The Department of Transport and Main Roads is in the process of preparing for the next generation of Road Asset Management Contracts for the North Coast and South Coast networks.

The current Road Asset Management Contracts conclude in 2018 and bidders are sought for the next generation of the project.

TMR’s Industry Briefing presentation from May 18 2017 is available for download here and is summarised below.

CCF QLD will continue to track the project and advise of project progress and provide updates as they become available.

Project outline:

  • The North Coast Network
    • 900 km
    • Indicative value $40m/year
    • 3022 Lane km (full service)
    • 3926 Lane km (asset management only)
  • The South Coast Network
    • 600 km
    • Indicative value $30m/year
    • 2538 Lane km (full service)
    • 3188 Lane km (asset management only)

Contractors may bid for one or both contracts, however the two contracts will be awarded to two different bidders.

These contracts will be awarded as 5 year contracts commencing from mid-2018 with the potential for up to three one year performance based extensions.

Interested bidders will need to be pre-qualified as Financial F50 NPS, and Road R2.

The scope for the contracts will cover:

  • Joint Stewardship
  • Asset management services
  • Pavements
  • Signs & Furniture
  • Vegetation
  • Minor drainage & Culverts
  • Bikeways
  • Environmental and corridor management
  • Inspection and monitoring
  • Some PT servicing
  • Programmed Mtc
  • Rehabilitation
  • Design
  • Incident management
  • Flood – initial response

The following elements are out of scope:

  • Route lighting
  • Network traffic management systems
  • Programmed line marking
  • Bridges and major culverts
  • Network condition surveys

Procurement Timelines have been set out as below:

  • RFP Available Mid June 2017
  • Submission of RFP Late July 2017
  • Non Price Assessment August 2017
  • Notification of successful Proponents Late August 2017
  • Call for Stage 2 Tenders September 2017
  • Proponents submit Tenders October 2017
  • Contract Award NCR March 2018
  • Contract Award SCR July 2018
  • Contract Commencement NCR July 2018
  • Contract Commencement SCR Jan 2019

Interested parties are encouraged to remain in contact with TMR in writing via RAMC@tmr.qld.gov.au