Evaluation of bids for new Demerara River crossing to be completed by month end

An artist’s impression of the new bridge

The evaluation of bids for the new Demerara River crossing is expected to be completed by the end of this month and the process will be moved into the next phase, Minister of Public Infrastructure, David Patterson says.

“The guys are doing the evaluation at the moment, the evaluation team. They have very interesting proposals. I do hope they can be completed and am sure they will be before the end of this month so we can move forward,” Patterson told Stabroek News on Friday when asked for an update.

On November 21st last, 11 companies submitted bids, with Chinese companies dominating the bidding.

Following the evaluation of the tenders the Ministry of Public Infrastructure has said that three companies will be  shortlisted to bid for the project soon after…..

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