Odebrecht Wins $500 Million Contract for Lima Road Project

Odebrecht SA won a $500 million contract to improve a network of highways in and around the Peruvian capital Lima.

The Salvador, Brazil-based company will improve 115 kilometers (72 miles) of the Pan-American and central Andean highways, and build 36 interchanges as well as pedestrian crossings and pavements, the city said in a statement on its website. Work will start next year and terminate in 2015, it said.

To contact the reporter on this story: John Quigley in Lima at jquigley8@bloomberg.net

To contact the editor responsible for this story: Joshua Goodman at jgoodman19@bloomberg.net

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