Two Offers to Build Border Post

Eurofinsa S.A. and DISA, S.A. presented their proposals in the tender for the modernization of El Amatillo border post, in La Unión, El Salvador.

Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Fomilenio II stated that yesterday that the company Eurofinsa S.A. submitted an offer for $13, 667,926.02 (plus VAT), while the offer from the company DISA, S.A. de C.V. was for $22,051,121.91 (without VAT).

Both offers will be evaluated by a group of technicians and it is expected that the work will be awarded in October to the company that complies with the requested requirements. The El Amatillo border site will be designed within a maximum period of eight months, while the construction will last one year.  The work is scheduled to be delivered in the second quarter of 2020. 

The El Amatillo border crossing modernization project includes physical and technological infrastructure that seeks to reduce waiting times at the border.  Among the proposed goals is increasing the flow of exports and imports, speeding up the passage of cargo and reducing the waiting time from eight hours to 30 minutes, improving infrastructure in poor condition and making the border 's entry and exit procedures efficient.

The intervention in this border area located in La Unión also includes the renovation of 5.74 kilometers from the stretch of Agua Salada to the El Amatillo border.

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