Nigeria’s Lagos state has been shortlisted by a consortium led by Portuguese development firm Mota-Engil and two Chinese language companies to construct a $2.5 billion bridge anticipated to ease extreme congestion within the mega metropolis, an official stated on Sunday.
The fourth bridge on the mainland, 37 kilometers lengthy, can be constructed as a part of a public-private partnership. It’s going to embrace three toll plazas, 9 interchanges and a projected velocity of 120 kilometers per hour, stated Jubril Gawat, senior spokesman for the Lagos state governor.
Mota-Engil is partnering with China Communication and Building Company and China Street and Bridge Company on this provide.
China Gezhouba Group Firm and China Geo-Engineering Company three way partnership and consortium led by China Civil Engineering Building Company are the opposite two shortlisted bidders.
The winner of the bid can be introduced earlier than the tip of the 12 months, Gawat stated.