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China, Macau - cn/74


Invitation to tender, deadline 14th July, 2006 for design and build contract for the Macau-Taipa tunnel and access routes in both sides, including the design, preparation and execution of works and the supply and installation of equipment on site. This is for two road tunnels between the Macau peninsula and Taipa Island. The tunnels, which will be one-way with three lanes each, will each be around two kilometres long. The cost is expected to total USD130.2 million. The maximum time for completion of the whole of the works is 960 days (two years and eight months), including all the design works, all necessary studies and all the construction works. Work on the project should begin at the end of 2006 and be concluded in mid 2009. Contact GDI (Gabinete para o Desenvolvimento de Infra-estruturas), Avenida Rodrigo Rodrigues, Edificio Nam Kwong, 10º andar, E/F, Macau. Tel. +853 7137246, fax +853 713728. E-mail gdi@macau.ctm.net 20/06.