Costa Rica: 70-kilometer of Road Works Announced

The Ministry of Public Works is preparing designs and tender documents for the construction of 70 kilometers of road between Barranca and Cañas, Guanacaste.

Thursday, July 21, 2016

The Minister of Public Works and Transport said that in order to avoid managing a lot of contracts for different sections of the work, 70 kilometers will be separated into three sections, which will be tendered separately and will include all parts of the project (bridges, interchanges and road).

You may want to see: "Construction in Costa Rica: Figures for 2nd Quarter" reports that "... ' The first tranche to be addressed is the section connecting Canas with Limonal. For this section, designs have already been drawn up and in August the works will be put out to tender. The second plan is the extension of the route between Limonal and San Gerardo.  These designs will be ready in October. Finally, the design of the stretch of road that connects San Gerardo with Canyon will be completed in February 2017. "

"... Minister Carlos Villalta said the work is being funded through the Central American Bank for Economic Integration and the plan is for the processes of development of designs and award of works to not take more than eight months."

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