The Lagos State Ministry of Works and Infrastructure has announced that it has selected 10 firms for the construction of the Fourth Mainland bridge.
The firms include CCECC Nigeria Limited; Others are Julius Berger Nigeria Plc; Mota-Engil and CCCC Consortium; Mutual Commitment Company Limited and Power Construction Corporation of China, CGGC-CGC Joint Venture; China Harbour Engineering Company Limited;
Others are, China State Construction Engineering Corporation Nigeria Limited; IC ICTAS Insaat Sanayi ve Ticaret A.S. and Ingenieros Consultores, S.A., through Makais Energy.
“Following the issuance of request for qualification to the 32 shortlisted and eligible respondents to the expression of interest, we are pleased to announce that the Lagos State Government has received a total of 10 responses to the request for qualification (the applications) from the applicants, the statement reads.
“The Lagos State Government will now proceed to evaluate the applications in line with the evaluation criteria set out in the request for qualification and thereafter announce the successful pre-qualified bidders, who shall be eligible for participation in the next stage of the selection/bidding process, being the request for proposals stage.”
The Fourth Mainland Bridge is a proposed 38 kilometres long bridge to connect Lagos Island by way of Lekki, Langbasa and Baiyeku Towns, across the Lagoon to Itamaga, in Ikorodu.
The bridge will serve as a complement to Eko, Third Mainland and Carter bridges to help ease traffic.
By Oluwakemi Adelagun…
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