Finally, Offers to Build Salvadoran Road

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

Wednesday, November 2, 2011

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.

The companies are:
• Equipos de Construcción S.A de C.V
• Constructora DISA S.A de C.V
• Inversiones OMNI S.A de C.V
• ASTALD, S. p. A

The bid process was carried out in accordance with regulations set by the Central American Bank for Economic Integration (CABEI).



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Constructora ECON and Disa S.A. de C.V. are two of the five companies in El Salvador that presented their proposals to extend a four-kilometer stretch of the Pan American Highway.

The Ministry of Public Works informed that Constructora ECON, Disa S.A. de C.V., Constructora MECO, Gabriel Couto S.A.

El Salvador: Roadworks for $7.2 million

September 2014

An award has been made to the company Constructora DISA of a contract for the design and construction of improvements to three sections of the road connecting the towns of Nueva Trinidad and Arcatao, Chalatenango.

On August 29th, 2014 the Ministry of Works, Housing and Urban Development decided to award the contract for the project "Reconstruction of CHA07E Road, Section: Est 13 + 000-New Trinidad - Arcatao municipalities of Nueva Trinidad and Arcatao Department. Chalatenango "to the company Constructora DISA S.A. de C.V. which submitted a bid of $7,167,774, according to the public procurement website of El Salvador, Comprasal.gob.sv.

$32 million Awarded for Road Construction

December 2011

Finally the government of El Salvador has reported the results of the tender for the works on the Diego Hoguin Boulevard.

A statement from the Ministry of Public Works, Transportation and Housing and Urban Development reads:

The Minister of Public Works, Gerson Martinez, reported today ahead of the anticipated date for the award, the winners of the competitive tender for the project to complete the Diego de Holguín Boulevard Segment II, which has been subdivided in Section II-A and Section II-B, and whose order to proceed with work will be given in the next few days.

El Salvador: Bids Submitted for Diego de Holguín Boulevard

November 2010

Two construction companies and seven supervising entities are currently participating in the bidding for construction and project supervision of the Opening of Boulevard Diego de Holguín.

Bids were received from: Equipos de Construcción (ECON) and Constructora Meco S.A to build the project.

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