Press Release

British Virgin Islands Recovery and Development Agency
Ministry of Finance
Release Date:
Monday, 25 May 2020 - 11:03am

The Government of Virgin Islands (GOVI) has received financing from the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) in an amount equivalent to US$65,291,000 towards the cost of CDB No. 12/SRF-OR-BVI: Rehabilitation and Reconstruction Loan – Hurricane Irma Project and intends to apply a portion of the proceeds of this financing to eligible payments under a contract for which this invitation is issued.  Payments by CDB will be made only at the request of GOVI and upon approval by CDB and will be subject in all respects to the terms and conditions of the Financing Agreement.  The Financing Agreement prohibits withdrawal from the financing account for the purpose of any payment to persons or entities, or for any import of goods, if such payment or import, to the knowledge of CDB, is prohibited by a decision of the United Nations Security Council taken under Chapter VII of the Charter of the United Nations.  No party other than GOVI shall derive any rights from the Financing Agreement or have any claim to the proceeds of the Financing.

RDA now invites sealed bids from eligible bidders for Ballast Bay Slope Stabilization and Road Rehabilitation.

The works include, but are not limited to the following:
• General site clearance and disposal
• Demolition of existing section asphalt and reinforced concrete pavement
• Demolition of existing reinforced concrete box culvert
• Demolition of existing reinforced concrete retaining wall
• Construction of 120m of reinforced concrete pavement
i. The road carriageway will be a constant 6.0m road width
ii. Placing and compaction of 200mm thick Subbase to the proposed road alignment to 95% compaction modified proctor.
iii. Placing of 120m of 150mm thick concrete with 50mm thick asphalt overlay
• Construction of 24m long by 5m high reinforced concrete retaining wall
• Construction of 10m reinforced concrete bridge slab and box culvert
• Construction of 30m long reinforced concrete wing walls to box culvert
• Construction of 80m of reinforced box drains with metal gratings
• Construction of 40m of river training works, trapezoidal stone pitching and berms to existing ghut
• Construction of 70m of raised reinforced concrete sidewalk

For more details, please see attachment.

Address for Correspondence, 
Bid Submission and Bid Opening 

Director of Procurement
Recovery and Development Agency 
First Floor, Ritter House
Wickham’s Cay II
Road Town 
Tel: (284) 393-8003


Colene A. Penn

Head of Communications
Recovery and Development Agency
Tel: +1 (284) 345-2776 | Mobile: +1 (284) 345-3387