From Tuesday, September 04th to Monday, September 10th, 2018
The Peruvian Government announces new reception of private initiatives for the development of railway projects and reports on the concession of important infrastructure projects nationwide during 2019
Among the news reported by the Peruvian government regarding its portfolio of infrastructure projects, the Ministry of Transport and Communications reported that in the month of October will begin the reception of private co-financed initiatives to develop the project "Commuter Train Barranca - Ica ", which will require an estimated investment of US$ 3,263 million. The deadline for submitting proposals will last 3 months.
The ministry also reported on the project for the construction of the "Trujillo - Chiclayo" train, which will be preliminarily implemented as a co-financed project that will require a total investment of US$ 2,285 million. The government will announce the start of the period for the presentation of private proposals in a timely manner. This project will consist of the construction, operation and maintenance of a railway of 210 kilometers.
On the other hand, regarding road infrastructure projects, the Peruvian government reported that among the new initiatives is the "New Central Connection", which will be an alternate route to the Central Highway, which will begin in north of Lima and will end in Cerro de Pasco. This self-financed private initiative, proposed by the Colombian company Conalvías Construcciones SAS, would be awarded in 2020 with an investment of US$ 561 million. Similarly, it was reported that the project "Peripheral Ring Road", which would require an investment of US$ 2,949 million, could be awarded during 2019.
Finally, among the projects that are currently under bidding processes, the ministry reported that the projects "Huancayo – Huancavelica Rail Road" and "Longitudinal de la Sierra Highway Section 4" (which investment was increased to US$ 578 million) would be awarded during the first quarter and the first half of 2019, respectively.