Request For Expressions of Interest

General Information

   May 19, 2017
   Jun 2, 2017
   International procurement

Contact information

   I. Richmond W. K. Harding
Ministry of Public Works Lynch Street South Monrovia, Liberia
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Technical inspection and testing services   Technical services  

Original Text

The Government of Liberia has received Financing from the African Development Bank Group in various currencies towards the cost of Mano River Union Road Development and Transport Facilitation Programme (MRU/RDTFP) [Fish Town - Harper Road Project (FTHRP) Phase II: Construction of (80 km) Road between Karloken – Fish Town to Bituminous Standard] for the provision of Technical & Road Safety Audit Services.
The works consist of the pavement of the road in asphaltic concrete to ECOWAS Design Standards. The length of the road is (80 km) between Karloken (Maryland County) and Fish Town (River Gee County). The Civil Works will involve the alignment of horizontal and vertical curves, Earthworks including the provision of HDPE pipe spare ducts, Drainage works, Road pavement and Bridge works. The Project components include: (i) Road Development and mitigation of negative environmental impacts; (ii) Related Development and Women Empowerment Measures; (iii) Transport Facilitation; (iv) Institutional Support; and (v) Project Management. The Project will be implemented for 36 months plus 12 months for defects liability period.
The services included under this Consultancy will be for both Technical Audit and Road Safety
The Services under the Technical Audit will include but not limited to the following:
1. Perform a diagnosis of the set of procedures and mechanisms used in work selection, implementation and supervision;
2. Verify whether works performed by the contractor fulfilled the concerns of quality economy and efficiency;
3. Conduct consistency of technical work and conformity with standards and specification.
Verify quality of materials and measurement and valuation of works;
4. Assess performance of completed works and structures; and
5. Implementation constraints or shortcomings and propose recommendations to improve the existing arrangements.
The Services under the Road Safety Audit will include but not limited to the following:
1. Study design drawings and reports received from the client/MPW;
2. (if relevant) Study general accident statistics for the existing road;
3. Conduct site visit and inspect the entire road alignment with respect to the road environment and the existing and expected non-motorized and motorized traffic flow
paying due attention to the following:
4. Undertake photograph and or video recordings of the hazardous sites for further detailed study;
5. Identify shortcomings that may need to be mitigated to prevent road accidents
6. Recommend mitigating measures for identified problems;
7. Prepare draft road safety audit report with the following contents:
8. Formal submission of Draft Road Safety Audit report to the design team and the client
9. Audit Completion Meeting (where the client, design team, supervision consultant or contractor participate as appropriate) and make a formal presentation and discuss the
audit findings; and
10. Provide a seminar to discuss the audit findings with the design team, client and other relevant authorities; and assist the implementation of the audit recommendations.

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