The Lagos State Government, through the Office of Public Private Partnerships, has announced Messrs CCECC-CRCCIG Consortium as the preferred bidder for the proposed Fourth Mainland Bridge project.
The Special Adviser to the Governor on Public Private Partnerships, Mr Ope George, disclosed this on Thursday, at a media briefing in Ikeja, the state capital.
He added that the Fourth Mainland Bridge project will comprise the construction and operation of a greenfield tolled road and bridge.
“The Lagos State Government commenced a competitive bidding process for the selection of a concessionaire, by the issuance of the Request for Expressions of Interest on November 27, 2019. A total of 52 responses were received with 32 being responsive.
“Subsequently, a Request for Quotation was issued on February 10, 2020, to the 32 eligible applicants, and responses were received on April 15, 2020, with a total of 15 responses. Upon evaluation, six bidders met the criteria to progress to the Request for Proposal stage.
“The bids have now been evaluated and Messrs. CCECC-CRCCIG Consortium emerged as the preferred bidder while Messrs. MOTA-ENGIL (Nigeria and Africa), CCCC and CRBC Consortium, as the reserved bidder for the Fourth Mainland Bridge project,” he said.
George reiterated that the bridge will reduce congestion on the existing Carter, Eko and Third Mainland Bridges while opening new areas of the city for future developments.