Road Tender Postponed

Following the Guatemalan government's liquidation of road works contracts with Brazil's Odebrecht, it has been announced that the date to submit bids in the new contests will be April 6.

Monday, March 26, 2018

The presentation of offers in the new competitions had been set for March 23, and after the Ministry of Communications completely rescinded the contracts with the construction company Odebrecht, representatives of the executive announced that the proposals for the works on 140 kilometers of the CA-2 road, will be received on April 6. 

Lahora.gt reports that " ...For now, the CIV is waiting for construction companies to present their offers to repair three road sections. Specifying the award is the only step pending to begin repairs, since the company Odebrecht has already delivered the bonds for the work: one for the liquidation of the work and another for outstanding balances."

See detail of the tenders for the renovation of the three road sections:

"Road Replacement CA-02, section: km 144 to km.178."

"Road Replacement CA-02, section: km 178 to km.198."

"Road Replacement CA-02, section: km 211 + 500 km.250 + 500"

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