Mexico's Secretary of Communications and Transport (SCT) has announced that a consortium composed of P-infra, Grupo Bursátil Mexicano and Aldesa Mexico has won a concession for the Siglo XXI highway.
The 30-year concession contract consists of the Design, Construction, Operation and Maintenance of a 62 km stretch of the Siglo XXI highway, between Jantetelco and the Autopista del Sol, in the state of Morelos.
The project cost is estimated at P 2.5billion (US$ 190 million) and it will be invested in the 62 km highway over the next 24 months.
Other four consortia, led by Coconal, OHL Mexico, Isolux Infrastructure, and Mota Engil, also bid for the concession but the winning consortium submitted the lowest bids. The reception of bids and the opening of technical proposals took place on October 31st.
The Siglo XXI highway, linking the Pacific to the Gulf of Mexico, will run between the states of Puebla and Morelos and connect the Autopista del Sol and México-Veracruz highways. It will shorten travel times along the Veracruz-Acapulco highway, and facilitate the connection betwen cities Puebla and Atlixco and the Autopista del Sol highway.