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Paraguay awards works for third section of Bioceanic highway

Bnamericas Published: Wednesday, November 30, 2022
Paraguay awards works for third section of Bioceanic highway

This is an automated translation of the original Ministry of Public Works and Communications (MOPC) release published in Spanish.

Through resolution No. 2991/2022, the Ministry of Public Works and Communications ( MOPC ) chose four consortia, which will be in charge of executing the third phase of the works on the PY15 route (Bioceanic Corridor), section Mariscal Estigarribia - Pozo Hondo and access to Mariscal Estigarribia, Boquerón department.

Block 1 will be the responsibility of Consorcio del Pacífico, made up of the firms: Enrique Díaz Benza Cano and Vial Agro SRL In this sector, the investment will be G. 485,505,296,685. For its part, Lot 2 will be the responsibility of Consorcio Chaqueño del Norte (LT SA – Constructora Heisecke SA – Benito Roggio e Hijos SA), which was awarded for G. 589,273,467,223.

Likewise, Lot 3 will be built by CDD Construcciones SA, for an amount of G. 464,527,263,350 and finally, Lot 4, will be the responsibilty of the Consorcio TCR (Ingeniería de Topografía y Caminos SA – Constructora Isacio Vallejos SA – Rovella Carranza SA Branch of Paraguay), awarded for G. 669,514,081,080.

The call, which was international in nature, bears the ID No. 417.011 and at the time was published with Call MOPC No. 70/2022 "...contracting construction companies for the design, construction and maintenance by service levels of the route PY15, section Mariscal Estigarribia - Pozo Hondo and access to Mcal. Estigarribia, department of Boquerón, Republic of Paraguay - Loan Agreement PAR 28/2020”.

The call contemplates the elaboration of the final engineering design of the work, construction and maintenance by levels of services throughout the four lots that add up to about 220 km. The entire project is financed by the Financial Fund for the Development of the La Plata Basin (FONPLATA).

In this undertaking, road improvements are planned in the city of Mariscal Estigarribia, its roundabout, the PY09 collector route, in addition to the accesses to the airport and in the air terminal itself. Also in Pozo Hondo and its airport, toll booths and heavy vehicle weighing, a border control center in Pozo Hondo, plus compensation for expropriation of land and destruction of improvements. All this accompanied by an Environmental Management Plan and Environmental Services.

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