Current DfI Transport and Road Asset Management tender opportunities are outlined below.

Please note that the Department 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.

Title

McKinstry Road, Dunmurry - Junction Improvement T-1139

Estimated value

Approximately £1.7m

Closing date for tenders

26 March 2024

Detail

This project involves the construction of a new road layout on McKinstry Road at its junction with the Derriaghy Road and The Cutts.  The footways within the scheme extents will be reconfigured to improve active travel connectivity. 

Title

Transport and Road Asset Management (TRAM) 
Engineering Services Consultancy Partner Contracts

Estimated value

Approximately £83m (combined)

Closing date for PQQ

Pre-Qualification return 28 November 2023

Detail

The Department for Infrastructure has a requirement for two consultancy partners providing civil engineering consultancy and related specialist services to assist in the delivery of TRAM programmes. 

The successful economic operator will be required to provide a wide spectrum of civil engineering consultancy services and associated specialist services. Services required may relate to; minor highway improvements, transportation, highway structures, major/large minor works, active travel and the provision of professional and technical staff to assist DfI TRAM in-house delivery teams.

In accordance with Regulation 46 of the Public Contract Regulations 2015, the Contracting Authority has defined two contract areas (lots):  

Contract Area 1 (Lot 1) – East and West Engineering Services Consultancy Partner, covering existing Eastern and Western Divisions in Northern Ireland.

Contract Area 2 (Lot 2) - North and South Engineering Services Consultancy Partner, covering existing Northern and Southern Divisions in Northern Ireland.

In order to ensure security of service, preserve competition and encourage participation by SMEs, the Department will limit the number of contracts that can be awarded to an Economic Operator in this competition to one.

These contracts er regulated by The Public Contracts Regulations 2015 and a Contract Notice (opens in new window) has been dispatched to the Find a Tender service.

Title

Term Contracts for Maintenance and Improvements to Structures T-1116

Estimated value

Up to £4.3m per annum

Closing date for tenders

2 October 2023

Detail

Term Contracts for Structures will include but not be limited to the following work activities: TTM on public road network; demolition of structures; road restraint systems; earthworks; culvert upgrades; general bridge/structures maintenance; working in water; scour protection; brickwork, blockwork and stonework; structural concrete construction and repairs; installation of precast beams or box culverts; structural steelwork including repairs; and other associated ancillary works in the following contract areas:

STS2 - Newry, Mourne & Down / Ards & North Down
STN2 - Mid & East Antrim / Antrim & Newtownabbey
STW2 - Derry & Strabane

All works on or in the vicinity of the Northern Ireland Railways (NIR) network across Northern Ireland will be delivered through STN2 contract (maximum cumulative annual value of £1,000,000) and the successful contractor must hold £100,000,000 public liability insurance.

This contract is regulated by The Public Contracts Regulations 2015 and a Contract Notice (opens in new window) has been dispatched to the Find a Tender service.

Title

Water and Departmental  Delivery Engineering Services Consultancy Partner

Estimated value

Up to approximately £30m

Closing date for PQQ

Pre-Qualification return 17 August 2023

Detail

The Department for Infrastructure has a requirement for a consultancy partner to provide civil engineering consultancy and related specialist services across Northern Ireland. They will assist in the delivery of the following projects or programmes of work: improvements to watercourses, including culverts and open channels; flood defences; sea defences; control structures; reservoirs; and alternative flood risk management schemes.

This contract is regulated by The Public Contracts Regulations 2015 and a Contract Notice (opens in new window) has been dispatched to the Find a Tender service

Title

Term Contracts for Minor Improvement Works T-1129

Estimated value

Up to approximately £5m per annum

Closing date for tenders

14 September 2023

Detail

The Term Contracts for Minor Improvement Works will include but not be limited to the following work activities:  delivery of temporary traffic management; drainage and service duct installation; earthworks; pavement construction and surfacing; footway construction and refurbishment; fencing and wall construction;  working with services / utilities; cycleway construction; traffic signal junction upgrade; road restraint systems and other associated ancillary works in the following contract areas:

MIN1 - Causeway Coast & Glens;
MIN2 - Mid & East Antrim/ Antrim & Newtownabbey;
MIW1 - Mid-Ulster;
MIE1 - Belfast, Lisburn & Castlereagh;
MIS1- Armagh, Banbridge & Craigavon;
MIS2 - Newry, Mourne & Down / Ards & North Down;
MIW2 - Derry & Strabane;
MIW3 - Fermanagh & Omagh.

These contracts are regulated by The Public Contracts Regulations 2015 and a Contract Notice (opens in new window) has been dispatched to the Find a Tender service

Title

Term Contract for School Safety, 20mph Zone and Vehicle Activated Signs

Estimated value

Up to approximately £1m per annum

Closing date for tenders

10 May 2023

Detail

The Department has a requirement for the design, supply, installation and commissioning of school safety signs and vehicle activated signs across Northern Ireland.

These contracts are regulated by The Public Contracts Regulations 2015 and a Contract Notice (opens in new window) has been dispatched to the Find a Tender service

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