DfI Roads & Rivers current tenders

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.

Term Contracts for Road Markings 2019

Estimated value: Up to approx. £600k per annum
Closing date for tenders: 11 November 2019

The Term contracts for Road Markings will include the following principal work activities: delivery of temporary traffic management as part of associated civils works on live traffic public roads; removal of road markings; laying of road markings using mechanical means; laying of road markings by hand; removal of road studs and installation of road studs
and other associated ancillary works in the following Local Government Districts:

RMN1 - Causeway Coast & Glens;
RMN2 - Mid & East Antrim / Antrim & Newtownabbey;
RME1 - Belfast;
RME2 - Lisburn & Castlereagh;
RMS1 - Armagh, Banbridge & Craigavon;
RMS2 - Newry, Mourne & Down / North Down &Ards;
RMW1 - Mid Ulster; and
RMW2 - 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.

Provision of Marine Painting Services for the Strangford Lough Ferry Service

Estimated value: Approx. £325k 
Closing date for tenders: 11 November 2019
Detail: The Department is seeking an experienced Marine Painting Contractor to carry out marine painting maintenance at Strangford Ebbing Dock, on both vessels owned by DfI Roads and Rivers operated by Strangford Lough Ferry Service which, at present, are two ro-ro vessels greater than 300 gross tonnes.

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.

Provision of Marine Electrical Maintenance Services for the Strangford Lough Ferry Service

Estimated value: Approx. £250k 
Closing date for tenders: 4 November 2019
Detail: The Department is seeking an experienced Contractor to provide Marine Electrical Maintenance Services for the Strangford Lough Ferry Service.

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.

Framework Agreement for the Provision of National Highway Sector Scheme 12 Training and Assessment

Estimated value: Approx. £185k 
Closing date for tenders: 30 October 2019
Detail: DfI Training Centre wishes to establish a Framework Agreement with a number of Lantra approved NHSS Training Providers to provide Sector Scheme 12AB training and assessment, IPV (impact protection vehicle) training and assessment, Sector Scheme 12C training and assessment and Sector Scheme 12D M6 training.

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 & Delivery of 4 no. Skid Steers 

Estimated value: Approx. £165k 
Closing date for tenders: 7 October 2019
Detail: DfI Roads and Rivers have a requirement for the Supply & Delivery of four Skid Steers with the option to purchase a further two if funding becomes available.

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.

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

Provision of Fleet Maintenance for Commercial Vehicles over 3,500kg

Estimated value: Approx. £1.9m
Closing date for tenders: 19 August 2019
Detail: The Department has a need to establish a call-off contractual arrangement in order to support its in-house maintenance operations. This contract is designed to provide the Department with a facility to have overspill work undertaken when in-house capacity is not sufficient to meet operational requirements.

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 and Delivery of Road Surfacing Materials

Estimated value: Approx. £9m
Closing date for tenders: 12 August 2019
Detail: DfI is seeking to secure a framework agreement for the supply and delivery of asphalt concrete, hot rolled asphalt and coated chippings and a supply and delivery contract for permanent cold lay surfacing materials.

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 and Delivery of Roads & Rivers Maintenance Supply Products

Estimated value: Approx. £3m
Closing date for tenders: 23 September 2019
Detail: DfI Roads & Rivers have a requirement for an experienced Contractor to supply and deliver road/rivers maintenance products.

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

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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