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The Department of Transportation and Communications (DOTC) has just commenced bidding for the construction of the Integrated Transport System (ITS) for the Cavite Southwest Terminal in the Philippines.
The project includes the financing, design and construction of passenger terminal building, arrival and departure bays, public information system, ticketing and baggage handling facilities and park-ride facilities. The winning contractor will also operate and maintain the terminal for a period of 35 years.
The project will be implemented using a Build-Transfer-Operate arrangement and will be bided out through public-private partnership (PPP).
Interested bidders can avail of the bid documents starting January 10. Only bidders who availed of the bid documents can participate in the pre-bid conference on February 10. The deadline for submission and opening of bid documents is May 15, 2014.
The Southwest Terminal, with site area of 2.9 hectares, will connect passengers coming from the Cavite side to other urban transport sustem such as the future Light Rail Transit Line 1 South Extension.
The project will ensure effective interconection between different transport modes and services.
The estimated project investment is US$56.1.
See Invitation to Bid: http://ppp.gov.ph/wp-content/uploads/2013/12/ITSP-ITB-12272013.pdf