Bids received for East Bank, East Coast sidewalks

The Ministry of Public Infrastructure will soon construct pedestrian sidewalks on the East Bank and East Coast of Demerara to an estimated cost of $88.8M according to the engineer’s estimate.

Two of the three sidewalks will be constructed at Providence and Diamond, East Bank Demerara while the third will be constructed at Turkeyen, East Coast Demerara.

Tenders from 25 companies for the construction of the sidewalks were opened on Tuesday at the National Procurement and Tender Administration Board, Main and Urquhart streets.

In addition, the Ministry of Social Protection also accepted bids for the construction of a fire escape at the Palms. Based on the engineer’s estimate the project is pegged at $5.4M.

The companies and their bids are as follows:

Ministry of Public Infrastructure

Construction of Pedestrian Sidewalks, Region 4

Lot 1- Construction of Pedestrian Sidewalk at Diamond, East Bank Demerara Access Road

Lot 2- Construction of Pedestrian Sidewalk at Providence, East Bank Demerara Access Road

Lot 3-Construction of Pedestrian Sidewalk at University of Guyana, East Coast Demerara Access Road

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