Details of future DfI Roads & Rivers opportunities are listed below including details of the proposed works, estimated value and estimated date of release.

Further information

Further information on future opportunities can be found at the Investment Strategy for Northern Ireland website.

Title

Service, Maintenance and Repair Work for Agricultural and Large Horticultural Fleet Items

Estimated value

Up to approximately £110k per annum

Estimated release date

April 2021

Detail

DfI Roads & Rivers have a requirement for the servicing, maintenance and repair work for agricultural and large horticultural fleet items across 7 sites located throughout Northern Ireland

Lot 1 – Eastern (Airport Road, Balloo & Sprucefield)
Lot 2 – Northwest (Northbrook, Ballymoney, Limavady & Woodburn)
Lot 3 – Northeast (Ballykeel, Larne, Rathmore & Sandyknowes)
Lot 4 – Western (Arvalee, Magherafelt & Strabane)
Lot 5 – Southwest (Silverhill, Kesh & Ballyvadden)
Lot 6 – Southern (Armagh, Moygashel & Newry)
Lot 7 Craigavon Area (Carn, Corbet & Castlenavan)

Title

Term Contract for the Supply of ITS and Traffic Control Equipment

Estimated value

Approximately £2.6m per annum

Estimated release date

April 2021

Detail

Supply, installation and commissioning  of traffic signal control equipment for junctions and controlled crossing facilities such as Puffins and Toucans, including all associated equipment and cabling.

Title

St Patrick's Barracks Link Road, Ballymena

Estimated value

Approximately £6m 

Estimated release date

April 2021

Detail

The project involves the construction of approximately 2.4km of new single carriageway road through the St Patricks Barracks site in Ballymena to facilitate future development of the site and the surrounding area. The project will provide a spine road between the A26 Larne Road Link and the A42 Broughshane Road.

The project includes spurs for access to Demesne Avenue and Farm Lodge Avenue although these will not be connected as part of the scheme. There will be a combined cycleway footway along the eastern side of the link road connecting to various paths along the route as well as the construction of a new signalised junction with toucan crossings at the Larne Road end of the scheme.

Work will include full pavement construction, kerbing, drainage, footway construction, footway/cycleway construction,resurfacing, earthworks, site clearance, vehicle restraint systems, culverts with headwalls, service/utility diversion/connection, a retaining wall, provision of traffic signals, fencing, accommodation works, signage, road markings, street lighting and landscaping.

The appointed contractor will be required to maintain 24 hour access to Dalriada Urgent Care and access to Kernohans Lane (the Ecos Centre), Castle Tower School, IMC cinema and adjacent businesses at all times during the works as well as coordinating access to the showgrounds during major events.

Title

Term Contracts for Environmental Maintenance 2021

Estimated value

Up to approximately £700k per annum

Estimated release date

April 2021

Detail

The Term contracts for Environmental Maintenance will include the following work activities: cleaning drainage systems, inspection of piped drainage systems, weed control, maintenance of grass areas, removal of fallen trees and other associated ancillary works in the following Local Government Districts:

EMN2 - Mid & East Antrim / Antrim & Newtownabbey ;
EME2 - Lisburn & Castlereagh;
EMS2 - Newry, Mourne & Down / North Down & Ards;
EMW3 - Fermanagh & Omagh.

Title

Term Contracts for Surface Dressing 2021

Estimated value

Up to approximately £2m per annum

Estimated release date

May 2021

Detail

The Term Contract for Surface Dressing 2021 may include the following work activities: surface dressing, traffic management, associated road marking / studs and other associated ancillary works in the following Local Government Districts:

SDS2 - North Down & Ards and Newry, Mourne & Down;
SDW1 - Mid Ulster;
SDN1 - Causeway Coast & Glens;
SDE1 - Belfast and Lisburn & Castlereagh.

Title

Term Contracts for Street Lighting and Maintenance Works 2021

Estimated value

Up to approximately £4.8m per annum

Estimated release date

May 2021

Detail

The Term Contract for Street Lighting and Maintenance Works 2021 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 Local Government Districts:

SLN2 - Mid & East Antrim / Antrim & Newtownabbey;
SLE2 - Lisburn & Castlereagh;
SLS2 - North Down & Ards / Newry, Mourne & Down;
SLW2 - Derry & Strabane / Fermanagh & Omagh.

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