El Salvador: Bidding Underway for Diego de Holguín Boulevard

15 companies are interested in building and 12 in supervising, those are the number of companies which have acquired bidding terms and participated on field visits.

Monday, October 11, 2010

The MOP through its Institutional Procurement and Contracting Unit (UACI), and under the rules and policies of the Central American Bank for Economic Integration (BCIE) published on the 24th of September, sent an invitation to national and international construction companies and supervisors interested in participating in the process.

This road will be built with innovative components, such as an Integrity Agreement between the two parties so that there is a real commitment to deliver the work on time and not generate contract disputes. Furthermore, the process will be strictly audited by the Citizens' Observatory of Public Works.

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Finally, Offers to Build Salvadoran Road

November 2011

After two failed tender processes, El Salvador's Minsitry for Public Works (MOP in Spanish) has received four bids to construct the new highway.

The new highway will connect the country's capital San Salvador with Santa Tecla 9.9 kilometers (6.5 miles) away.

According to a MOP press release, of ten companies that were invited to tender, four have expressed an interest in building the second stretch of the Bulevar Diego de Holguín road, which will see the project completed.

For the Third Time El Salvador Creates Tender for Diego de Holguín

September 2011

After two tenders were declared void the 12 companies who showed interest in the avenue project will be invited to participate again.

The new regulations for the tender will be issued by the Central American Bank for Economic Integration (BCIE), who will also fund and supervise the initiative.

El Salvador: Bidding Postponed for Diego de Holguín Boulevard

November 2010

The Ministry of Public Works postponed until November 26th the date for opening bids.

The receipt and opening of bids for the construction of boulevard Diego de Holguín was scheduled for Thursday November 11th, according to the initial schedule.

"Public Works Minister, Gerson Martinez, explained that the main reason was the number of inquiries received from prospective bidders on the project.

El Salvador Will Invite Highway Tenders

July 2009

Construction of stretch II of the "Diego de Holguín" boulevard will be granted to a different company, through a bidding process.

Gerson Martínez, Public Works Ministry, informed that the basis for the bids are almost ready and they expect to invite bids in August.

"He also said that $13 million have been requested to the Central American Economic Integration Bank (BCIE).

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