Construction will begin January 2010, and is expected to last for 22 months, explained José Ángel Quirós, Fomilenio's executive director.
Laprensagrafica.com reports: "The lowest priced bid was submitted by company ' FCC Construcción de Centroamérica S.A.', at $24.6 million for concrete asphalt. On the other end, the highest priced bid was submitted by ' Asocio Thalle Construcción Company-CPK Consultores S.A. de C.V.' at $41.7 million for hydraulic concrete".
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10 Companies submitted bids to construct a stretch called “4B” in the Northern Highway (CLN – Carretera Longitudinal del Norte).
They ranged from $3.6 million (FCC Construcción de Centroamérica) to $7.6 million (Topsal Construcciones S.A. de C.V).
The contract comprises improving 2.5 kilometers of existing highway and building 5 kilometers of new road, and will be carried out under a “design and construction” scheme.
The received bids for construction of the second stretch of the Northern Longitudinal Highway in El Salvador will be analyzed both technically and economically.
Some of the companies involved are "Asocio Temporal Inversiones OMNI (Multipav)", "Asocio CPK – Simán", "Constructora MECO", "Constructora Santa Fe Ltda", "Constructora Linares" and "Equipos de Construcción".
Six companies have submitted bids for building 9.62 km of the Northern Highway (CLN).
Called 4C, the stretch runs from Ciudad Dolores to the bridge in Nuevo Edén de San Juan, in Cabañas.
Laprensagrafica.com details the bids: “Equipos de Construcción, $13.31 million; Constructora Eterna, $11.84 million; Constructora Meco, $16.94 million; Astaldi, $12.03 million; FCC Construcción de Centroamérica, $15.53 million and TOPSAL Construcciones, $12.48 million”.
The bidding for the second section (13.4 km) of the Longitudinal Highway North was opened.
There were six companies that made bids: MNV S.A. Gaskapital GRSA Consortium, the Italian company ASTALDI S.p.A., Constructora Santa Fe, Meco, CPK Consultores and SBI International Holding.