Kuwait funds 81 km upgrade of the Gbarnga-Salayae Road in Liberia
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Kuwait funds 81 km upgrade of the Gbarnga-Salayae Road in Liberia

Kuwait funds 81 km upgrade of the Gbarnga-Salayae Road in Liberia



The Governments of Liberia is soliciting funding from the Arab Bank for Economic Development in Africa (BADEA) and four other funding agencies, namely Saudi Fund for Development (SFD), Kuwait Fund for Arab Economic Development (KFAED), OPEC Fund for International Development (OFID) and Abu Dhabi Fund for Development (ADFD) towards financing of the Upgrading of the Gbarnga – Salayae Road (81 km) and intends to apply part of the funds to cover eligible payments under the above mentioned contract.

The Infrastructure Implementation Unit (IIU) of the Ministry of Public Works (MPW) acting on behalf of the Government of the Republic of Liberia invites sealed bids from eligible and qualified bidders for the construction of the Gbamga-Salayae Road (81 kin) under Contract No. 11U-MPW/GSR/001/17.

The scope of works to be executed mainly comprised of:

  • Site setting-out clearance and preparation
  • Preparatory Works
  • Earthworks.
  • Drainage Works
  • Bridge construction and maintenance of existing bridges and upgrading the existing gravel road to an asphaltic concrete pavement with road furniture

Interested eligible bidders may obtain further information, inspect and purchase the bidding documents at the IIU, MPW offices during office hours from 9 AM to 4 PM.

The Contractor shall have satisfactorily and substantially completed as a prime contractor, joint venture member, management contractor or sub-contractor for the last five (5) years prior to the submission deadline with three (3) similar contracts (having rehabilitation/new construction upgrade), each of minimum value of Sixty (60) Million USD. Minimum average annual construction turnover of Fifty Million United States Dollars (USD 50,000,000) calculated as total certified payments received for contracts in progress and/or completed within the last five years, divided by 5 years.

The Bidder shall demonstrate that they have access to or has available liquid assets, unencumbered real assets, lines of credit, and other financial means (independent of any contractual advance payment) sufficient to meet the construction monthly cash flow requirements estimated at Five Million United States Dollars (USD 5,000,000) for the subject contract(s) net of the Bidders other commitments. Bidders shall also demonstrate, to the satisfaction of the Employer, that it has adequate sources of finance to meet the cash flow requirements on works currently in progress and for future contract commitments. The audited balance sheets of the Bidder and other financial statements acceptable to the Employer for the last five (5) years shall be submitted and must demonstrate the current soundness of the Bidder’s financial position and indicate its prospective long-term profitability.

A complete set of bidding documents in English may be purchased by prospective Bidders on the submission of a written request to the address below and upon payment of a non-refundable fee of US$500. The method of payment will be by bank draft (enclosed with the application) drawn up by one bank on another bank in the name of the Gharnga -Salayea Road Project or payment into account 00111347801659632 ECOBANK LIBERIA LTD. Swift Code ECOCLRLM and passing on copies of the scanned copy of the transfer advice to the following email address: office@iiu-mpw.org. The documents can he collected from the address below or will be sent by email.

Bids must be submitted to the Address below on or before June 26 2017 at 2 PM and will be opened on June 26 20174 at 12 PM in the large conference room at the Ministry of Public Works in the presence of Bidders representatives who choose to attend. Bids must be valid for a period of 120 days after the deadline for bid submission and must be accompanied by a Bid Security of 2% of the Bid offer.

Bidders are strongly advised to visit the site and to assess the actual site conditions before submitting their bid. A Site visit for all bidders will be held on May 17 2017, and pre-bid meeting will be held on May 19 2017 at 10 AM in the Ministry of Public Works Large Conference Room.

The Ministry of Public Works reserves the right to accept or reject any or all bids and to cancel the bidding process and reject all bids without assigning any reason whatsoever.

The addresses referred to above is Program Manager (IIU), Infrastructure Implementation Unit, Ministry of Public Works, South Lynch Street, Monrovia, Liberia. Tel: +231 8865 79053 / +231 8865 20696 / E-mail: office@iiu-mpw.org

Post source : Kuwait Fund for Arab Economic Development

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