fourth bridge over the Canal

MOP receives proposals for fourth bridge over the Canal

Cuarto puente sobre el Canal.

Panama’s Ministry of Public Works (MOP) received the proposals from the four prequalified consortia for the design and construction of the fourth bridge over the Panama Canal.

At the ceremony, held in the Yellow Room of the Presidency of the Republic, the companies presented their proposals: Consortium Panama Fourth Bridge, made up by China Communications Construction Company Ltd/China Harbor Engineering Company Ltd; Dragados Sucursal Panamá, S.A.; Astaldi Consortium – DAELIM conformed by Astaldi S.P.A./ DAELIM […]

Preparations for the fourth bridge over the Canal are going forward

El cuarto puente aliviará el congestionamiento vehicular.

The Ministry of Public Works (Ministerio de Obras Públicas (MOP)), through the web page, Panamá Compras, has announced the change of date for the meeting with prospective contractors for the “Design and Construction of the Fourth Bridge over the Panama Canal” which will now take place from November 21 to November 25.

These approval meetings with the pre-qualified companies will be from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. during that week at the Universidad Especializada de […]

Ministry of Public Works focus on high impact projects for 2016

Ministry of Public Works focus on high impact projects for 2016

The Ministry of Public Works will concentrate all its efforts on mega projects such as the Fourth Bridge over the Canal, which will give another access to the interior. The bridge will benefit more than 1.7 million people who travel to and from Panama West every day, and whose only option is to use the Bridge of the Americas or the Centenary Bridge.

Another important project is the widening of the Panama-Arraijan highway to eight […]

Design of fourth bridge over the Canal revealed

El puente tendrá una estructura similar a del Puente Centenario (foto) y se construirá en el lado norte del Puente de las Américas

The Minister of Public Works, Ramón Arosemena Crespo, explained that through the Interagency High Commission for the fourth bridge over the Panama Canal, it was decided to build it on the north side of the Bridge of the Americas and its design will be a bracing structure similar to the Centennial Bridge.

The Minister announced that a call has been made for international companies interested in building the bridge.

“The more companies there are, the […]

In six months bids to be called for fourth bridge over the Canal

En seis meses licitarán cuarto puente sobre el Canal de Panamá

In six months the Government of Panama will call the bidding process to build the fourth bridge over the Panama Canal, announced President Juan Carlos Varela Rodriguez.

Varela Rodríguez explained that four financial alternatives will be studied that have been submitted by the Ministry of Finance to cover the costs of the work.

The idea that a single contractor would build Metro line 3 and the bridge was also explored, but it was eventually […]