Lagos shortlists 10 firms for Fourth Mainland Bridge
The Lagos State Government has shortlisted 10 firms that applied to handle the construction of the Fourth Mainland Bridge.
The Ministry of Works and Infrastructure. made the announcement in a statement on Thursday, saying:
“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 firms include CCECC Nigeria Limited; CGGC-CGC Joint Venture; China Harbour Engineering Company Limited; China State Construction Engineering Corporation Nigeria Limited; IC ICTAS Insaat Sanayi ve Ticaret A.S. and Ingenieros Consultores, S.A., through Makais Energy.
Others are Julius Berger Nigeria Plc; Mota-Engil and CCCC Consortium; Mutual Commitment Company Limited and Power Construction Corporation of China.
The Lagos State Government will now “proceed to evaluate the applications in line with the evaluation criteria set out in the request for qualification”, the statement said.
Successful pre-qualified bidders will then be announced, who would be eligible to participate in the next stage of the selection/bidding process, which is the state to the request for proposals.
Designed to be a 38km bridge and expressway with a design speed of 140 km, when completed, the Fourth Mainland Bridge would be will be the longest in Africa.
Currently the longest bridge in Africa is the 6th October Bridge in Cairo, Egypt.
The construction of the bridge took nearly 30 years.