The Lagos State Government has announced Messrs CCECC-CRCCIG Consortium as the preferred bidder for the proposed 4th Mainland Bridge project.
Also, Messrs MOTA-ENGIL (NIGERIA & AFRICA), CCCC & CRBC Consortium, has been picked as the “reserved bidder” for the project.
Special Adviser to the Governor on Public Private Partnerships (PPP), Ope George, disclosed this at a briefing in Ikeja, on Thursday.
George said the project, which is a proposed Public Private Partnership (PPP) transport infrastructure development, will comprise of the construction and operation of a greenfield tolled road and bridge with a design speed of 120km/h, including the development of adjacent real estate.
With three toll plazas, nine interchanges, a 4.5km Lagoon Bridge and an eco-friendly environment, it would become the second longest in Africa upon completion.
The Bridge will start from Abraham Adesanya in Ajah, on the Eti-Osa-Lekki-Epe corridor and traverse North West towards the Lagoon shoreline of the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway via Owutu/Isawo in Ikorodu. This translates to about 37 kilometres.
“You will recall that the Lagos State Government commenced a Competitive Bidding process for the selection of a Concessionaire, by the issuance of the Request for Expressions of Interest (REOI) on 27th of November, 2019. A total of 52 responses were received with 32 being responsive.
“Subsequently, a Request for Quotation (RFQ) was issued on 10th February 2020, to the 32 eligible applicants and responses were received on 15th April 2020, with a total of 15 responses. Upon evaluation, six bidders met the criteria to progress to the Request for Proposal (RfP) stage,” he said.