Bids received from 21 firms for CAF-funded Buenos Aires dredging project

Posted on January 13, 2022

The infrastructure ministry of Buenos Aires province has received bids from 21 firms for a 5.3bn-peso (US$51mn) project to dredge a section of the Luján river.

The works are being financed with a US$120mn loan approved by Latin American development bank CAF in 2020.

The project is divided into four contracts:

Lot 1 (3.16km, 1.67bn pesos): 14 bids received
Lot 2 (3.30km, 1.24bn pesos): 13 bids received
Lot 3 (3.40km, 760mn pesos): 15 bids received
Lot 4 (2.15km, 1.58bn pesos): 5 bids received

The contracts also include flood control works such as new canals and contention walls, documents show.

The full list of bidders can be seen here, in Spanish.


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