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Paraguay awards IDB-funded road works

Bnamericas Published: Friday, October 28, 2022
Paraguay awards IDB-funded road works

Statement from the Ministry of Public Works and Communications of Paraguay

This is an automated translation of the original press release issued in Spanish

Through Resolution No. 2620/22, the Minister of Public Works, Engineer Rodolfo Segovia, awarded G. 84,616 million for the construction of the 33 km section of the PY10 (Capiibary)- Sto. Domingo- Agricultural School - Sidepar- route PY13, which covers the departments of San Pedro and Caaguazú.

There are two lots that make up this call that had 21 bidders, whose ID is No. 405,351 and where the estimated amount was G. 123,552,329,664.

The awarded firms are the following: Lot 1: Concretmix SA for G. 44,867,032,534 and Lot 2: Constructora Acaray SA with an offer of G. 39,749,967,380; in both cases they include VAT (Value Added Tax). If we add the two batches, it is 31% less than estimated, thus translating into savings for the State of more than G. 38,000 million.

The project includes the asphalt paving of 33.02 km and is part of the Neighborhood Roads Improvement Program II - Loan Contract No. 3600/OC-PR.

According to the Bidding Terms and Conditions (PBC), Lot 1 covers 17.6 km and the second 9.5 km, plus the 5.9 km stretch of Branch 13 to the First Line Branch, thus totaling 33.02 km.

Among the items to be executed are: clearing, clearing and cleaning, excavations, embankment, culverts, concrete-lined gutters, cemented granular sub-base, granular base, primer irrigation, league irrigation, asphalt concrete layer of 6 cm, shoulder, fencing, signs, porticos, plastering, construction of a 20-meter bridge (Lot 1), among others. All this within a period of 18 months for both sections.

The resolution can be seen here

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