Infrastructure: The week in 10 stories

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Thursday, December 7, 2017

A tender for a US$800mn freight rail line in Uruguay was launched under the PPP model.

COLOMBIA

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The latest phase of the US$770mn modernization of Bogotá's El Dorado airport was opened.

BRAZIL

Sao Paulo state development agency DP will provide a credit line for local infrastructure projects.

Next year's presidential elections are expected to hurt infrastructure projects.

MEXICO

IPM was awarded a contract to build a US$134mn terminal for semi-specialized container and bulk cargo in Veracruz.

PARAGUAY

The awarding of one of the two contracts to pave the Alberdi-Pilar highway was halted.

ARGENTINA

Río Negro province issued US$300mn in bonds to finance a public works program.

Highway department Vialidad Nacional revoked the concession contract of the Riccheri and Ezeiza-Cañuelas highways with Aecsa.

PERU

Cosapi was awarded a US$150mn contract to build a stadium for the 2019 Pan American Games.

ECUADOR

The contract to finish the Cuenca light rail project was signed by the city government, the public works minister and the consortium.