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4011 Infrastructure Bid Roads 21 Apr - 1 May 2017

Ministry of Infrastructure

Invitation for Bids


21 March 2017

Grant No. and Title:

ADB Grant No 0378 TON: Climate Resilient Sector Project (CRSP)

Contract No. and Title:

CRSP-NCB-2016-MOI-04: Evacuation Roads

Deadline for Submission of Bids:

Extended to 1 May 2017 at 02:30 PM

The Government of Tonga (GoT) has obtained a Grant from the Asian Development Bank (ADB) for the purpose of implementing the Climate Resilience Sector Project (CRSP). Part of this grant will be used for payments under the contracts named above. Bidding is open to bidders from eligible source countries of the ADB. The eligibility rules and procedures of the ADB will govern the bidding process.

Bidders may bid for one or several Lots, as further defined in the bidding document. Bidders wishing to offer discounts in case they are awarded more than one lot will be allowed to do so provided those discounts are included in the Letter of Bid.

The Ministry of Infrastructure, Tonga (“the Employer”) invites sealed bids from eligible bidders for the construction and completion of CRSP-NCB-2016-MOI-04: Evacuation Roads (“the Works”) under four lots:

  • Lot 1: Talafo’ou Evacuation and Post Disaster Access road at Talafo’ou, Hahake, Tongatapu;
  • Lot 2: Navutoka Evacuation and Post Disaster Access road at Navutoka, Hahake, Tongatapu;
  • Lot 3: Popua Evacuation and Post Disaster Access road at Popua, Tongatapu; and
  • Lot 4: Tufuvai Evacuation and Post Disaster Access road at, Tufuvai, ‘Eua

National Competitive Bidding (NCB) will be conducted in accordance with ADB’s Single-Stage: One-Envelope procedure and is open to all bidders from eligible countries as described in the bidding document.

Only eligible Bidders meeting the qualification criteria stated in the bidding document may participate in this bidding.

To obtain further information and inspect the bidding documents, bidders should contact:

Ms Kelela Tonga,
Acting Chief Executive Officer
Ministry of Infrastructure
Bypass Road, Vaololoa
Head of Engineering Division’s Room
Kingdom of Tonga

For more details, please contact Edgar Cocker on phone # 24 -668 or e-mail: edgarc047 [at] yahoo [dot] com

To purchase the bidding documents in English, eligible bidders should write to the address above requesting the bidding documents CRSP-NCB-2016-MOI-04: Evacuation Roads

Deliver your bid:

  • to the address above
  • on or before the deadline:  1st May 2017 at  2.30 PM
  • together with a Bid Security of TOP 19,000.0 (Nineteen thousand Tongan Pa’anga) only for each lot of Lot 1, Lot 2 and Lot 4 and TOP 16,500.0 (Sixteen thousand five hundred Tongan Pa’anga) only for Lot 3.

Bids will be opened immediately after the deadline for bid submission in the presence of bidders’ representatives who choose to attend.

Bid shall be valid for a period of 90 (Ninety) days after bid opening and must be accompanied by the bid security specified above.  The authority reserves the right to accept or reject all bids without assigning any reasons whatsoever. The bidder or their authorized representative is allowed to attend the opening of bids.

Submitted bids will be opened on 1st May,  2017 at 3.00 PM at the MOI Conference Room, Bypass Road, Vaololoa, Nuku’alofa, Kingdom of Tonga.