uk
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted 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:

HCC-January 2018 A120 Bypass (Little Hadham) and Flood Alleviation Scheme

Reference number: HCC1810310
II.1.2)Main CPV code
45000000
II.1.3)Type of contract
Works
II.1.4)Short description:

Hertfordshire County Council (the "Council") is procuring a contractor to construct the A120 Bypass (Little Hadham) and Flood Alleviation Scheme. Further information in regards to this opportunity can be found in II.2.4) Description of the procurement field (OJEU Contract Notice refers) and full information is provided with the SQ and Tender Document. Organisations wishing to take part in this project are invited to "express interest" which will give access to the full procurement documents in the e-tendering system. Please see VI.3) Additional information for further information.

Any questions relating to this procurement must be made via the correspondence area in the e-Tendering system, in accordance with the procurement documents and can be addressed to the main contact as shown in the details above.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 28 000 000.00 GBP
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
45000000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKH23
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The scheme is a joint proposal by Hertfordshire County Council (HCC), the Employer, as the highway authority, and the Environment Agency (EA). The intention is to let a single contract to build the combined bypass and flood alleviation scheme.

The Employer has responsibility for the majority of the design of the works which has been undertaken by Opus Arup JV. An Industry Briefing regarding the Tender will take place on Monday 29 January 2018, registration 13:00 start 13:30 anticipated to be finished by 16:30.

—this will take place at Hertfordshire Development Centre, Robertson House, 6 Six Hills Way, Stevenage, SG1 2FQ

— booking deadline Monday 22 January.

Booking form included with the other documentation in Supply Hertfordshire. A Pre-procurement Market Engagement (PPME) exercise and Industry Day was held in September 2016, Output from the PPME in the Tender Documents.

For the avoidance of doubt, the estimated value of the Contract will be approximately between £ 22 000 000.00 and £ 28 000 000.00. Organisations should be aware that due to the nature of the Works provided, any Contract formed as a result of this procurement process shall be executed as a deed.

Organisations should seek independent legal advice on the implications of this prior to submitting their bid, where appropriate. This procurement is not being divided into Lots because the Council requires a single contractor to deliver this project.

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
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 66
This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited
Envisaged minimum number: 5
Maximum number: 6
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates:

The Council reserves the right to invite 6 applicants if the scores of the 5th and 6th placed applicants are 2 % or less apart (provided that such applicants meet all minimum thresholds and requirements as set out in the Selection Questionnaire).

II.2.10)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues
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

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
III.1.2)Economic and financial standing
III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
III.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:
III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
Restricted procedure
IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
IV.1.4)Information about reduction of the number of solutions or tenders during negotiation or dialogue
IV.1.6)Information about electronic auction
IV.1.8)Information about the 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
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
Date: 28/02/2018
Local time: 12:00
IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
Date: 27/06/2018
IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:
English
IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
Duration in months: 6 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
Electronic invoicing will be accepted
Electronic payment will be used
VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
N/A
N/A
United Kingdom
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.4.3)Review procedure
Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

Precise information on deadlines for review procedures: The Contracting Authority will incorporate a minimum 10 calendar day (when using electronic means) standstill period at the point information on the award of the Contract is communicated to tenderers. This period allows unsuccessful tenderers to challenge the decision to award a Contract before a contract is executed/signed (as appropriate).

The Public Contracts Regulations 2015 (‘Regulations’) 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 and within the time limits as defined in the above regulations. Where a Contract has not been entered into the court may order the setting aside of the award decision or order the contracting authority to amend any document and may award damages. If the Contract has been entered into the court has the options to award damages and/or to shorten or order the Contract ineffective.

VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
High Court, Royal Courts of Justice
The Strand
Hertford
WC2A 2LL
United Kingdom
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
12/01/2018