GOVERNMENT OF GUYANA
LINDEN TO MABURA HILL ROAD UPGRADE
INVITATION FOR PRE-QUALIFICATION OF CONTRACTORS
The Government of Guyana (GOGY) has received financing from the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) towards the cost of the Linden to Mabura Hill Road Upgrade Project and intends to apply a portion of the proceeds to eligible payments under this contract. Payment by CDB will be made only at the request of GOGY and upon approval by CDB, and will be subject, in all respects, to the terms and conditions of the Loan Agreement. The Loan Agreement prohibits a withdrawal from the Loan Account for the purpose of any payment to persons or entities, or for any import of goods, if such payment or import, to the knowledge of CDB, is prohibited by a decision of the United Nations Security Council taken under Chapter VII of the Charter of the United Nations. No party other than GOGY shall derive any rights from the Loan Agreement or have any claim to the proceeds of the Loan.
The Ministry of Public Works (MOPW), through its Works Services Group (WSG) is responsible for the overall implementation of the project. A Project Management Unit (PMU) is being established to coordinate the various activities within the Project. The WSG intends to prequalify contractors for upgrading approximately 121 km of gravel road extending from Linden to Mabura Hill to an asphaltic concrete road. The Works will improve the connectivity between Guyana’s hinterland and coastal regions.
The key elements of the scope of works are as follows:
During the execution of the Works the Contractor is expected to place significant emphasis on social and environmental safeguards to mitigate the adverse impacts of the project on the physical and biological environments and communities.
It is expected that Invitations for Bids will be issued in May 2021.
Firms whether applying individually or in the form of a Joint Venture, shall:
Eligible countries are member countries of CDB.
The requirements for pre-qualification will include:
Interested eligible applicants may obtain further information from and inspect the Prequalification Documents at the Works Services Group, Ministry of Public Works at the first address below, Monday to Friday from 09:00 hrs to 15:00 hrs. A complete set of the prequalification documents in English may be obtained by interested applicants through the following means:
Prequalification submissions must be in English and must be submitted to the second address below by 09:00hrs hours, local time on March 30, 2021. Submissions must be deposited in the Tender Box located at the second address. Applications cannot be submitted electronically.
One (1) original, three (3) hard copies and a single pdf copy of the entire submission on a flash drive must be included in a sealed envelope. The sealed envelope containing the submissions must include the name and address of the Applicant and be clearly marked “Application to Prequalify for the Works of the Linden to Mabura Hill Road Upgrade, Ref. No.: 03/2021/31.
MoPW reserves the right to return late Applications unopened to the Applicants or to cancel the prequalification process. MoPW will not be bound to assign any reason for not pre-qualifying any applicant and will not defray costs incurred by applicants in the preparation and submission of the pre-qualification documents.
Address 1 for Reviewing & Purchasing Documents and Requesting Information
Address 2 for Bid Submission and Bid Opening
The Project Coordinator - Linden-Mabura Hill Road Upgrade
Works Services Group
Ministry of Public Works
Fort Street, Kingston
Telephone number: 0011 (592) 225-5650
National Procurement and Tender Administration Board
Ministry of Finance
Main & Urquhart Streets
Telephone number: 0011 (592) 226-7241
Wight's Lane, Kingston, Georgetown, Guyana
Ministry of Public Infrastructure (592)-225-7420 | Email: email@example.com
Monday – Thursday: 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Friday: 8:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Ministry of Public Infrastructure