IRCON invites bids for Civil works between Simariya-Shivpur in connection with construction of Shivpur-Kathautia New BG Electrified Rail Line

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IRCON International Limited on behalf of Jharkhand Central Railway Limited, has invited online bids in two packet system on prescribed forms from bonafide firms/companies (“JV‟ firms not allowed) having requisite experience and financial capacity for execution of the work detailed in the given below. 

  • Tender Reference Number: IRCON/JCRL/Pkg IV 
  • Name of Work: Civil works including Earthwork for Railway Formation, Blanketing work, Minor Bridges, RUBs, Wildlife passes etc. for the section from 41.800 Km to 46.200 Km between Simariya and Shivpur in connection with the construction of Shivpur-Kathautia New BG Electrified Rail Line in the State of Jharkhand (E/W Pkg-IV)
  • Estimated Cost of Work: INR 163,48,85,097.45
  • Completion Period: 18 Months
  • Document Download / Sale Start Date: 27-Nov-2021
  • Document Download / Sale End Date: 27-Dec-2021
  • Bid Submission Start Date: 07-Dec-2021
  • Bid Submission End Date: 27-Dec-2021
  • Pre Bid Meeting Date: 06-Dec-2021
  • Bid Opening Date: 28-Dec-2021 

Scope of Work:

