Colombia's public infrastructure authority ANI has launched a request for expressions of interest (RfEOI) for the Vias del Nus road PPP project.
The project is also called "Magdalena River highway 1", The main objective o the road is to establish a direct connection between Medellin and Cartegena Port and to link the regions of Antioquia and the Caribbean.
This concession, which belongs to Autopistas para la Prosperidad highway package, includes 159 Km, 6 tunnels and 126 bridges. Specifically, the project includes the following:
The total project investment is estimated at US$961.8 million.
Interested parties must submit their expression of interest (EOI) on of before 1 December 2015. The project has been structured as a private initiative.
The project is part of the second wave of 4G highway projects, including a total of 9 concessions. This second wave includes a total investment of about P11,800 billion (US$4.64 billion). 4G involves the construction of about 8,000km of roads, including 1,200km of four-lane highways, with the majority of projects to be carried out as PPPs.