Statement

Ministry of Transportation Works and Utilities
Release Date:
Thursday, 23 June 2016 - 11:45am

REMARKS BY MINISTER FOR COMMUNICATIONS AND WORKS
HONOURABLE MARK VANTERPOOL
AT THE NINTH SITTING OF THE FIRST SESSION OF THE
THIRD HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY
THURSDAY, JUNE 23, 2016
10:00 A.M.

Caribbean Development Bank Loan Funded Projects Update

Madam Speaker, we are making significant progress with road rehabilitation work under the Caribbean Development Bank CDB Loan Funded Projects.

I refer to the Fifteen Million, Six Hundred Seventy Thousand Dollars ($15,670,000.00) approved by the CDB in March 2012, to carry out remedial works following infrastructural damage the Territory sustained in 2010, following the passage of Tropical Storm Otto.

To date, Madam Speaker, contracts with a total sum of Eight Million, One Hundred and Six Thousand, Three Hundred Twelve Dollars and Twenty-Six Cents ($8,106,312.26) have been signed, for Engineering Consultancy, Planning Regulations and Construction Works. 

These contracts include:

Contractor

Contract

Value

Project

Location

Start Date

Status

Autland Heavy Equipment Co. Ltd

$ 949,875.60

Drainage Solution and Road Rehabilitation

Greenland

July 1st 2016

0% Complete

G-Unit Construction

$367,367.17

Slope Stabilisation and Drain Construction

Windy Hill

July 1st 2016

0% Complete

G-Unit Construction

$669,022.02

Retaining Walls

Nottingham Estate

Feb 1, 2016

30% completed

Autland Heavy Equipment Co. Ltd

$670,261.84

Drainage Solution Road and Rehabilitation Works

Long Trench

Jan, 2016

100% completed

Autland Heavy Equipment

$504,408.42

Drainage Improvement and Road Rehabilitation

Fortune Ghut

April, 2015

100% completed

Tira Green

$52,750.00

Planning Regulations

N/A

April, 2015

100% Completed

Quality Construction

$1,041,551.75

Reconstruction of Road and Slope Stabilization

Huntum’s Ghut

Dec, 2015

90% Complete

G-Unit Construction

$819,848.58

Road & Drainage Improvement.

Palestina

Feb, 2014

100% Completed

FDL Consult Inc

$499,500.00

Engineering Consultancy

N/A

Mar, 2013

Contract Renewed

Autland Heavy Equipment Co. Ltd

$633,737.32

Embankment Stabilisation and Road Reinstatement

Ballast Bay

Mar, 2014

100% Completed

Autland Heavy Equipment Co. Ltd.

$ 332,483.86

Installation of a Retaining Wall

 

Thomas Land

Nov, 2014

100% Completed

Sandwise Ltd.

$1,565,505.70

Drainage Improvement

Parham Town

Sept, 2014

100% Completed

 

$8,106,312.26

 

 

 

 

 

Madam Speaker, FDL Consult Inc’s contract was renewed for a period of 15 months with effect from January 22, 2016, for a sum of Two Hundred and Twenty-Five Thousand Dollars ($225,000.00).

The scope of works includes Engineering Consultancy and Project Management.

Madam Speaker, there are three (3) tender packages currently going through the National Competitive Bidding process via the standard local procurement procedures:

  1. Horse Path - Drainage Solution with Road Stabilization and Rehabilitation
  2. Hydrology Study - The Request For Proposals or RFP was evaluated and is awaiting Cabinet decision on the selection of consultants to provide bids.
  3. Lee Road, Virgin Gorda - Drainage Solution and Road Paving.

Madam Speaker, one project is in the final stages of the design phase, namely;

  1. Harrigan Estate - Slope Stabilization and Road Restoration.

Thank you Madam Speaker.