Codocsa To Carry Out Works on Ringroad

For an amount of $6.3 million, the company will design and build a six lane bridge in the sunken area of ​​the ring road in the Costa Rican capital.

Tuesday, October 22, 2013

The works which will have to be completed in no more than six months also include drainage structures and water control.

This solution is not the same as the one which the Ministry of Public Works and Transport (MTOP) had initially identified as the "best option".

In total there were five companies that submitted proposals, including the builder Hernan Solis, the company responsible for maintenance of the sewer.

"... This company (Hernan Solis) delivered a budget which was ¢600 million ($1.2 million) cheaper, which according to the contract conditions, this gave them the highest score, however, a technical aspect motivate the MOPT to change its mind.

According to the minister, Pedro Castro, everything came down to the seismic safety issue, which meant that when evaluating the proposals, the MOPT's technical department determined that Codocsa was the best choice," noted an article in La Prensa Libre.



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Bids Opened for Road Works Tender in Costa Rica

January 2014

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

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.

Three International Tenders for Road Works in Costa Rica

December 2013

The Mexican company ICA, the Dominican La Estrella, the Chinese Sinohydro and two Costa Rican construction companies are bidding for road works projects worth $115 million.

The Mexican ICA, the Dominican La Estrella, the Chinese Sinohydro were those companies involved in a contest conducted by the Ministry of Public Works and Transport (MOPT) for the construction of the northern section of the ring road in the capital city.

Strong Interest in Tender for Public Works in Costa Rica

October 2013

Thirteen construction companies have submitted their proposals for repair and construction works in the "Circunvalación" highway, in the capital of Costa Rica.

The companies that submitted proposals to Consejo Nacional de Vialidad (Conavi) are: Ascamón y Tapusa, Sánchez Carvajal, PuentePrefa, Internego, Hernán Solís, MECO, Grupo JCB, Codocsa, Cimolai, Marlin Bridges, Edica, Crecex and Gepesa.

Costa Rica: 60% of Contracts Go To One Construction Company

September 2013

Most road maintenance contracts awarded by the National Roads Authority go to the company Hernán Solís.

Semanariouniversidad.ucr.cr reports that "Of the 22 maintenance contracts given by Conavi around the country, this firm were awarded 13, ie 60% of all projects. In total the company has received maintenance contracts worth over $133.4 million.

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