Chilean road concession opens for tenderChristian Fernsby ▼ | August 3, 2020
The tender process for a contract for an upgrade to a section of Chile’s Route 5 will now open in September 2020.
Concession Chilean road Talca
Topics: Chile road
This tender was originally planned to open for bids in July 30th 2020, but due to the pandemic it will now open in 16th September 2020.
Route 5 is an important for transport in Chile, connecting the port of Puerto Montt in the south of the country with Arica in the north, close to the border with Peru, a distance of 3,100km by road.
In addition, Route 5 also passes through Chile’s capital, Santiago.
Improving the stretch between Talca and Chillan is expected to cost in the region of US$700 million. This area is important for Chile’s economy as it includes a substantial portion of the country’s wine production and transport to and from the region is vital. ■