The Norwegian Public Roads Administration (NPRA) has launched a public call for tenders for provision of diver inspections services on bridges, ferry and express boat quays in the Central Region.
According to NPRA, the objective of the procurement is to have the elements/structural parts that lie under the water on the relevant bridges and quays inspected, and to obtain updated condition assessments.
Main inspections should be performed on foundations/erosion prevention under water for 72 bridges, 35 ferry quays and 5 express boat quays in the Central Region.
The bridges that will be inspected between 2016 and 2018 are geographically distributed to Møre og Romsdal (43), Sør Trøndelag (13) and Nord Trøndelag (16). In addition, inspection is planned for 25 ferry quays and five express boat quays in Møre og Romsdal and 10 ferry quays in Sør Trøndelag.
All ferry and express boat quays should be inspected in 2016.
The deadline for the submission of tenders is September 12, 2016.