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SSI Flood Recovery - Bedford Bridge Replacement (Rees-Dart Track)

This tender is using the new split file responses feature on GETS. The agency has indicated that they would like to receive responses separated by price and non price components. Please keep this in mind when preparing your response for submission via GETS.


RFx ID : 29595587
Tender Name : SSI Flood Recovery - Bedford Bridge Replacement (Rees-Dart Track)
Reference # : SSI-O-511
Open Date : Friday, 14 June 2024 1:30 PM (Pacific/Auckland UTC+12:00)
Close Date  : Tuesday, 23 July 2024 12:00 PM (Pacific/Auckland UTC+12:00)
Tender Type : Request for Tenders (RFT)
Tender Coverage : Sole Agency  [?]
Categories :
  • 30000000 - Structures and Building and Construction and Manufacturing Components and Supplies
  • 72000000 - Building and Facility Construction and Maintenance Services
  • 95000000 - Land and Buildings and Structures and Thoroughfares
  • Otago
Exemption Reason : None
Required Pre-qualifications : None
Contact : DOC Procurement Team
Alternate Physical Delivery Address  :
Alternate Physical Fax Number  :

This tender is for a project at Bedford Creek (Rees-Dart Track) and consists of the following works:

a) Supply and construction of a 33.6m span swingbridge, including all excavations, bridge structures and site remediation upon completion and all helicopter operations required to complete construction.

b) Construction of approximately 100mtrs of new track to Easy Tramping Track standard as outlined in SNZ HB8360:2004.

c) Demolition of the existing bridge and removal from the site.

d) All associated establishment, disestablishment, and other works necessary to complete the bridge construction works.

Pre-tender meeting
A compulsory pre-tender meeting will be held at 11:30 on 24/06/2024. The purpose of the meeting is to allow DOC to provide the necessary context / an overview of the project. It will also allow potential respondents to ask any initial questions they may have (copies of the questions and answers will be uploaded on GETS following the meeting). As it is considered important that potential respondents attend this meeting, this has been made a mandatory requirement. Therefore, should a tenderer not attend the meeting then its tender will be deemed non-conforming.

The meeting will be held online using Microsoft Teams. Tenderers shall be required to register their intention to join this meeting by emailing the contact email details for their representatives to before 3pm on 23/06/2024. Please note, to ensure that all attendees have the same opportunity to engage during the meeting, a maximum of 3 attendees are allowed per organisation. Please therefore consider this limit when considering who will attend
Tenderers should note that the pre-tender meeting shall consist of a series of photos and construction drawings and should ensure they have an appropriate screen size to view the meeting. As above, should a tenderer not attend the meeting, then its tender will be deemed non-conforming.

Site Visit
There is no scheduled site visit for this Tender. Tenderers may visit the site at any time with no appointment being required. The Bedford bridge is located on the Rees-Dart Track in Mt Aspiring National Park approximately 15m upstream of the existing bridge, approximately 2 hrs walk from the Chinaman’s Bluff. All persons undertaking site visits shall, as a minimum, at all times during visits comply with all Health and Safety at Work Act 2015 requirements and any other requirements, as specified in these Tender Documents.