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, Ope George, made the announcement during a briefing at the PPP office in Ikeja, on Friday, according to Nairametrics.
George said the Fourth Mainland Bridge Project, which is a proposed Public Private Partnership transport infrastructure development, will comprise the construction and operation of a Greenfield tolled road and bridge with a design speed of 120km/h, including the development of adjacent real estates.
He said, “You will recall that 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 27th of November, 2019. A total of 52 responses were received with 32 being responsive.
“Subsequently, a Request for Quotation was issued on 10th February 2020 to the 32 eligible applicants and responses were received on 15th April 2020 with a total of 15 responses. Upon evaluation, six bidders met the criteria to progress to the Request for Proposal stage.’’
George explained that the preferred bidder was selected after a careful evaluation, with Messrs. CCECC-CRCCIG Consortium emerging as the winner, while the Messrs. MOTA-ENGIL (NIGERIA &AFRICA), CCCC & CRBC CONSORTIUM, as the reserved bidder for the Fourth Mainland Bridge project.
The bridge is set to become the second largest in Africa when completed, with 3 toll plazas, 9 interchanges, a 4.5km Lagoon Bridge and an eco-friendly environment.
The 4MB would span about 37 kilometres, starting from Abraham Adesanya in Ajah, on the Eti-Osa-Lekki-Epe corridor and traverse the North West towards the Lagoon shoreline of the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway via Owutu/Isawo in Ikorodu.