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 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

Provision of Marine Mechanical Maintenance Services for Strangford Lough Ferry Service

Estimated value

£325k

Closing date for tenders

12 January 2023

Detail

Strangford Lough Ferry Service requires a contractor to provide access to marine mechanical maintenance specialists who will carry out inspections, maintenance and repairs of the mechanical systems to ensure that their vessels comply with Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA) regulations.  

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

DfI - Provision of Large Goods Vehicle (LGV) Training and Assessment 2022-2026

Estimated value

£500k

Closing date for tenders

21 December 2022

Detail

The Department wishes to establish a framework agreement with up to two training providers, to provide LGV training and assessment throughout Northern Ireland. 

Title

Supply and Delivery of various Mobile Plant and Equipment 2022-2023

Estimated value

£740k

Closing date for tenders

28 November 2022

Detail

The Department has a requirement for the supply and delivery of various mobile plant in the following lots:

Lot 1: 3 no. 14-17 tonne excavators;
Lot 2: 4 no. mini excavators;
Lot 3: 1 no. tractor;
Lot 4: 34 no. trailers.

Economic Operators may tender for one or more of the lots.

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

Interim Term Contracts for Asphalt Resurfacing - Phase 3

Estimated value

Up to approximately £6m per annum

Closing date for tenders

30 November 2022

Detail

The Interim Term Contracts for Asphalt Resurfacing - Phase 3 will include the following work activities: delivery of multiple concurrent resurfacing schemes; laying various types of asphalt, asphalt concrete and thin surfacing; reshaping of carriageways; adjustment of street furniture to new levels; adjustment/provision of kerblines; adjustment/provision of carriageway drainage systems; delivery of traffic management; provision of road markings and studs and other associated ancillary works in the following contract areas:

IAE2 - Belfast South;
IAW7 - Fermanagh;
IAS4 - Banbridge & Craigavon;
IAS5 - Ards & North Down;
IAN3 - Limavady;
IAN4 - Coleraine.

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

Provision of TEXA (engine diagnostic software) Training and Assessment

Estimated value

£24k

Closing date for tenders

23 November 2022

Detail

DfI Training Centre wishes to establish a framework agreement with up to two training providers to provide TEXA software training and assessment for the following two packages; heavy & light good vehicles and off highway vehicles & plant. 

Title

Supply and Delivery of Potassium Acetate Based Liquid De-icer

Estimated value

£250k

Closing date for tenders

18 November 2022

Detail

The Department has a requirement for the supply and delivery of potassium acetate based de-icer in liquid form for spreading on various highway structures (bridges) within 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.

Title

Term Contracts for Street Lighting Maintenance and Improvement Works 2022

Estimated value

Up to approximately £6.5m per annum

Closing date for tenders

 14 October 2022

Detail

The Term Contract for Street Lighting and Maintenance Works 2022 will include the following work activities: the supply and installation of various types of street lighting columns and attachments; traffic posts and attachments; luminaires and their components; traffic equipment; feeder pillars and their components, cable joints etc. in the following contract areas:

SLE1 - Belfast;
SLN1 - Causeway Coast & Glens;
SLS1 - Armagh, Banbridge & Craigavon;
SLW1 - Mid Ulster.

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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