  • The contractor shall submit a detailed construction delivery program for completion of proposed work along with schedule of matching resources deployment proposed within 7 days from issue of Letter of Acceptance (LOA).
  • The contractor Earthwork in Railway Formation & Blanketing with side drains/catch water drains, slope protection work including Retaining wall , construction of Minor Bridge Works, RUB/LHS, Road works, Site facilities such as providing site office Vehicles for site movement of Engineers, Setting up of Earthwork & Concrete laboratory, disposal of unusable cut spoils outside Railway boundary, Trees cutting and all enabling works for completion of section from 41.8 Km to 46.2 Km Chainage in connection with construction of New BG electrified line between Kathautia(Ch 0.0Km) to Shivpur(49.085 Km) in the state of Jharkhand.
  • The scope described hereunder is only indicative in nature and shall be deemed inclusive of all items to be executed for its completion as per specifications and drawings. 
  • The contractor shall satisfy himself/herself regarding all aspects of site conditions and collect all site information necessary for the construction and completion of the works. No claim will be entertained by the employer on account of any error or insufficiency in site. Site information provided is given in good faith by the employer.
  • Earthwork in filling in formation, trolley refuges, side drains, catch water drains, diversion of nallah and finishing to required dimension and slopes to obtain a neat appearance of standard profile (compaction by mechanical means) with suitable materials and process as per RDSO‟s latest/ updated edition of “Guidelines for Earthwork in Railway Projects” issued by RDSO Lucknow for 25 T heavy axle load. 
  • All labour, materials and equipment‟s have to be arranged by the contractor. Soil required in the filling to be brought either from outside railway boundary or from excavated usable earth from excavation for minor bridges/RUB/LHS etc. or from the cutting sections of this tender if any. 
  • Formation work is including site clearances, setting out and demarcation, benching, initial compaction of subsoil after leveling the surface after site clearance, spreading loose earth in layers of maximum 30cm thickness using grader up to extra width of 0.5 m beyond designed profile, compaction using vibratory compactors, top and side dressing and removal of extra earth from sides to provide final formation as per designed profile as per RDSO‟s latest Guidelines., technical specifications, drawings and as approved by the Engineer.
  • Formation in embankment shall be provided with side slopes of 2 (H): 1(V) or flatter as required. Side slopes and berm shall be turfed. Bank of height more than 6 Mtr shall be designed for slope stability and the slope shall be adopted accordingly. Earthwork shall be provided with the contractor’s own earth / excavated earth as per instruction of the engineer.
  • Blanketing: The blanketing work will be done as per the technical Specification based on RDSO latest Guidelines and Specifications for Design of formation for Heavy Axle Load-Nov‟2009 Axle Load & as modified vide RDSO‟s Specification No. RDSO/2018/GE: IRS-0004(D)Part-IV, July‟2019 (Rationalization of Formation layer thickness on Indian Railway Track) or as per the latest specifications and guidelines in force by RDSO.
  • Checking approved General Arrangement Drawing (GAD) & all other relevant drawings for subject formation/bridges and informing the Engineer for necessary correction for incorporation, if required. In case of any modification in drawings, the contractor shall incorporate the changes in the drawings and always keep a corrected copy of drawings to follow at the site. Planning & executing the construction of all activities relevant to the completion of formation, blanket layers and bridges duly complying with all requirements of Indian Railway Standard Codes and Manuals issued by Ministry of Railways (RDSO & Railway Board), IRC, MORTH, IS and BIS specifications as applicable & as directed by Engineer.
  • It is expected that the contractor selected based on the previous experience of executing the similar work/s is well acquainted with the extent of enabling/temporary works required but not specifically indicated in the scope above and not covered for payment in the bill of quantities.
  • Safety bands, ribbons and other gadgets for construction site & workmen shall be maintained as per scheme approved by the Engineer. Safety sign boards duly written with desired logo & safety slogans shall be displayed for information of workers so that they do not enter restricted premises. The quoted rates are deemed to include the cost of all such bands, ribbons, gadgets etc. and nothing extra shall be paid for such items.
  • Construction of temporary approach roads/diversions may be required for transportation of machineries, materials etc. to the site(s) of work. The same has to be constructed and maintained by the contractor at his own cost without any extra financial implication.
  • Based on the approved drawings & design, the contractor will organize surveys and shall prepare detailed layout plans showing approach of railway line, piers, abutments, walls & approaches of bridges etc. and execute the work based on detailed engineering drawings for all items of works.
  • The working drawings shall be prepared by the contractor on computer in standard CAD formats. The contractor has to carry out accurate survey with modern instruments to establish co-ordinate, layout and proper verification system of provided data at site.
  • The contractor shall submit quantities with calculations for any item mandatory for execution, but not covered in subject contract/USSOR-2012 along with its justification, analysis of rates (AOR) and detailed specifications for any/all such items for finalizing rates & obtain instructions from the Engineer for its execution. Awaiting approval of rates for any such item, the work will not be stopped at site. 
  • The AOR is to be prepared based on ECR SOR (latest) and/or MORTH standard codes or practice, MORTH Standard Data Book and/or as per contract conditions. shall carry out construction of all components of formation and bridges based upon approved drawings, design & approved methodology, following codal provisions and requirements etc. for safe & sound completion of the formation, foundation, substructure and superstructure of the bridge by providing his own manpower, machineries, and materials etc. complete.
  • The contractor shall provide complete design for any/all load test e.g. Plate load test, Pile load test, Bridge load test etc if required for numbers as per requirement & at desired location(s) during construction stage including all temporary works & arrangements etc. for the same, as per specifications and as desired by the Engineer, without claiming any extra cost.
  • To organize, conduct & maintain required & proper quality control test and records for day to day work on regular basis. The contractor shall ensure that the work is executed conforming to the approved design, drawings and specifications. For the period for execution of proposed work, the contractor has to follow the quality Assurance, Safety, Health & Environment Manual/Specification (Sub-contracts) of IRCON. 
  • The Engineers to be deployed by the Contractor shall work under the direction of the Engineer-In-charge. They shall be bound to carry out all duties related with the work assigned by the Engineer-In-charge or his representative. All facilities & equipment required for proper construction & quality control during execution of entire work such as survey instruments including Total Station, testing equipment, laboratory facilities etc. shall be arranged by the contractor at his own cost.
  • Vertical & Horizontal Clearances shall be maintained for corresponding construction/components Of Formation Andm Bridges, within/outside Railway/Construction limits for maintaining desired safety/construction requirements.
  • The approaches of the bridges will be compacted earthwork, reinforced earthwork or/and viaduct depending upon the site conditions and requirements of the approved design & drawings. The decision of the Engineer shall be final in this regard.
  • Construction of side drain, drainage scheme & spouts, footpath, smooth transition to and from the bridge approaches, removal & clearing of all left-over material & Debris within/from formation/bridge limits, completion of approaches & adjoining service roads etc., all activities essential for completion of formation and bridges.
  • The contractor shall submit free of cost all “As-Built Drawings (in hard copies and soft copies)” in appropriate size & sufficient number of copies, as directed by the Engineer.
  • Storage of Material: All the material at site will have to be properly stacked & stored so as to facilitate inspection. The material should be properly protected from the detrimental effects of nature and fire, damage, theft etc. The contractor shall be responsible for watch & ward and any loss or deterioration on account of above shall lead to rejection of material and contractor has to replace the same at his own cost.

The complete Bid Document can be viewed / downloaded from the e-Procurement portal i.e. free of cost.

Source: IRCON-Tender | Image Credit (representational): MoR

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