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Award Of Contract - Infrastructure Component Design And Certification Consultant Road Safety Project Print E-mail
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Friday, 25 October 2013 00:00

Contract signingThe Government of Belize through the Ministry of Finance and Economic Development, in keeping with the long-term Vision for improvement in road safety, that through an integrated and comprehensive approach, together with demonstrated respect between all road users, the frequency and severity of traffic collisions (road trauma) is reduced, is pleased to announce the award of contract to Anthony Thurton and Associates Ltd. for the Design and Certification Consultancy. The Belize Road Safety Demonstration Corridor Project is a first step in developing a comprehensive and long term road safety strategy. The project was officially launched on 14th March, 2013 and is being implemented through a BZ$14,495,000 loan from the CDB, and GOB counterpart contribution of BZ$3,191,000.


The objective of the Design and Certification Consultancy is to provide independent inspection

and certification of the road safety infrastructure works being funded under the Loan. In addition, design services are required for a new roundabout to be located at the junction of the Western (George Price) and Hummingbird Highways as well as design services for the Belmopan Works.

The services of the Consultancy Firm will be required over an 18-month period to undertake the various activities in Certification and Design Services.

The signing of contract took place at 1:30 pm on October 23, 2013 at the Ministry of Finance and Economic Development Conference Room in Belmopan. Ms. Yvonne Hyde, Chief Executive Officer, Economic Development signed the contract on behalf of the Government of Belize in presence of Mr. Errol Gentle, Chief Executive Officer, Ministry of Works and Transport.