Construction Supervision contract for Lance & Hubble Bridges

Friday, February 13, 2015 2:38 PM - George's, Grenada
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ST. GEORGE’S, GRENADA, Wednesday, February 11, 2015: The Government of Grenada, on Monday February 9th, 2015, signed the contract for the construction supervision of the Lance and Hubble bridges in Gouyave, St. John’s.

The contract was signed with the consulting firm, INES Ingenieros Consultores, of Spain. This firm was awarded the contract following an internationally competitive bidding process.

The firm is familiar with working in the Caribbean having worked in St. Vincent and the Grenadines, Haiti and Puerto Rico.

The objective of this contract is to provide technical support to Government to review and improve the designs; prepare the tender documents and supervise the actual construction of the bridges. The contract is for a period of sixteen (16) months and construction works are expected to start in the last quarter in 2015.

The Ministry of Works will have oversight responsibilities for the Project.

Two local professionals, Mr. Kenrick Gabriel and Mr. Gordon Lewis, will be working with INESIngenieros Consultores as part of their team.

This contract is funded by the World Bank and the Pilot Programme for Climate Resilence (PPCR) as part of the Regional Disaster Vulnerability Reduction Project (RDVRP) in the amount of USD $147, 268.00.

The RDVRP is aimed at increasing Grenada’s resilience to natural disasters. The total funding for the Project is USD $26.2M (EC$70.7M).




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