2 received 11 investor specification for a billion dollar auction.
The third bridge tender to be built in the Bosphorus will be held today at the General Directorate of Highways. 2 investors received company specifications for the tender of $ 11 billion. Authorities pointed out that companies that want to enter the 3rd bridge project should be both technically and financially strong, saying, "We do not want those who run into this project in the dream world."
Park Holding, MAPA, STFA, Güriş, Atlı Makina, Yapı Merkezi, Cengiz İnşaat, Alsim-Alarko; Italian companies Astaldi, Salini SPA and G. Korean POSCO received specification from foreign companies. Pointing out that companies wishing to enter the 3rd bridge project should be strong both technically and financially, the officials said, “We do not want the payment to be made by credit in the tender. We do not want those who run into this project in the realm of imagination ”.
The Minister of Transport, Maritime Affairs and Communications, Binali Yıldırım, said, "All of the 11 companies that have received the specification, submit bids. If half of them bid, it is acceptable, I think the bid will come to the tender. ”
Expropriation costs reduced
The bidding date, which was determined as April 5, 2012 in the Northern Marmara Highway tender, which also included the construction of the third bridge in Istanbul, was postponed to April 20. The tender was canceled because no offers were received from any of the 18 firms that received specifications in January, and the government stated that the bridge could be built with the national budget if necessary. In the new tender announcement published at the end of January, it was decided to tender the project step by step, the connection roads covered by the previous tender were amended, and the tender was determined as the construction, operation and transfer of the Odayeri-Paşaköy section, including the third bridge. The government also gradually reduced the expropriation costs that the capital group to undertake the project will pay. Companies have been freed from the expropriation and consultancy fees. VAT exemption was also provided to companies that will undertake the 3rd bridge project.
135 Thousand Vehicle Pass Guarantee
Within the scope of the project, a third bridge to the Bosphorus, a 3-kilometer connection road and a 35-kilometer-long highway between Odayeri and Paşaköy will be built. The investor who won the tender will receive 60 thousand vehicle passes annually.
Companies receiving the tender
-Atlı Machinery and Construction
-POSCO Construction (S. Korea)
-Astaldi SPA (Italy)
-Salini SPA (Italy)
The tender for 25 years of operating right will be held on August 9
The bidding deadline for the right to operate 25 years in a single package of the highways and bridges put out by the Privatization Administration was extended from 17 May to 9 August. In the bridge and highway project, the pre-qualification application deadline was delayed from April 24 to June 28. ÖİB, Edirne-İstanbul-Ankara Highway, Pozantı-Tarsus-Mersin Highway, Tarsus-Adana-Gaziantep Highway, Toprakkale-İskenderun Highway, Gaziantep-Şanlıurfa Highway, İzmir-Çeşme Highway, İzmir-Aydın Highway, İzmir and Ankara Peripheral Highway, Bosphorus The Bridge, Fatih Sultan Mehmet Bridge and Peripheral Motorway will be privatized for 25 years in a single package.