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LASG Selects CCECC-CRCCIG As Preferred Bidder For 37-km Fourth Mainland Bridge Project



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LASG selects CCECC-CRCCIG Consortium as preferred bidder for the 37-kilometers Fourth Mainland Bridge (4MB) Project.

4MB is one of the priority solutions to relieve Carter, Eko and 11.8-km, 3rd Mainland bridge of severe congestion.

It will connect Lagos Island by way of Lekki, Langbasa, and Baiyeku towns and across Lagos Lagoon to Itamaga, in Ikorodu.

When completed, proposed 37-km long Lagos Fourth Mainland Bridge will become the second longest bridge in Africa.

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The Lagos State Government, through the Office of Public Private Partnerships, has announced Messrs CCECC-CRCCIG consortium as the preferred bidder for the proposed 37-km Fourth Mainland Bridge project.

Special Adviser to the Governor of Lagos State on Public Private Partnerships, Mr. Ope George, made this known during a briefing at the Public Private Partnerships (PPP) Office in Ikeja.

In his words :

“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 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 (RfP) stage”, he added.

George explained that the bids have now been evaluated and Messrs. CCECC-CRCCIG Consortium emerged as the preferred bidder while the Messrs. MOTA-ENGIL (NIGERIA & AFRICA), CCCC & CRBC CONSORTIUM, as the reserved bidder for the Fourth Mainland Bridge project.

The Special Adviser restated that the Fourth Mainland Bridge (4MB) will reduce congestion on the existing Carter, Eko and the 11.8-km, 3rd Mainland bridges while opening new areas of the City for future developments.

The 4MB Project is a proposed Public Private Partnership (PPP) transport infrastructure development. It will comprise of 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.

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

It is also expected to 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.

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