Leading firms eye Bahrain Metro corridor consultancy deal

Leading global engineering majors - SNC-Lavalin Major Projects, Esbi Engineering and Facility Management and Mott MacDonald are in the race for the contract to provide consultancy services for utility diversions of the Bahrain Metro Project corridor.


This comes in response to the request for proposal (RFP) issued by the Ministry of Transportation and Telecommunications for enabling work design for Phase I and Phase I A of the metro project, according to the Bahrain Tender Board website.


The scope of work includes planning and designing the utilities diversion conflicting the corridor and also proposing new corridors for the diverted utilities by co-ordination and approval of the relevant authorities such as Electricity and Water Authority (EWA), Ministry of Works and Municipalities Affairs and Urban Planning as well as the Telecommunication Regulatory Authority.


Phase 1 of Bahrain Metro Project is approximately 28.6 km long with 20 stations, while for Phase IA it is approximately 8 km long with four stations.


According to the ministry, SNC-Lavalin Major Projects emerged as the lowest bidder with an offer of BD595,650 ($1.57 million) followed by Esbi Engineering and Facility Management (with two options - BD1.57 million and BD2.08 million) and Mott MacDonald with a BD1.65 million bid.-TradeArabia News Service

Source: http://www.tradearabia.com/news/CONS_390008.html


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