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

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

Friday, September 30, 2011

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.

"There have been some changes in the conditions, relaxing the requirements. This time, the bank will allow the work to be completed using asphalt, a material with which the companies have used consistently and have experience with.

After receiving the conditions, companies have a period of 30 days in which to submit their offer", reported

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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.

El Salvador: Bidding Underway for Diego de Holguín Boulevard

October 2010

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.

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.

$18 Million for Highway in El Salvador

May 2010

A loan by the Central American Bank for Economic Integration will help conclude stretch II of Boulevard Diego de Holguín.

Gerson Martínez, public works minister, explained that they expect to begin construction on August, once the Legislative approves the loan. Then they will invite companies to bid for its construction.

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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