LTA seeks tender for road work contracts for Upolu and Savaii


The Land Transport Authority is seeking pre-qualified contractors for road maintenance contractors for the financial year 2022/2023.

In an invitation for bids notice, the LTA says only eligible bidders can bid. The contractors who have registered with the LTA road maintenance contractors may uplift tender documents.

There is a non-refundable fee of $250 to uplift the tender documents along with a compulsory fee of $100 to uplift the Technical Specifications.

There are 10 contracts for road maintenance for Upolu and eight for Savaii. The bids must be delivered to the Tenders Board Secretary at the Ministry of Finance building by 11 am 20 June 2022.

The LTA annual report for 2019 indicated more than $22 million has been spent by the Government on road maintenance in Upolu and Savai’i over a two-year period since 2017.

The spending under the Government’s Road Routine Maintenance Program was for 23 months from August 2017 to June 2019 and covered 13 zones in Upolu and 10 in Savai’i. The contracts in Savai’i include road maintenance, lawn mowing, and drainage maintenance, according to the LTA report.

According to the Annual Report, the contractors that successfully registered with the Authority’s Road Routine Maintenance Registry and for road works in Upolu, more than $15 million was awarded to the local contractors. 

The breakdown of the work and their payments were listed as follows: the Silva Transport contract $1.49 million covering zone one; Achatz Construction Limited $1.21 million; K.L.S.S. Landscaping Services $1.11 million; Ulia Construction $1.08 million; P.P.G. Engineering and Construction Company Ltd $1.16 million; Aga’s got an Attitude $899,644.87; R&R Company Limited $1.16 million; Bluebird Construction $1.18 million; Lee Transport Limited $981,099.34; Lucky Construction Ltd $1.30 million; Webster Works and Infrastructure $1.37 million; Samoa Works and Engineering Ltd $1.27 million; and King Construction $972,685.68.