A NEW range of contracts for construction, civil engineering and road infrastructure projects in Glasgow, worth up to a total of £242million, are now available to bid for.
Glasgow City Council will be seeking contractors that can deliver all elements for the construction, repair and maintenance of these projects, including:
— Road surfacing and civil engineering road works
— Proprietary thin surfacing treatments on carriageways and footways
— Streetscape and public realm works
— Road and surface marking and anti-skid/high friction surfacing
— Temporary traffic management;
— General bridge and structural works, road and decorative lighting works, and seasonal and event lighting works
— Painting of street lighting columns and heritage repair and restoration
— Groundworks, tree works, landscape construction and ground maintenance; and
— General fencing, barriers and gates, playground installation and surfacing works, masonry works, and pontoon works
Councillor Susan Aitken, council leader and convener for inclusive economic growth, said: “These major contracts will bring jobs and opportunities for local people and organisations to work on projects that improve Glasgow’s economy in the short and long-term.
“I invite all those interested in bidding for these contracts to visit the procurement website.”
Appointment of suppliers to this framework will take place on 1 May 2019. Further opportunities for specific contract awards will begin in mid-2019, continuing for a three-year period plus a potential extension period of up to 12 months.
Details of contracts, values and anticipated timescales are available to view online.
To bid for a contract or contracts, interested parties should go to the Public Contract Scotland website.