Current DfI Roads & Rivers tender opportunities are outlined below including relevant details and, where relevant, a copy of the notice to the Official Journal of the European Union.

Please note that the Department now uses the eTendersNI portal to advertise their tender opportunities. For more information on eTendersNI please see DoF eTendersNI.

Tender process

Tender documents will be available in electronic format only and may be accessed through the eTendersNI portal.

Tender submission must be received by the Department, in full, through the eTendersNI portal by the deadline stated in the table.

eTendersNI is the Department’s electronic tendering system. Should you have any queries, or if you are having any problems registering on the portal, please contact eTenderNI’s dedicated supplier helpdesk by calling 0800 240 4545 or by emailing: eTendersNI helpdesk

All documents must be completed and returned so as to arrive no later than 3.00 pm on the date shown.

Provision of SCANNER Survey 2020 

Estimated value: Approx. £655k
Closing date for tenders: 30 March 2020
Detail: The Department for Infrastructure requires a Contractor to carry out SCANNER surveys on various roads across the Northern Ireland road network in accordance with the specification schedule.

This contract is regulated by The Public Contracts Regulations 2015 and a Contract Notice has been dispatched to the Office for Official Publications of the European Union.

Supply, Deliver and Installation of a Static Hot Box

Estimated value: Approx. £44k
Closing date for tenders: 9 March 2020
Detail: DfI Roads & Rivers have a requirement for the supply, delivery and installation of a static hot box for DfI Roads depot at Enniskillen, Co.Fermanagh.

Supply of Traffic Management Equipment

Estimated value: Approx. £750k
Closing date for tenders: 12 March 2020
Detail: DfI Roads & Rivers have a requirement for the supply and delivery of traffic cones, cylinders, barrier boards, bollards and associated traffic management equipment. These items are used for temporary traffic control, road maintenance and fleet maintenance operations undertaken by DfI Roads & Rivers.

This contract is regulated by The Public Contracts Regulations 2015 and a Contract Notice has been dispatched to the Office for Official Publications of the European Union.

Term Contracts for Asphalt Resurfacing 2020 (B)

Estimated value: Up to approx. £8m per annum
Closing date for PQQ: 5 March 2020
Detail: The Term Contracts for Asphalt Resurfacing 2020 (B) will include the following work activities: laying various types of asphalt, asphalt concrete and thin surfacing by mechanical means, laying various types of asphalt, asphalt concrete and thin surfacing by hand, reshaping of carriageways, adjustment of street furniture to new levels, adjustment/provision of kerblines, adjustment/provision of carriageway drainage systems, traffic management, road marking/studs, other associated ancillary works in the following Local Government Districts:

ARN2 - Mid & East Antrim
ARE1 - Belfast
ARS1 - Armagh, Banbridge & Craigavon
ARS3 - North Down & Ards
ARW3 - Fermanagh

These contracts are regulated by The Public Contracts Regulations 2015 and a Contract Notice has been dispatched to the Office for Official Publications of the European Union

Term Contracts for Asphalt Resurfacing 2020 (A)

Estimated value: Up to approx. £9m per annum
Closing date for PQQ: 27 Feburary 2020
Detail: The Term Contracts for Asphalt Resurfacing 2020 (A) will include the following work activities: laying various types of asphalt, asphalt concrete and thin surfacing by mechanical means, laying various types of asphalt, asphalt concrete and thin surfacing by hand, reshaping of carriageways, adjustment of street furniture to new levels, adjustment/provision of kerblines, adjustment/provision of carriageway drainage systems, traffic management, road marking/studs, other associated ancillary works in the following Local Government Districts:

ARW1 - Mid Ulster
ARW4 - Omagh
ARS2 - Newry, Mourne & Down
ARW2 - Derry & Strabane

These contracts are regulated by The Public Contracts Regulations 2015 and a Contract Notice has been dispatched to the Office for Official Publications of the European Union.

MV Portaferry II Hull Strengthening and Repair Project 2019

Estimated value: Approx. £300k 
Closing date for tenders: 7 October 2019
Detail: The Department is seeking an experienced Ship Repair Contractor to carry out structural repairs, strengthening and application of protective coatings to the MV Portaferry II ferry during Autumn 2019.

This contract is regulated by The Public Contracts Regulations 2015 and a Contract Notice has been dispatched to the Office for Official Publications of the European Union

Term Contracts for Maintenance and Improvement to Structures 2019

Estimated value: Up to approx. £1.5m per annum
Closing date for tenders: 5 March 2019
Detail: The Term contracts for Maintenance and Improvement to Structures 2019 will include the following principal work activities: stonework; sprayed concrete; reinforced concrete repairs; working with services / utilities; vehicle restraint systems installation or repairs; reinforced concrete construction; installation of precast beams or box culverts and temporary traffic management on public roads in the following Local Government Districts:  
STN1 - Causeway Coast & Glens;
STE1 - Belfast, Lisburn & Castlereagh;
STS1 - Armagh, Banbridge & Craigavon;
STW1 - Mid-Ulster;
STW3 - Fermanagh & Omagh.

These contracts are regulated by The Public Contracts Regulations 2015 and a Contract Notice has been dispatched to the Office for Official Publications of the European Union.

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