W1Aw1B Addendum 1 CRIP W1AW1B – Rehabilitation of the Philip Goldson Highway (Miles 8.25 to 19.25) and the Mexico Creek Bridge at Mile 20.8, Belize District

Belize Social Investment Fund/ Ministry of Works

Climate Resilient Infrastructure Project

Belize

ADDENDUM NO. 1

 

to the Bidding Documents dated 21st February 2020 “Rehabilitation of the Philip Goldson Highway (Miles 8.25 to 19.25) and the Mexico Creek Bridge at Mile 20.8, Belize District, Belize”

Reference No: BZ-SIF-156539-CW-RFB

 

01 April, 2020

Dear Sir/Madam,

Given the current crises of COVID-19 pandemic, it has been decided to suspend the bidding process until further notice that will be issued as an addendum in accordance with the provision of Instructions to Bidders (ITB) Clause 8, including its publication on www.sifbelize.org as defined in Bid Data Sheet Clause 7.1. In addition, the addendum will be placed on the external World Bank’s web-site.

Taking into account the above, we wish to advise you that the above Bidding Documents are amended as follows:

  1. Page 1-30. Section II. Bid Data Sheet. ITB Clause 18.1. should now read as follows:

“The Bid shall be valid until: to be specified in a separate addendum (further notice).”

  1. Page 1-31. Section II. Bid Data Sheet. ITB Clause 22.1. The deadline for bid submission should now read as follows:

“Date: to be specified in a separate addendum (further notice).”

  1. Pages 1-31 – 1-32. Section II. Bid Data Sheet. ITB Clause 25.1. The date for bid opening should now read as follows:

“Date: to be specified in a separate addendum (further notice).”

  1. Page 1-57. Section IV. Bidding Forms. Letter of Bid. Paragraph (g). The validity period expiration date should now read as follows:

to be specified in a separate addendum (further notice).”

  1. Page 3-62. Invitation for Bids. Paragraph 7 should now read as follows:

“Bids must be delivered to the below address on the date to be defined in a separate addendum (further notice). Electronic bidding will not be permitted. Late bids will be rejected. Bids will be publicly opened in the presence of the bidders’ designated representatives and anyone who choose to attend at the below address at 2:00 pm on the date to be defined in a separate addendum (further notice).”

 

The Social Investment Fund encourages the general public to stay aware of the latest information on the COVID-19 pandemic, available from the Ministry of Health and on the Government of Belize Press Office website. Take care of your health and protect others by practicing good hygiene and adhere to social distancing regulations.

All other terms and conditions of the Bidding Documents remain unchanged.

You are required to acknowledge receipt of this Addendum by return fax or e-mail.

 

 

Yours sincerely

William Lamb Jr.

Executive Director, SIF

 

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