Bids Opened for Road Works Tender in Costa Rica

Spanish, Chinese and Costa Rican companies submitted bids for the expansion to four lanes of a 1.7 kilometer stretch of urban road.

Wednesday, January 22, 2014

The National Roads Authority (Conavi) received six bids for the proposed expansion and renovation of National Route 3, located from the intersection of the factory in Pozuelo Uruca to Jardines del Recuerdo at the Valencia de Heredia.

"... Puentes y Calzadas de España made an offer of $9.4 million, the Spanish consortium made up of APCA, Ceinsa, Cedex and Presbere bid $15.5 million, Copisa, $8.7 million, MECO $12.8 million, Hernan Solis $13.8 million, and the consortium Sinohidro and Codocsa, $19.9 million. "

On February 21, the proposals will be analyzed for the project that aims to extend the stretch of 1.7 kilometers to four lanes and renovate the road surface, for which $16 million will be invested through a loan provided by the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB).

It is "expected that the tender will be awarded in the first week of March. The timeframe for carrying out the design and construction work is four to nine months."

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