The General Directorate for National Roads and Motorways (GDDKiA) has opened bids in a tender for the design and construction of the S19 Domaradz – Iskrzynia expressway in the Podkarpackie Province. It is a part of the international Via Carpatia route. The investment will cost over PLN 1 billion.
Eight bids were submitted to the tender, six of which were included in the cost estimate. Budget GDDKiA for the implementation of this section of S19 is almost PLN 1.4 billion. The lowest offer was submitted by Mostostal Warszawa – over PLN 1 billion. The Turkish company Kolin submitted an offer in the amount of PLN 1.1 billion. Polaqua submitted the highest offer – over PLN 1.6 billion.
“Today’s opening brought six out of eight offers below our cost estimate, the lowest of which is 76% of the GDDKiA’s cost estimate. The average of these six offers is about 86% of the amount we intend to spend on this task” – GDDKiA pointed out. “This is good information, contrary to what could be heard recently in the public space. We continue to work and implement our plans as planned” – added road workers.
Now the offers will be checked and assessed according to various criteria, incl. price and warranty period. “It is planned that the design and construction works will be completed within a maximum of 39 months from the date of signing the contract” – reads the release.
As part of the investment, a 12.5 km long section of an expressway is to be built, with a dual carriageway cross-section, two lanes in both directions and an emergency lane. Along the main route, among others, eight bridges and eight road viaducts. As part of the investment, two Traveler Service Points are also planned.
The S19 expressway is an element of the international Via Carpatia route, connecting Northern and Southern Europe. In Poland, this route will be over 700 km long and will run through the following voivodeships: Podlaskie, Mazowieckie, Lubelskie and Podkarpackie.
In the Podkarpackie Voivodeship, it will be approximately 169 km long, 81.8 km of which have already been opened for traffic.
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