Bosnia to launch pre-qualification tender for Prenj tunnel project

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SARAJEVO (Bosnia and Herzegovina), May 27 (SeeNews) – The Bosnian Federation plans to launch a tender soon for the pre-qualification of contractors for the construction of the Prenj road tunnel, which is part of the Bosnian section of the Vc Pan-European Corridor, he said.

“A pre-qualification tender for the contractor of this major infrastructure project will be announced soon, so that this demanding project for the Prenj tunnel can start as soon as possible,” the Federation government said in a statement. a statement earlier this week.

Financing for the North Mostar-South Mostar section of the Vc corridor has been completed, the Federation government announced after a meeting of Prime Minister Fadil Novalic with Susan Goeransson, Director Infrastructure Europe at the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development ( EBRD).

The entire Prenj tunnel construction project is estimated at 600 million euros ($642.5 million), financed by loans from the EBRD and the European Investment Bank (EIB), as well as grants from the Western Balkans Investment Framework (WBIF).

The European transport corridor Vc has a total length of 700 km and connects the Adriatic port of Ploce in Croatia to Budapest in Hungary via Bosnia. Its length in Bosnia is about 340 km.

The Federation is one of the two autonomous entities that form Bosnia and Herzegovina. The other entity is the Serbian Republic.

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