Three bids submitted for Cartagena - Barranquilla highway concession

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Three bids submitted for Cartagena - Barranquilla highway concession

Colombia's National Infrastructure Agency (ANI) has received three bids for the Cartagena - Barranquilla corridor concession PPP project.

The PPP highway project involves the design, construction, financing, operation and improvement the new road. The term of the concession contract will be 26 years.

The total investment for the project will be US$844 million.

The three consortia that submitted economical proposals for the project are the following:

  • Mario Alberto Huertas Cotes - Constructora MECO SA Sucursal Colombia - [Mario Alberto Huertas C. (75%) and Constructora Meco S.A. (25 %)]
  • Infraestructura Vial de Colombia - [CSS Constructores SA (40 %), Controladora de Operaciones de Infraestructura S.A. de CV (35 %), Alca Ingeniería S.A.S. (5 %), Estyma S.A. (10%) and Latinoamericana de Construcciones S.A (10 %)]
  • PSF Concesión del Caribe - [Grupo Odinsa S.A. (33 %), Construcciones El Cóndor S.A. (27%), Termotécnica Coindustrial S.A. (18 %), Icein S.A.S. (12 %) and Mota - Engil Engenharia e Construcao S.A.(10 %)]

The project is divided in two sections. The first section is located in the route 90 A (Cartagena - Barranquilla). Between the departments of Bolívar and Atlántico, the highway will have a length of around 110 km. While the second section includes the construction of a dual carriageway with a length of about 37 km, between the municipalities of Malambo and Puerto Colombia.

ANI also recently announced that it received two bids for the Pacific Connection highway concession 3 (Autopistas de la Prosperidad) and two bids for Pacific Connection highway concession 1.

On 22 May 2014, ANI awarded the Pacific Connection highway concession 2 to a consortium led by Grupo Odinsa S.A. after being the sole bidder for the project.

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