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                                                           Upgrading/Construction of the Nuimi Hakalang loop and Secondary Road (86km)

The National Roads Authority through the Ministry of Transport, Works and Infrastructure has received financing from the Government of the Gambia for the construction of Nuimi Hakalang loop and Secondary Road, in the Lower Nuimi District of the North Bank Region of The Gambia. The total length of the roads is 86 kilometers.

The National Road Authority wishes to invite contractors and/or firms for the construction of the above roads.

The main components covered by the above-mentioned Works are as detailed below:

Earthworks (i.e., scarification of existing surface, compaction of roadbed, cut and fill operations and subgrade layer);

Drainage works (Box Culverts and road side drainage structures within settlement areas);

Pedestrian facilities within key build- up areas;

Pavement Layers comprising of subbase and treated base layers of 20 cm;

Asphalt Concrete surfacing layer of 5 cm;

Road furniture (i.e., road marking, signage, etc…).

Any contract award or any matter in connection with this Tender or indeed this project will be subject to the approval of the Gambia Public Procurement Authority (GPPA).

Construction is envisioned to commence immediately for a total period of Thirty (30) months and an additional twelve (12) months as Defects Liability Period.

Interested eligible applicants may obtain further information, and inspect the Tender documents at the National Road Authority (See address below) from 08:00 to 16:00 Mondays to Thursdays and 08:00 – 12.30 on Fridays. A complete set of the Tender documents in English may be purchased by interested applicant(s) on the submission of a written application to the address below and upon payment of a non refundable fee of Fifty Thousand Dalasi (GMD 50,000.00) or an equivalent amount in freely convertible currency. The payment shall be made in cash or by cheque by submitting a certified bank cheque in favor of the Employer, NRA, whose address is:

 

The Managing Director

National Road Authority,

Bertil Harding Highway

Bijilo,

The Gambia

Applications for Tender should be submitted in sealed envelopes, delivered to the National Roads Authority at the address below by Wednesday, 28th May 2020 at 12:30pm local time and be clearly marked “Construction of the Nuimi Hakalang loop and secondary Road (86Km)

The Managing Director

National Road Authority,

Bertil Harding Highway

Bijilo,

The Gambia

O. Box Serrekunda 2396

Telephone: (+220) 9995056/9992176,

Email address: gamroads@gmail.com / modou_@hotmail.com / ceesaybm@gmail.com / taiwogm@gmail.com / laminjallow17@gmail.com

Tenders received after this date (or any authorized extension thereof) will be rejected or returned unopened to the Tenderer.

If you have any queries or questions on the Tender documents, these must be made in writing at least fifteen (15) calendar days prior to submission of Tender date to give allowance for a reply to reach you. Oral explanations or instructions given before the award of the Tender will not be binding upon the Government.

Any information given to you concerning this Tender will be furnished to all prospective Tenderers as an amendment to the Tender documents if it is deemed that such information would be prejudicial to uninformed Tenderers.

An official Mandatory site visit is scheduled for 15th April 2020. This date is tentative for now depending on the situation of the COVID 19 pandemic.

All participating Tenderers are requested to assemble at the beginning of the road in Buniadu by 10.00 a.m.   Members of NRA staff will conduct the site visit and will be available to answer the queries raised by the Tenderers.

A pre-Tender meeting will be held on 16th April 2020 in the Conference room of NRA @ 10 a.m.

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