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Nepal, Central Development Region - np/16


Invitation for prequalification, deadline 20th June, 2008 for the main civil works of the 309 MW Upper Tamakoshi hydroelectric project (contract No. UTKHEP/03-2064/65) which consist of a 22.5 m-high and 60 m-long diversion dam; the Bhaise Khola intake structure including an approx. 60 m-long connecting shaft to the headrace tunnel; a 7,200 m-long low pressure headrace tunnel having a cross-section of 29 sq m; two construction adits (one at Bhaise and the other at the pressure shaft area); a 2,055 m-long pressure shaft and tunnel (unlined, concrete lined and steel lined); a 15 m-wide x 24 m-high x 113 m-long powerhouse cavern; a 13 m x 18 m x 112 m transformer cavern; a 2,500 m-long tailrace tunnel; various access and auxiliary tunnels; about 10 km connecting roads to the project's different work fronts; and maintenance of the 68 km Charikot-Dolakha-Singati-Lamabagar access road and upgrading if required. The project is located on the Tamakoshi River in Dolakha district in Janakpur zone in Central Development Region of Nepal. Contact Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA), Project director, Upper Tamakoshi hydroelectric project, Upper Tamakoshi Hydropower Limited, Kamalpokhari, PO Box 26070, Kathmandu. Tel. +977 14421988, 14420295, fax +977 14412569, e-mail neautp@mos.com.np or visit www.nea.org.np/INVITATION_FOR_PREQUALIFICATION.pdf and www.nea.org.np/tender.php for documents.Visit the project's website at www.nea.org.np/utkhep 15/08.