Lagos names preferred bidder for construction of Fourth Mainland Bridge 


The Lagos state government has named CCECC-CRCCIG Consortium as the preferred bidder for the construction of the Fourth Mainland Bridge (4MB) project.

Disclosing this in Ikeja, Ope George, special adviser to the governor on public-private partnerships, said the 4MB project, which is a proposed PPP transport infrastructure development, will comprise the construction and operation of a greenfield tolled road and bridge with a design speed of 120 kilometres per hour, including the development of adjacent real estate.

George noted that the Fourth Mainland  Bridge, when completed, would become the second longest in Africa with three toll plazas, nine interchanges, a 4.5km Lagoon Bridge and an eco-friendly environment.

He explained that the project, is also expected to cut across 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.

“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 (REOI) on 27th of November, 2019.

“A total of 52 responses were received with 32 being responsive.

“Subsequently, a request for quotation (RFQ) was issued on February 10, 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 (RFP) stage”, added George.

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