Contractors to submit their bids for the project’s five main construction contracts
Saudi authorities has set the submission date for the five main construction contracts on the Riyadh metro project, estimated to cost between $7bn and $8bn.
Arriyadh Development Authority (ADA) has given contractors until December 1 to submit their bids for the project’s five main construction contracts. Lines 1 and 2 have been combined as one package, while the other lines set as single packages, according to a report by MEED.
The total length of the lines will be 180km, ADA said. Although the client has pre-qualified four consortium to bid for the whole metro project, the construction packages will be split into different packages.
ADA is expected to short-list pre-qualified firms to bid for the package to design and build lines 1 and 2 and/or 3, and will invite the pre-qualified firms to tender lines 4,5 and 6 at a later date.