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

Strangford Lough Ferry Service – Design, Supply and Installation of a Diesel Particulate Filtration System for MV Strangford II

Estimated value

Approximately £300k 

Closing date for tenders

25 January 2021

Detail

DfI requires the supply and installation of Diesel Particulate Filters (DPFs) in the exhaust systems of the two main diesel engines and two diesel generators of MV Strangford II.  The contractor will be required to design, manufacture, install and commission the four DPFs in the vessel.

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.

Title

Strangford Lough Ferry Service – Provision of Marine Maintenance Services - 5 Lots

Estimated value

Up to £350k 

Closing date for tenders

18 January 2021

Detail

DfI Roads & Rivers is seeking experienced Contractors to carry out a range of marine maintenance services on both 300+ gross tonne ro-ro vessels operated by the Strangford Lough Ferry Service.

The requirement is divided into the following 5 Lots:

Lot 1 - Provision of Marine Structural Maintenance Services.
Lot 2 - Provision of Marine Electrical Services.
Lot 3 - Provision of Marine Painting Services.
Lot 4 - Provision of Marine Hydraulic Maintenance Services.
Lot 5 – Load Testing and Replacement Items

Each lot will be awarded to a single Contractor. There is no limit on the number of lots a Contractor may be awarded

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.

Title

Framework Agreement No.2 for General Training Requirements – Lots 1-7

Estimated value

Up to £157k 

Closing date for tenders

13 January 2021

Detail

DfI Training Centre wishes to establish a second Framework Agreement for external training providers to deliver a range of training courses. The Framework Agreement will have seven Lots with up to two contractors appointed per Lot. 

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.

Title

Servicing, Maintenance and Repair of Horticultural Plant

Estimated value

Up to £60k 

Closing date for tenders

14 December 2020

Detail

DfI Roads & Rivers have a number of requirements throughout Northern Ireland for the ongoing servicing, maintenance and repair of horticultural plant items in the following Lots:

Lot 1 - Eastern Area 
Lot 2 - North West (Northbrook Workshop) 
Lot 3 - North East (Ballykeel Workshop)
Lot 4 - Western (Arvalee Workshop) 
Lot 5 - South West (Silverhill Workshop)
Lot 6 - Southern (Armagh Workshop)
Lot 7 - Craigavon Area 

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.

Title

Term Contracts for Surface Treatments 2020

Estimated value

Up to approximately £300k per annum

Closing date for tenders

21 December 2020

Detail

The Term Contracts for Surface Treatments 2020 will include the following work activities: laying various types of surface treatment using mechanical means; laying various types of surface treatment manually; adjustment of ironwork to new levels; traffic management; associated road markings / studs and other associated ancillary works in the following areas:

TRN1 - Northern Division
TRS1 - Southern Division
TRE1 - Eastern Division
TRW1 - Western Division

The Department has limited the number of contracts that may be awarded to any one Economic Operator to a maximum of two out of the four available. The award criteria is Price Only.

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.

Title

Term Contracts for Inspection & Maintenance of Underground Infrastructure 2020

Estimated value

Up to approximately £350k per annum

Closing date for tenders

27 November 2020

Detail

DfI Roads & Rivers has the inspection and maintenance responsibility for approximately 365km of culverted underground infrastructure across Northern Ireland.  The Term Contracts for Inspection & Maintenance of Underground Infrastructure 2020 will include the following work activities:

  • Culvert survey work, approximately 40km per year, to update condition records for its culvert assets and to investigate ongoing drainage issues; and
  • Maintenance and repairs, to renovate the highest priority culvert repairs. The aim of renovation, through desilting or trenchless repairs, will be to achieve a revised culvert grade of 1, 2 or 3. Associated minor civil engineering works for access may also be required. 

In the following Contract Areas:

IMU1 - Greater Belfast area
IMU2 - Coleraine, Omagh and Fermanagh areas
IMU3 - Armagh and Lisburn areas

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.

Title

Flush Bridge Stream Culvert Upgrade

Estimated value

Approx. £1m

Closing date for tenders

23 September 2020

Detail

Delivery of a high-quality flood alleviation scheme that protects residential properties and the Prince William Road, Fulmar Avenue and Ballymacash Road in Lisburn, Co.Antrim, from flooding during a 1 in 100-year flood event. This scheme involves the installation of a new 1200mm diameter precast concrete culvert between Derriaghy Road and the western extents of Killowen Primary School grounds. The works will also involve the installation of a number of precast concrete manhole chambers, 1 no. bespoke cast in-situ chamber, service diversions, temporary works design and construction, road reinstatement, traffic management and landowner liaison.

Title

Term Contracts for Small Scale Responsive Works 2020

Estimated value

Up to approx. £2.7m per annum

Closing date for PQQ

9 July 2020

Detail

Economic Operators are invited to apply for inclusion on a shortlist  to be invited to tender for the Term contracts for Small Scale Responsive Works 2020.  This procurement is for the award of six contracts.

The contracts will include the following principal work activities: delivery of TTM as part of associated civils works on live trafficked public roads; temporary and permanent reinstatement of openings and repairs to defects in footways and carriageways;  construction and surfacing of carriageways and footways; adjustment / provision of drainage installation; adjustment / provision of kerblines; earthworks; fencing construction and other associated ancillary works in the following Local Government Districts:

SSN1 - Causeway Coast & Glens
SSE2 - Lisburn & Castlereagh
SSS1 - Armagh, Banbridge & Craigavon
SSS3 - North Down & Ards
SSW3 - Fermanagh
SSW4 - Omagh

Note: Different elements of, or all of the work activities listed above may be responsive type work required to be done within specific time limits.

The Department has limited the number of Contract Areas that may be awarded to any one Economic Operator to a maximum of three out of the six available. The award criteria is Price Only.

 

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.

Title

Term Contracts for Minor Improvement Works 2020

Estimated value

Up to approx. £1.9m per annum

Closing date for PQQ

2 July 2020

Detail

Economic Operators are invited to apply for inclusion on a shortlist  to be invited to tender for the Term Contracts for Minor Improvement Works 2020.  This procurement is for the award of three contracts.

The contracts will include the following work activities: network improvement schemes; drainage installation; pavement surfacing; earthworks; traffic management; traffic calming schemes; transportation schemes, working with services / utilities; TTM / dealing with live traffic on public roads and other associated ancillary works in the following Local Government Districts:

MIN1 - Causeway Coast & Glens;
MIW1 - Mid Ulster; 
MIS1 - Armagh, Banbridge & Craigavon.

The Department has limited the number of contracts that may be awarded to any one Economic Operator to a maximum of two out of the three available. The award criteria is Price Only.

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.

Title

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.

Title

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.

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