Feasibility study, environmental and social studies, and detailed design for the construction of the road between La Providencia district and the future Monkey Point port (75 km).

The main purpose of this project is to provide an access to the Atlantic Ocean for Nicaraguan exports through the future Monkey Point Port. This new infrastructure is meant to facilitate maritime trade in the Caribbean sea and will lead to an estimate expense reduction of US$ 100 million per year.

The road starts in Nueva Guinea municipality, 270 km away from Managua, in La Provincia district, and it ends in the Bluefields Municipality, at the Atlantic Coast in Monkey Point district. The road has a total length of approximately 75 km.

In the first stage, TPF Getinsa Euroestudios (formerly Getinsa-Payma) services comprise the feasibility study, and environmental and social surveys , which involve:  (i)  review of the existing studies (ii) study of the most convenient alternatives (iii) traffic demand study (iv) topographic studies (v) selection of the best solution (vi) financial studies (vii) geological and geotechnical surveys (viii) pavement studies (ix) hydraulic studies (x) geometric study (xi) traffic and signaling studies (xii) structural studies (xiii) final engineering report (xiv) environmental, social and economic impact assessment  (xv) terms of reference for the supervision (xvi) technical specifications.
The second stage of the contract includes the development of the detailed design of the alternative chosen, including:

  • Preparation of the final road alignment with cross sections every 20 m.
  • Technical specifications and Bill of Quantities
  • Drawings and preparation of the tender documents for the construction phase.
  • Annexes, including all technical reports for the assessment of the design.
  • Final report on social, environmental and economic impact assessment.
  • Final design.

Client

Ministry of Transport and Infrastructure (Nicaragua)
Funded by the Central American Bank for Economic Integration

Project Dates

2014

Partners

CAEM

Project Figures

Amount of contract:
1,006,465 €