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7754 Ministry of Infrastructure - TCRTP BIDS 2 Feb - 4 March 2024


Ministry of Infrastructure / Tonga Climate Resilient Transport Project II

Request for Bids - Small Works

(One-Envelope Bidding Process)

Country: Kingdom of Tonga
Name of Project: Tonga Climate Resilient Transport Project II
Contract Title: Rehabilitation of Vava’u South West and Tongatapu roads
Grant No.: D911-TO
RFB Reference No.:            MOI-WK2-TR-C4

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 Vava’u South West and Tongatapu roads.

2. The Ministry of Infrastructure now invites sealed Bids from eligible Bidders for rehabilitation of Lot 1: V2 Vaipua Tefisi Road 4.850km (Vava’u), Lot 2: T2.2 Liku Road 5.7km (Tongatapu intersection Taupo’ou Rd to intersection Hu’atolitoli Rd), and Lot 3: V12 Tefisi-Tu’anuku Road 2.738km (Vava’u) over a period of 12 months. Rehabilitation works include minor re-alignment, pavement rehabilitation with chip seal and otta seal surfacing, drainage works and incidental works including sidewalks, signing and pavement markings.

3. 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 November 2020 (“Procurement Regulations”), and is open to all Bidders as defined in the Procurement Regulations.

4. Interested eligible Bidders may obtain further information from Ministry of Infrastructure, Mr. Sila Va’Enuku , Procurement Officer, Tonga Climate Resilient Transport Project, email procurement [at] tcrtp [dot] to and inspect the bidding document during office hours: 9:00 AM to 16:00 PM at the address given below.

5. The bidding document in English will be issued free of charge by email upon Bidder’s written request to the point of contract nominated in clause 4 above.

6. Bids must be delivered to the address below on or before 02:00pm, 14th March 2024. 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.

7. All Bids must be accompanied by a Bid-Securing Declaration.

8. 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.

9. The address referred to above is:

Mr. Sila Va’Enuku
Procurement Officer
Tonga Climate Resilient Transport Project
Ministry of Infrastructure
Bypass Road Fanga ‘o Pilolevu, Nuku’alofa, Tonga
Email: procurement [at] tcrtp [dot] to


Matangi Tonga Online ref. #7754 Ministry of Infrastructure, 2 Feb - 4 March 2024