Construction Started on Rio Hato Airport

The MECO Construction Company has received the order to begin construction of a tunnel on the Panamerican Highway and renovation of the runway at Scarlett Martinez airport.

Monday, September 19, 2011

A statement of the Presidency of Panama reports:

President Martinelli has given the order to proceed on construction of road underpass and renovation works at the intersection of Rio Hato Airport.

* More jobs for Panamanians will be generated
* This sector will be enhanced even further in its development as a tourist destination

The renovation of the Scarlett Martinez Airport in the province of Cocle, will become a reality, after the president, Ricardo Martinelli, through means of the Civil Aviation Authority and the Ministry of Public Works will give this Friday September -16 – the order to proceed for the project entitled "Design and Construction of Tunnel in the Panamerican Highway and Renovation of the Scarlett Martinez runway in Rio Hato ."

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The offer by the Costa Rican construction company is $35.9 million, Panama Bacsa’s was for $36.1 million.

Both proposals are below the state reference price of $36.2 million.

As long as no objections are filed and requirements are fulfilled, Meco Construction will be awarded the contract.

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The Ministry of Public Works is putting out to tender the construction of a tunnel and the redevelopment of the runway at the Rio Hato airport.

The tender is for the design and construction of the Panamerican Highway Tunnel and the redevelopment of the airport runway in Rio Hato Scarlett Martinez, Province of Cocle.