Colombia announces US$400mn roadwork contracts

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

Colombia signed three roadwork contracts totaling 1tn pesos (US$412.9mn) for two projects in Cundinamarca department, according to a government release.

The first project calls for the construction of a third lane of 61km for the Anapoima-Mosquera road. The project is divided into two contracts: one for 169bn pesos between the Devisab group and the Cundinamarca government, and the other for 650bn pesos between Cundinamarca and national road authority Invias.

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The Devisab-Cundimarca contract entails 14.6km to be built over an 18-month period; the Invias works will cover 46.4km over three years.

The Invias stretch includes the construction of 4km of two-lane road between the town of Balsillas and Glorieta de Toreros in Mosquera.

The third contract, valued at 186bn pesos, was signed between national infrastructure agency ANI and concessionaire CCFS for complementary works on the Bogotá-Facatativá-Los Alpes highway.