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2457 - Future of the Manawatū Gorge

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 mind when preparing your response for submission via GETS.


RFx ID : 23416947
Tender Name : 2457 - Future of the Manawatū Gorge
Reference # : 2457
Open Date : Tuesday, 6 October 2020 5:00 PM (Pacific/Auckland UTC+13:00)
Close Date  : Monday, 9 November 2020 5:00 PM (Pacific/Auckland UTC+13:00)
Department/Business Unit : NZ Transport Agency - Highways and Network Operations
Tender Type : Request for Tenders (RFT)
Tender Coverage : Sole Agency  [?]
Categories :
  • 72141000 - Highway and road construction services
  • New Zealand
Exemption Reason : None
Required Pre-qualifications : None
Contact : Erin Johnson
Alternate Physical Delivery Address  :
Alternate Physical Fax Number  :

This is a Professional Services contract for the Future of the Manawatū Gorge project.

The scope of the project can be broken into three distinct pieces of work split across two stages:

1) A geotechnical risk assessment to determine those sections of the Manawatū Gorge worth investigating for future access opportunities and those sections which may require permanent closure
2) A single stage business case
3) A management plan for those areas where the road is to be closed and further access cannot be provided

Electronic copies of RFT documentation are attached to this advertisement. Please email the tender secretary to receive supporting documentation.

A Group Inception meeting will be organised at the Majestic Centre, Wellington between 9:30am – 12pm on 13th October 2020. Followed by a site visit to the closed section of SH3 in the Manawatū Gorge on 15th October 2020 and Interactives on the 21st and 22nd October. Register your interest to attend these sessions by email to the tender secretary Video footage of the closed section of SH3 in the Manawatū Gorge will be provided along with the RFT documentation. The Group Inception and Interactives will be made available to attend online via Microsoft teams as well in person.

All tender queries should be directed to the tender secretary, by email Include return contract information.

All responses to tender queries/clarifications will be answered by Notice to Tenderer which will be available in the GETS addenda.

Tender submissions shall be uploaded to GETS eTender box in two separate electronic zip files in PDF format.
The GETS file upload limit is 50MB. The files should be labelled:
• “File No 1 - Contract No 2457 - Proposal, excluding Price”; and
• “File No 2 - Contract No 2457 - Price”.
Tender submissions will only be accepted electronically via the GETS eTender box.

Tenders should refer to the GETS website for instructions on uploading their tender submission files