Press Release

Ministry of Finance
Frenchman's Cay
Tender Notices
Release Date:
Friday, 5 March 2021 - 12:53pm

The Government of the Virgin Islands invites tenders for the removal and replacement of the bridge, boulder revetment and road construction at the Frenchman’s Cay Bridge.

Procurement Coordinator Mrs. Ishma Rhymer said the proposed works are comprised of the furnishing of all plant, labour, equipment and materials and performing all operations in connection with the removal and replacement of the bridge, boulder revetment and road construction at the Frenchman’s Cay Bridge, located at Frenchman’s Cay, Tortola, British Virgin Islands in accordance with the drawings and specifications.

Mrs. Rhymer said, “Eligible tenderers are required to submit Certificates of Good Standing in respect of the Social Security and Taxes including Payroll and Property Tax from BVI Social Security Board, National Health Insurance, Inland Revenue, the Commercial Registry, valid Trade Licence, detailed work programme showing the order in which the various sections of works are to be executed along with other documents as outlined in the tender document.”

Mrs. Rhymer added that Tenderers must also present a Tender Bond/Tender Security not less than 1% of the bid price, by way of a bank or accredited insurance company.

Bidding documents are available now and will be sent to bidders electronically upon request to with the subject title “Replacement of Frenchman’s Cay Bridge, Frenchman’s Cay, Tortola”.

Interested tenderers should submit one (1) original, three (3) copies and one (1) flash drive containing the bidder’s documents. The original bid should be placed in a sealed envelope and marked “ORIGINAL” and the additional copies placed in another sealed envelope and marked “COPIES”. Both envelopes should then be placed in an outer envelope and marked “Replacement of Frenchman’s Cay Bridge” and addressed to:

The Chairman
Central Tenders Board
Ministry of Finance
Procurement Unit
Qwomar Trading Building No. 2, 2nd Floor
Blackburne Road, TORTOLA, VG 1110
British Virgin Islands

All tenders must be deposited no later than 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, April 6 to the Tender Box at the Ministry of Finance (Procurement Unit), Qwomar Trading Building #2. Tenders will not be received after the box is closed.

A virtual pre-tender meeting via WebEx is scheduled for Wednesday, March 17, 2021 at 10:00 a.m. All prospective tenderers will be notified of the access code and password prior to the meeting due to COVID-19 preventative measures and social distancing guidelines established by the Ministry of Health & Social Development.  This will be followed by a site visit.  All prospective tenderers are invited to attend.

Tenders will be opened at the Procurement Unit, Ministry of Finance, Qwomar Trading Bldg. #2, 2nd Floor at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, April 6, 2021. Tenderers are invited to witness this process via WebEx. Tenderers will be provided with the access code and password prior to the opening.

For more information, contact the Procurement Coordinator at (284) 468-4243/5921 or email

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Nia Douglas-Wheatley

Communications Officer II
Deputy Governor's Office
Government of the Virgin Islands
Tel: 284.468.2350