UPDATE – Pakistan extends Winder Dam bid deadline a fourth time

Pakistan’s Water and Power Development Authority (WAPDA) extended the deadline a fourth time for bids for civil construction and steel work of the Winder Dam storage project on the Winder River in Balochistan Province. Bids now are due October 23.

Previous deadlines were August 29, July 24, June 26, and May 28. (HNN 7/25/08) The solicitation is a reissuance of a tender previously offered in 2007.

The engineering-procurement-construction contract includes civil engineering works for: contractors camp, offices, housing, roads, telecommunications, and electrical; road relocation; diversion arrangements; main dam; dike; fuse plug; spillway; dam outlet works; main canal and distributaries; and drainage structures. Electro-mechanical works include hydraulic steel works for design, supply, and installation of gates and miscellaneous equipment.

The work is to require 46 months.

Tender documents, in English, may be obtained from the address below for 15,000 rupees or US$250 by bank draft to G.M. (P) South, WAPDA, Hyderabad.

Two-part bids — technical and financial proposals — are due by 11 a.m. October 23. For information, contact General Manager (Projects) South, Water and Power Development Authority, 519 WAPDA House, Shara-e-Quaid-e-Azam, Lahore, Pakistan; (92) 42-9202190; PABX: (92) 42-9202211; Fax: (92) 42-9203191; Internet: www.wapda.gov.pk.

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