State Government of Osun
Ministry of Lands Physical Planning and Urban Development, Secretariat Abere, Osun
Request for Expression of Interest for Partnership on the Proposed Osogbo Iconic Streetscape Development.
1. Along Old Garage/MDS/Olaiya/Gbogan Road Corridors
2. Freedom Park (Osogbo Tain Station)
3. Alekuwodo park and promenade
This is to invite suitably qualified and practicing Landscape Architects, Land Use Planners, Urban Environment Professionals, Consultants and Contractors to participate in the Osogbo Iconic Streescape Development of Road corridors within the State Capital Territory from Old Garage through MDS, Olaiya and Gbongan Road, up to the Secretariat roundabout. In addition to the Proposed Freedom Park within the Osogbo Train Station and Alekuwodo Park and Promenade (in conformance with the Urban Renewal Programme of Government.)
Interested participants can also provide proposals for (DBOT) Design, Built, Operate and Transfer.
i. Landscape Architectural Consultants
ii. Urban/Land Use Planning Consultants.
iii. Urban Environment and Infrastructure Consultants.
Study Background: The Ministry- is the Implementing Agency for the project which aims at improving the aesthetic appearance of the aforementioned improvement corridors, as well as provide commercial spaces along the corridor to enhance the proposed development. The corridor covers 6.75km of streetscape enhancement within the State Capital Territory and the period of implementation shall be six (6) months.
Job Description: The facilities and amenities expected to be provided within the road corridor include the following:
1. Osogbo Streetscape Development Along Old Garrage/MDS/Olaiya/Gbongan Road Corridors
Provision of sidewalks and bicycle paths (with iconic bridges where appropriate); Landscaping (to include shade trees, ornamental trees, shrubs and grassing); Bus Stops including Bus Shelters; Lay-bys; Public parking lots, Embankment treatment, etc.
2. Freedom Park (Osogbo Train Station), Osogbo
Public Parking lots; Public Toilets; Food courts; Food Court; Plazas; Passive Recreational Ground/Parks/ Sit-outs; Fountain: Landscaping (to include shape trees, ornamental trees, shrubs and grassing), etc.
3. Alekuwodo Park and Promenade
River walk, Iconic Pedestrian Bridge, Public Parking Lot; Public Toilets; Food Courts; Plazas; Passive Recreational Ground/ Parks/Sit-outs; Fountain; Landscaping (to include shade trees, ornamental trees, ornamental tress, shrubs and grassing) etc.
Expression of Interest: Interested Members of the public and private organizations interested in partnering with the State of Government of Osun are invited to put forward their interest.
The Consultant must be an expert in Landscape Architectural design and must be able to present evidence of similar jobs previously executed. Apart from this, the Applicant must be a Registered Professional in the chosen Profession.
The Consultant must have the capabilities of presenting proposals in CADD format with 3D Animation to enhance the proposal.
Interested Consultants should submit four copies of their profiles and Curriculum Vitae (C.V.) marked “Osogbo Streetscape Development” on the top left hand corner, on or before 6th September 2013 addressed to the honourable Commissioner, Ministry of Lands, Physical Planning & Urban Development.
For the Avoidance of doubt, agencies or organisations Interested in Partnering with the State Government in the project should forward application indicating interest to same place.
ARC. Muyiwa IGE
Hon. Commissioner, Ministry of Lands, Physical Planning & Urban Development
Osun a Dara………