Swindon Borough Council (the Employer and Contracting Authority), wishes to submit to tender the requirements for the provision of decommissioning of the subway at Kirby Close / Donnington Grove (Queens Drive) along with the construction of a new signalised Toucan Crossing on Queens Drive, to provide a new crossing facility to replace the closed subway. Works also include resurfacing of the carriageway in approaches to the crossing. Provision of traffic management is also required as part of this contract.
Swindon Borough Council have been awarded funding by the Department for Transport to address major structures maintenance requirements within the Borough. The subway accessed via Kirby Close / Donnington Grove (Queens Drive) has been identified for decommissioning / closure, with a new signalised Toucan Crossing constructed on Queens Drive, to provide a new crossing facility in replacement of the closed subway.
The activities and any associated pre-works (as detailed in the respective specifications and drawings) will include:
Site Clearance Installation of Safety Systems fences / barriers / guardrails Subway decommissioning / closure Staggered Toucan Crossing construction. Pavement construction / resurfacing (footways / carriageway) Street Lighting and Traffic Signals installation and associated Civils work Drainage Improvements Replacement of road markings where necessary Provision of suitable traffic management proposals and on site (including necessary associated advance signage and diversions) to accommodate the work within constraints outlined within the tender documentation as per agreements with SBC Streetworks, as well as necessary reinstatements following works completion.
Full details regarding the decommissioning and traffic signal installation works can be found within the respective works packages and specifications.
Contract Period The initial contract term will be for 10 weeks as stated in the ITT documents.
The relevant tender documents are included within this project webpage as attachments.
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