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6115 Min Infrastructure Bids 29 June - 6 Aug 2021


Specific Procurement Notice

Request for Bids

Small Works

(One-Envelope Bidding Process)

Country: Kingdom of Tonga
Name of Project: Tonga Climate Resilient Transport Project
Contract Title: Rehabilitation of Loto Road T4 Lot 1 and T5 Lot 2, Tongatapu
Grant No.: D389-TO
RFB Reference No.: MOI-WK-3-TR-C2
  1. The Government of Tonga has received financing from the World Bank toward the cost of the Tonga Climate Resilient Transport Project, and intends to apply part of the proceeds toward payments under the contracts for Rehabilitation of Loto Road T4 Lot 1 and T5 Lot 2, Tongatapu.
  1. The Ministry of Infrastructure now invites sealed Bids from eligible Bidders for rehabilitation of Loto Road sections Foui-Matahau 4.912 km (T4 Lot 1) and section Makapaeo-Matahau 3.600 km (T5 Lot 2) over a period of 24 months. Rehabilitation works include minor re-alignment, pavement rehabilitation with chip seal surfacing, drainage works and incidental works including sidewalks, signing and pavement markings.
  1. Bidding will be conducted through national competitive procurement using a Request for Bids (RFB) as specified in the World Bank’s “Procurement Regulations for IPF Borrowers”, dated July 2016, revised November 2017 and August 2018 (“Procurement Regulations”), and is open to all Bidders as defined in the Procurement Regulations.
  1. Interested eligible Bidders may obtain further information from Ministry of Infrastructure, Ms. Pua Lau, Procurement Officer, Tonga Climate Resilient Transport Project, email procurement [at] tcrtp [dot] to and inspect the bidding document during office hours: 8:30 AM to 16:30 PM at the address given below.
  1. The bidding document in English may be purchased by interested eligible Bidders upon the submission of a written application to the address below and upon payment of a nonrefundable fee of TOP 200. The method of payment will be electronic bank transfer.  The document will also be made available for download free of charge. Bidders to bring a flash stick for download at address below.
  1. Bids must be delivered to the address below on or before 2:00pm, 6th August 2021. Electronic Bidding will not be permitted. Late Bids will be rejected. Bids will be publicly opened in the presence of the Bidders’ designated representatives and anyone who chooses to attend at the address below.
  1. All Bids must be accompanied by a Bid-Securing Declaration.
  1. Attention is drawn to the Procurement Regulations requiring the Borrower to disclose information on the successful bidder’s beneficial ownership, as part of the Contract Award Notice, using the Beneficial Ownership Disclosure Form as included in the bidding document.
  1. The address referred to above is:
Tonga Climate Resilient Transport Project
Ms. Pua Latu, Procurement Officer
Ministry of Infrastructure
Bypass Road, Fanga’o Piloleva
Email: procurement [at] tcrtp [dot] to