The Colombian National Development Financier (FDN) has announced that the second phase of the $13.5 billion project, 9.5 billion of which will be state funded, will be complete towards the end of 2016, at which point tenders will be open on the capital’s transport mega-project. The Institute for Urban Development (IDU) have also confirmed that their contribution towards the project is in place.
São Paulo Governor Geraldo Alckmin has confirmed that contracts with the Isolux Corsan-Corviam consortium for the construction of new stations as part of the Line 4 extension of the Metro have been rescinded. Five years after the projected completion date, the works remain a long way from completion and are already well over budget. A new contract tender to complete the works will open in the coming days, according to the city government.
Panama Metro have announced that the Line 2 design and construction tender has been awarded to the Spanish-Brazilian consortium, lead by FCC and Noberto Odebrecht, which the Panamanian authorities confirmed had both the higher technical score and financial offer for the project.
This week during the Republican Congress the Colombian government discussed details National Development Plan, including budgets for the capitals first metro line. The District Government have ensured that by the end of February 2015, conclusions and agreements will be in place in regards to financial structuring for the project.
A solicitud de las empresas interesadas en presentar propuestas para la Licitación por Mejor Valor con Evaluación Separada para la construcción de la Línea 2 del Metro de Panamá se extiende el plazo para presentar las ofertas técnicas y económicas que se tenía establecido para el día viernes 30 de enero de 2015.
The District Administration of Bogota confirmed on Friday that the process to construct the capital’s first metro line is progressing on schedule, and that in April they begin work on purchasing the land necessary for the 27 station project ahead of the proposed June 2015 project tender.