The Ministry of Public Works (MOP) said that the decision to annul the first evaluation report of the bids for the design and construction of the fourth bridge centres on the traffic flow studies. Different results were obtained by the consultant reporting to the evaluation commission and a second engineering company.

The minister of public works has ordered the creation of a new commission to evaluate the technical proposals.The MOP said that it expects to conclude the process soon and then go ahead with awarding the contract.

Fourth Panama Bridge

Six tenderers were prequalified for the project in 2016 (link opens in new tab).