Press Release
20 January 2015 - 4:00pm

The Government of the Virgin Islands continues to deliver on its commitments to improve the Territory’s infrastructure and is inviting tenders for the Rehabilitation of Roads and Slope Stabilisation works at Horsepath, Tortola.

According to the Director of Communications Mrs. Arliene T. Penn, the proposed works include the construction of two retaining structures which are reinforced concrete counterfort walls along with rehabilitation of the road surface.

Mrs. Penn said that works also include furnishing all plant, labour, equipment, materials and performing all operations in connection with the rehabilitation of roads and slope stabilisation at Horse Path in accordance with the tender and construction issue drawings and specifications.

The Director of Communications said that the Government has received financing from the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) towards the cost of the project.  

Mrs Penn said, “Government is pleased and is eager that works to rehabilitate, upgrade, and reconstruct damaged roads and stabilise slopes are continuing as it stems to improve the quality of life, not only for residents of the Virgin Islands, but our visitors.”

Interested Tenderers are required to submit original certificates of Good Standing in respect of Social Security and all Taxes including Payroll Taxes and Property Taxes from The Director of Social Security Board, the Commissioner of Inland Revenue and from Commercial Registry if the company is a registered company.  A valid Trade License for 2015 and a Tender Security from a Bank or Insurance Company for a sum equivalent of 5 percent of the Contract Sum is also required.

Tender Documents are available upon request from, The Chairman, Central Tenders Board, Ministry of Finance (Procurement Unit) RFG Place, Third Floor, Waterfront Drive.  Tender Documents are available from Monday, January 26 to Friday, February 13, 2015. 

A non-refundable fee of $250.00 payable by cash or bank cashier’s cheque (Payable to the Accountant General) is required for the tender documents.  Interested tenderers should submit one original and two copies of the tender and all tenders must be deposited in the tender box at the Procurement Unit by the bearer not later than 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, March 10, 2015.  Tenders will be publicly opened at the Ministry of Finance (Procurement Unit) on Tuesday, March 10, 2015 at 12:00 p.m.  Tenderers are invited to attend.

A pre-tender meeting and site visit is scheduled for Friday, February 20, 2015 in the Procurement Unit Conference Room, RFG Place, Third Floor at 10:00 a.m.  All prospective tenderers are invited to attend.

For more information, interested persons can telephone the Procurement Coordinator Mrs. Ishma Rhymer at the Procurement Unit at (284) 468- 4243.

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Jacqueline Archibald-Sylvester

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Department of Information & Public Relations 
Telephone: 468-2739
Email:    jarchibald-sylvester@gov.vg

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