GOVERNMENT OF GUYANA
CONSULTANCY SERVICES FOR SUPERVISION OF THE EAST BANK-EAST COAST DEMERARA ROAD LINKAGE PROJECT (OGLE TO ECCLES) PHASE 1
REQUEST FOR EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST
The Government of Guyana (GOGY) has received a Line of Credit from the Export-Import Bank of India in an amount equivalent to Fifty Million United States Dollars (US$50,000,000) towards the cost of the East Bank-East Coast Road Linkage Project (Ogle to Eccles) Phase 1.
The Scope of Works includes construction of 7.8km of virgin road with an asphaltic concrete finish along the main road alignment. It will consist of four (4) lanes, each 3.6m wide and a median creating two traffic lanes in each direction. Concrete drains, sidewalks and a utility corridor will be constructed along the length of the roadway and several safety features will also be incorporated.
Additionally, a two (2) lane connector road will be constructed at Eccles-Haags Bosch. This road will also be of asphaltic concrete. Minor bridges and culverts are to be constructed along the connector.
Further details on the scope of the project can be obtained from Address 1 below.
The Ministry of Public Works, through its Works Services Group, the Implementing Agency, now wishes to procure Consultancy Services for the Supervision of the East Bank-East Coast Demerara Road Linkage Project (Ogle to Eccles) Phase 1.
The Government of the Cooperative Republic of Guyana will provide funding for eligible payments under a contract for which this invitation is issued.
Objectives of the Consultancy
The objective of the consultancy is to effectively manage the implementation of the project, providing construction supervision and contract administration during the construction phase and defects liability period. The duration of the assignment is expected to be for a period not exceeding thirty (30) months.
The Ministry of Public Works, through its Works Services Group, now invites interested eligible consulting firms to submit Expressions of Interest for the provision of these consultancy services.
Consultants shall be eligible to participate if they are not subject to any debarment under the following:
Evaluation of Submissions
In the assessment of submissions, consideration will be given to technical competence, qualifications and experience, local, regional and international experience on similar assignments, financial capability and existing commitments. Key Experts will not be evaluated at the shortlisting stage.
All information must be submitted in English. Further information may be obtained from the first address below, between 09:00 hrs and 15:00 hrs Monday to Friday.
Submission of Expressions of Interest
Applicants have two (2) options for submitting, either physical submission to Address 2 below OR electronic submission before the deadline with subsequent submission of hard copies to Address 2 within fourteen (14) days of the deadline. Details governing both modes of submission are outlined below.
a) Physical Submission to Address 2 Below
Four (4) hard copies and a single pdf copy of the Expression of Interest (EOI) must be included in a sealed envelope and submitted to the second address below before 09:00 hrs local time on Thursday April 15, 2021; the pdf copy must be on a flash drive. The sealed envelope containing each submission must include the name and address of the Applicant and shall be clearly marked “Expression of Interest – Consultancy Services for the Supervision of the East Bank – East Coast Road Linkage Project (Ogle to Eccles) Phase 1”.
b) Electronic Submission
A single PDF file of the entire EOI must be sent to the following email address before 09:00 hrs local time on Thursday April 15, 2021: email@example.com. The subject of the email shall be “EOI Supervision of EBD-ECD Road Linkage (COMPANY NAME)”.
This method of submission will be deemed incomplete and the EOI will not be evaluated if hard copies are not received by 13:00hrs, Thursday April 29, 2021. Four (4) hard copies and a single pdf copy of the EOI must be included in a sealed envelope and submitted to the second address below no later than 13:00 hrs local time on Thursday April 29, 2021. The envelope is to be marked as detailed in (a) above.
If there are any discrepancies between the electronic and hard copies, the electronic copy will take precedence.
Shortlisting of Applicants
Following the assessment of submissions, a short-list of not less than three (3) and not more than six (6) applicants will be provided with full terms of reference and invited to submit technical and financial proposals to undertake the assignment. GOGY reserves the right to cancel the present invitation partially or in its entirety. It will not be bound to assign any reason for not short-listing any applicant and will not defray any costs incurred by any applicant in the preparation and submission of Expressions of Interest.
Address 1 for Requesting Information
Project Manager (EBD-ECD Road Link)
Works Services Group
Ministry of Public Works
Telephone: 0011 (592) 231-1121
Address 2 for Submission and Opening of Expressions of Interest
National Procurement and Tender Administration Board
Ministry of Finance
Main & Urquhart Streets
Telephone: 0011 (592) 223-7042/227-2499
SCOPE OF WORKS FOR EAST BANK-EAST COAST ROAD LINKAGE PROJECT PHASE 1 (OGLE TO ECCLES)
The construction of Phase-I of the East Bank East Coast Road (Ogle to Eccles) will include the following major activities:
The Scope of Works for the Main Alignment includes the construction of a 7.8 kilometers of Asphaltic Concrete Surface Four lane road. The road will comprise of Asphaltic/Bituminous concrete surface, a base, sub-base and subgrade. A 4.2 meters median will be constructed in the centre to separate the four lanes thereby allowing for two lanes of traffic flow in either direction. Each of the constructed lanes will be 3.6 m wide. Reinforced concrete drains, earthen drains, concrete sidewalks and a utility corridor will be constructed along the length of the roadway.
The road safety features will include street lights placed on the medians to illuminate both sides of the four-lane road, traffic signs will include guidance, warning and regulatory. In addition, fourteen culverts and four minor bridges are proposed to the constructed.
The Scope of Works for the connector road at Eccles Haags Bosch includes the construction of 3.58 kilometers of Asphaltic Concrete two lane road. The road will comprise of Asphaltic/ Bituminous concrete surface, a base, sub-base and subgrade, each lane will be 3.6 meters wide. earthen drains, and a utility corridor will be constructed along the length of the roadway.
The road safety features will include street lights, traffic signs will include guidance, warning and regulatory. In addition, one major bride is proposed to the constructed over the Lama Canal.
The corridor of the project is as follows:
Wight's Lane, Kingston, Georgetown, Guyana
Ministry of Public Infrastructure (592)-225-7420 | Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
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