The Frenchman’s Cay Bridge, the Fish Bay and Long Trench road networks are in line for upgrades.
The Government of the Virgin Islands
and the Recovery and Development Agency (RDA) are now seeking interested bidders to submit their tenders on these projects, a government release informed.
In the case of the Frenchman’s Cay Bridge, the scope of works includes the removal and replacement of the said bridge, boulder revetment and road construction.
The release said the works also extend to the furnishing of all plant, labour, equipment and materials and performing all operations in connection with the removal and replacement of the bridge, boulder revetment and road construction as per the design specifications.
“Eligible tenderers are required to submit Certificates of Good Standing in respect of the Social Security and Taxes including Payroll and Property Tax from BVI Social Security Board, National Health Insurance, Inland Revenue, the Commercial Registry, valid Trade Licence, detailed work programme showing the order in which the various sections of works are to be executed along with other documents as outlined in the tender document,” Procurement Coordinator Ishma Rhymer said in the statement issued on Friday, March 5 2021.
In addition, Rymer informed that bidders must also bear in mind that they must also present a Tender Bond/Tender Security not less than 1% of the bid price by way of a bank or accredited insurance company.
Bidding documents are now available, and the deadline for receipt of the same is April 6 at 10 am.
In the meantime, the Recovery and Development Agency (RDA) is now seeking bids for the Fish Bay Road Rehabilitation Project.
A document released on Friday, March 5, indicates that the scope of works encompasses general site clearance and disposal, demolition of 313m of asphalt and reinforced concrete pavement, demolition of 490m of reinforced concrete box drains, road carriageway, sidewalks.
Meanwhile, the RDA is also seeking interested bidders for another project, the Long Trench – Road Rehabilitation and Slope Stabilisation.
The RDA said the works include general site clearance and disposal, demolition of existing sections of reinforced concrete pavement, construction of 127m of reinforced concrete pavement, construction of 430m of reinforced concrete kerb walls, construction of two reinforced concrete retaining walls and installation of 225m of guard rails.