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Foyle Bridge Gantry Refurbishment and Maintenance

Prior information notice


Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)

Department for Regional Development
Roads Service Consultancy, County Hall, Castlerock Road
For the attention of: Victor Fails
BT51 3HS Coleraine
Telephone: +44 2870341383

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority:

Address of the buyer profile:

Further information can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)

I.2)Type of the contracting authority
Ministry or any other national or federal authority, including their regional or local sub-divisions
I.3)Main activity
General public services
I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities
The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: no

Section II.B: Object of the contract (Supplies or services)

II.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:
Foyle Bridge Gantry Refurbishment and Maintenance
II.2)Type of contract and place of delivery or of performance
Service category No 12: Architectural services; engineering services and integrated engineering services; urban planning and landscape engineering services; related scientific and technical consulting services; technical testing and analysis services

NUTS code UKN04

II.3)Information on framework agreement
II.4)Short description of nature and quantity or value of supplies or services:
The Foyle Bridge Gantry is a demountable underdeck bridge access gantry used in connection with structural inspection of, and maintenance works to, the steel box girder spans of the Foyle Bridge, Londonderry. The contract requirements are for the design and implementation of refurbishment works to the Foyle Bridge Gantry with subsequent maintenance for seven years, including:
1. Development of a suitable design of refurbishment works meeting the Employer's outline requirements.
2. Implementation of the accepted design.
3. Load testing and inspection of the existing bridge runway beams.
4. Commissioning of the refurbished gantry, provision of manuals and training of Employer's gantry operators.
5. All maintenance work, inspections and further training for seven years from completion of refurbishment.
The Open Services Procedure is to be utilised with the tender period likely to be from June to August 2013 with an intended contract award during September 2013.


This contract is divided into lots: no
II.5)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

34951000, 71631450

II.6)Scheduled date for start of award procedures
II.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): yes
II.8)Additional information:

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
III.2)Conditions for participation
III.2.1)Information about reserved contracts

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about European Union funds
The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
VI.2)Additional information:
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GO Reference: GO-2013524-PRO-4828585
VI.3)Information on general regulatory framework
VI.4)Date of dispatch of this notice: