Guatemala to Bid Out $40 Million Highway Project

In one month, an international bid will be called for the construction of a section of the Atlántico highway, from Agua Caliente to Sanarate.

Wednesday, June 17, 2009

Financed by the government of Taiwan, the project entails the expansion of a 27-kilometer section to four lanes.

Leonardo Cerser writes in "It is expected that, after fine-tuning the details for the process to contract the company that will execute the project, the bid will be called in a month at the latest."

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