The Government of Israel has launched a request for qualification (RFQ) for the development of the Highway-16 public private partnership (PPP) project.
Highway-16 project involves a new access road to the city of Jerusalem from the west, connecting Highway-1 at the new Motza Intechange and Jerusalem's Highway-50 (Begin Boulevard) at Givat Mordechai Interchange. The project comprises the development of a 4.7 km four lane freeway, it will includes, among others, the construction of two tunnels and three interchanges.
The project will be developed on a design, build, finance, operation and maintenance (DBFOM) basis.
The total project investment is estimated at NIS1.5 billion (US$380 million).
The tender process was issued on 22 April. Interested parties must submit their qualification documents on or before 15 July 2015.
During the last two weeks we have reported about several road PPP projects globally: