MoW’s Assistant Undersecretary for Technical Services Eng. Ahmed Abdul Aziz Al Khayyat revealed that the Ministry awarded 5 tenders worth BD16,904,832 and also invited bids for 10 tenders worth BD30,368,029 in April 2014.
According to Al Khayyat, the awarded tenders included Phase 1 of Muharraq Ring Road Project; which is being implemented by Sayyed Kadhim Sayyed Mohsin Al Dirazi and Eastern Trading & Contracting Establishment at a cost of BD2,996,237. Work will take 40 weeks to complete.
The project comprises of the expansion of the Dry Dock Highway from the Interchange of Galali to Diyyar Muharraq at a length of 3885m, in addition to the expansion of Avenue 38 at a length of 736m. Works also include reconstructing Service Avenue leading to Samaheej and Galali, excavation works, protecting other existing services, constructing pavements, lighting and signage works.
The other awarded projects included the BD398,442 sanitary and rain water drainage project in Sitra Block 602; implemented by Mohsin Haji Ali Trading & Contracting for a period of 12 months, the construction of Malkiya Primary/Intermediate School for Girls at a cost of BD4,490,792; implemented by Sahari Contracting & Projects Contracting for a period of 20 months, the construction of Hunainiya Secondary School for Boys at a cost of BD4,616,560; implemented by Al Naba’a Contracting for a period of 20 months, and the construction of Busaiteen Intermediate School for Girls at a cost of BD4,402,800; implemented by Rakan Contracting and Bukhuwa Group for a period of 16 months.
The tenders for which bids were invited in April included opening roads in Hidd Block 109, Road 14 and the environs, the time contract project for the paving and re-paving of roads (2014-2016), revamping roads in Hamad Town Block 1214 and constructing an entrance to Dar Kulaib from Sheikh Hamad Avenue in Block 1215 & 1216, revamping roads in Riffa Block 912, and implementing safety barriers along Seef Causeway and the Central Market.
As for the sanitary sector, bids were invited for 3 projects, which were the urgent works for developing sub-stations, cleaning sewerage networks and drains, and the sewerage network scheme in Dar Kulaib Block 1048. In the construction sector, bids were invited for 2 time contracts covering building maintenance works (2014-2016), and electrical maintenance works (2014-2016).
‘The Procurement Department at the Ministry’s Cost Engineering Directorate approved 211 purchase orders covering various sectors at the Ministry at a cost of BD543,545, and also approved new prequalification requests for 4 contractors covering the Ministry’s 3 sectors (Roads, Sanitary Engineering and Construction),’ explained Al Khayyat.
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