Press Release

Ministry of Finance
Release Date:
Thursday, 14 December 2023 - 3:56pm

The Government of the Virgin Islands invites tenders for the Construction of Retaining Walls and Roadway at Horsepath, Tortola.

The proposed works comprise of providing all plant, labour, equipment and materials and performing all operations in connection with the demolition, excavation and disposal works to remove trees; concrete slabs and dirt on site; excavation for wall footings; construction of retaining walls; importing of fill material for backfilling to retaining walls; construction of concrete road and facilitating works for all utilities as necessary at Horsepath.

Procurement Coordinator, Mrs. Ishma Rhymer said eligible tenderers are required to submit a Trade Licence (valid for 2024) and a detailed work programme and method statement showing the order in which the various sections of works are to be executed and the rates of progress.

Mrs. Rhymer added that amongst other documentation, tenderers must also submit a list of projects undertaken by the Tenderer within the past ten years that demonstrate the Tenderer’s experience in delivering similar projects, a list of Current Contract Commitments/Work in Progress and submit Certificates of Good Standing in respect of the Social Security and taxes, including Payroll and Income Tax, from VI Social Security Board, National Health Insurance and Inland Revenue.

Tender documents will be available Wednesday, 20th December, 2023 between 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Documents will be sent to tenderers electronically upon request to with the subject title Construction of Retaining Walls and Roadway at Horsepath.

A virtual pre-tender meeting via Webex is scheduled for Friday, 12th January, 2024 at 10:00 a.m. The access code and password will be provided prior to the meeting. All prospective tenderers are invited to attend.

Interested tenderers should submit one (1) original, three (3) copies and one (1) flash drive containing the tenderer’s documents.  The original tender should be placed in a sealed envelope and marked “ORIGINAL” and the additional copies placed in another sealed envelope and marked “COPIES”.  Both envelopes should then be placed in an outer envelope and marked Construction of Retaining Walls and Roadway at Horsepath and addressed to:

The Chairman
Central Tenders Board
Ministry of Finance
Procurement Unit
RFG Place, 2nd Floor

Waterfront Drive
Road Town, Tortola
Virgin Islands, VG1110

All tenders must be deposited in the Tender Box at the Ministry of Finance (Procurement Unit)RFG Place, Second Floor, Road Town, Tortola, by the bearer not later than 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, 30th January, 2024.  Tenders will not be received after the Tender Box is closed.

Tenders will be opened on Tuesday, 30th January, 2024 at 11:00 a.m. at the Ministry of Finance Conference Room, Rita Frett Georges Building, 3rd Floor, Waterfront Drive, Road Town, Tortola. Tenderers are invited to witness the opening via Webex.  Tenderers will be provided with the access code and password prior to the opening of Tenders.

For more information, contact the Procurement Coordinator at (284) 468-4243/5921 or email

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