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Murray Creek Suspension Bridge Construction - Heaphy Track


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RFx ID : 20671852
Tender Name : Murray Creek Suspension Bridge Construction - Heaphy Track
Reference # :
Open Date : Monday, 4 February 2019 12:30 PM (Pacific/Auckland UTC+13:00)
Close Date : Monday, 18 March 2019 12:00 PM (Pacific/Auckland UTC+13:00)
Tender Type : Request for Tenders (RFT)
Tender Coverage : Sole Agency  [?]
Categories :
  • 30000000 - Structures and Building and Construction and Manufacturing Components and Supplies
  • 72000000 - Building and Facility Construction and Maintenance Services
  • 95000000 - Land and Buildings and Structures and Thoroughfares
  • West Coast
Exemption Reason : None
Required Pre-qualifications : None
Contact : DOC Procurement Team
Please direct all communication through GETS
Alternate Physical Delivery Address  : N/A
Alternate Physical Fax Number  :
Agency Address :

The Heaphy Track is a Great Walk for walkers and mountain bikers located in Kahurangi National Park, just north of Karamea. The bridging infrastructure on the track has mostly been replaced, with the final bridge for replacement being the Murray Creek Bridge. DOC Engineers have designed a 38.4m Suspension Bridge to replace the old NZ Forest Service Swingbridge, and this is to be constructed after 1st May 2019.

Awarded Status

This tender has been awarded to

  • Abseil Access Ltd

Further Award Information:
Agency name: Department of Conservation
Agency address: 10 Sewell Street, Hokitika
Successful supplier’s name: Abseil Access Limited
Successful supplier’s address: 15 Bute Street, Wellington
Description of the services or goods: Replacement of an old six-wire bridge with a new engineer designed suspension bridge to span the Murray Creek on the Heaphy Track Great Walk.
Please provide all the applicable tender codes: 95000000, 30000000, 72000000
Date the contract was awarded: 17/05/2019
Duration of the contract (including any extensions): 18 weeks
Estimated cost of the procurement: $100K-$250K
Type of procurement process: Open tender
Exemption justification: N/A

Award Date: Monday, 27 May 2019 9:20 AM (Pacific/Auckland UTC+12:00)