Aveng Strabag Joint Venture (ASJV) had ceased work on the 223m-high, 1.3km-long structure earlier this year following violent protests about the project (link opens in new tab).

Mtentu Bridge

The new tender has a closing date of 11 December 2020 (link opens in new tab).

The new tender documentation includes presentations, videos and drone footage to avoid the necessity for a compulsory tender clarification briefing and site inspection. Prospective bidders are however being encouraged to make individual arrangements to send representatives to inspect the site. South Africa plans to lift the ban on international travel from most countries from 1 October 2020.