The Government of Iraq (GoI) represented by the Ministry of Construction, Housing, and Public Municipalities (MoCHPM)/ Roads and Bridges Directorate (RBD) has received financing from the World Bank (WB) toward the cost of Transport Corridors Project (TCP), and intends to apply part of the proceeds for these consulting services.
The consulting services (“the Services”) include Construction Supervision and Related Services for Expressway No.1 R9A Project.
The works involve rehabilitation of section R9A of the Expressway No. 1 which is the main road axis in Iraq. The R9A section starts in Abou Ghraib district near Baghdad at Sta.km 0+970 and heads in the west direction up to Sta.km (63+00). The Rehabilitation consists of milling/overlay of damaged pavement and repairing the Asphalt Layers; bituminous base course layer, binder layer and polymerized Asphalt (PG) wearing course layer, shallow and deep patching repair, replacement of damaged bearings, expansion joints and handrail on bridges and improvement of traffic safety measures (steel guardrail, traffic signs, pavement marking, road furniture, etc…).
The consulting services includes Hand over of approved detailed design, drawings and instructions to the contractor, supervise works contract to ensure that the executed works comply with the approved design, internationally acceptable technical specifications, ensure implementing of the environmental and social monitoring plan (ESMP), and of the Resettlement Action Plan (RAP) and sound engineering practice; ensure a continuous focus on safety for all road users and occupational hazards of Contractor & consultant personnel during implementation. Prepare final construction reports and compile full set of as-built drawings of all completed works.
The MoCHPM/RBD now invites eligible consulting firms ("Consultants") to indicate their interest in providing the Services. Interested Consultants should provide information demonstrating that they have the required qualifications and relevant experience to perform the Services: (brochures, description of similar assignments, experience in similar conditions, availability of appropriate skills among staff and so forth).
The attention of interested Consultants is drawn to paragraph 1.9 of the World Bank’s Guidelines, July 2014 (“Consultant Guidelines”), setting forth the World Bank’s policy on conflict of interest.
Consultants may associate with other firms in the form of a joint venture or a sub consultancy to enhance their qualifications.
A consultant will be selected in accordance with the (QCBS) method set out in the Consultant Guidelines.
Further information can be obtained at the address below during office hours (9:00 AM to 2:00 PM).
Electronic Expressions of Interest may be submitted via E-mail, or by hand or carrier to the address below.
The deadline for receiving EOIs on (10 / 08 / 2020) at 11:00 noon at local time.
All electronic EOIs need to be supported with an original hard copy of EOI that should be submitted to address below, however the electronic submission prior to stated deadline will be acceptable to start the review of EO I