Construction of Kosovo motorway to begin in two months

In three years Kosovars will have their motorway, linking their capital Prishtina with the Albanian border and further with the Albanin port of Durres. This has been announced by the Minister of Transport and Telecommunications Fatmir Limaj after the meeting of the inter-ministerial committee for the construction of Pristina-Vërmice motorway, where it was also decided to announce the final bid for the selection of the company to carry out the biggest road project in Kosovo.

“We are continuing to be on track with the works dynamic. We have decided today to open the bid for beginning of construction. This will finally result in the winner of the Pristina-Vermice motorway construction,” said Limaj in a press conference following the inter-ministerial committee meeting.

The offer, which is valid for seven pre-qualified companies, according to Limaj will be open for 30 days starting from today.

The members of committee during this meeting have approved some of criteria which are going to be the basis for the offer. “Paperwork for the offer has been prepared in line with highest international standards,” said Limaj.

The winning company according to him will be selected based on the procurement criteria starting from the collection points of the most favorable price and the most technically favourable criteria.

The start of the works is another added criteria. According to the offer package, the company should be ready to start the works in the construction of highway 30 days from signing of the contract. “The timeframe for construction work has been foreseen to last no more than 36 months. This is the real term for completing the motorway”, said Limaj.

Koha Ditore