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Highway Technical Surveys

STATUS - Expiring (New Solution in Development)

REFERENCE - NEPO209

NEPO209 Highways Technical Surveys gives North East public sector organisations access to highway technical services.  

We are currently developing a new framework for NEPO209: Highways Infrastructure Surveys. This will be available on our eprocurement platform, Open, shortly. Not registered on Open yet? Don’t miss out, register today: open-uk.org

The current solution comprises the following lots, in which a maximum of three providers have been awarded to each lot:

  • Lot 1: SCANNER Surveys to assess the condition of named highways within the Tyne & Wear, Tees Valley and Durham County Council boundaries.

 

  • Lot 2: Other Machine Based Surveys to assess the condition of named highways within the Tyne & Wear, Tees Valley and Durham County Council boundaries. The providers may be requested to carry out SCRIM, Grip Tester, Deflectograph, Ground Penetrating Radar and Machine Based Inventory surveys.

 

  • Lot 3: Visual Surveys – coverage – some classified road network; majority is unclassified road network – 20 – 25% of each authority’s unclassified road network p.a.; FNS of footway network – 20 - 25% p.a.; Types – CVI – roads; DVIs – roads; FNS – footways and remote footpaths; AEI – roads and footways.

 

  • Lot 4: Process Data Reporting - coverage – whole network; types – all surveys; use – for Single Data Lists and HM Programme and Benchmarking.

All lots have been awarded on a ranked basis however, there is the option to run a mini-competition when required.

 

Notes on procurement process. NEPO seeks to establish a Dynamic Purchasing System to provide UK public-sector organisations access to a wide range of innovative technologies to inform highway maintenance programmes.

The indicative timescales are as follows:

Market Consultation – May 2023

Invitation to Tender (ITT) – October 2023

Solution Start Date – April 2024

 

 

REFERENCE NEPO209

START DATE 01/11/2019

CURRENT END DATE 31/03/2024

FINAL END DATE SUBJECT TO EXTENSION(S) 31/03/2024

CONTRACT AWARD NOTICE 2019/S 240-589386

AVAILABLE FOR USE BY North East Associate Members/Member Authorities

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