Panama Government Announces Construction Contract For Panama Canal's 4th Bridge

The contract for the fourth bridge over the Panama Canal has been signed with BIM - GIS process implicit in the design and construction, reports

The Public Works Minister of Panama, in collaboration with the Panama 4th Bridge Consortium, signed on November 9, 2018 the contract for the design and construction of the fourth bridge over the Panama Canal, a project of 1,420 million dollars. The BIM - GIS interoperability contained in the bidding documents will be of special attention to the contractor. ABC Takeoff was in charge of the section of the BIM - GIS tender documents generated for Ty - Lin Intl. for this relevant project.

In the BIM - GIS section, which, in addition to the BIM adoption in the pre - construction models, aimed to check the quality of the design versus the specifications requirements; reference is made to the MVD (Model View Definition) for construction, the information that would be used in the construction phase, and aimed at the identification of space-time conflicts and logistic coordination, and also the management of assets and OPEX protocols, all through PAS 1192 (NBS Standard) and its requirements, prior inclusion in the contractor's GIS platform.

"The proposed process is not binding to any platform or authoring modeling software, we consider paying special attention to the BS_8536_2_2016, a NBS Standard, aimed at the management of linear infrastructure assets " said Arch. Luis Vargas, president of ABC Takeoff.

For more information regarding CAPEX, the updated reference is PAS_1192_2_2013 ideally associated with the management of assets in infrastructure projects. This is a great opportunity to carry out an effective project control in the execution phase, through BIM processes in Panama and the region, beyond the planning stages so far addressed.

About ABC Takeoff, a BIM consulting company:

As BIM consultants in Panama, ABC Takeoff provides Quantification, evaluation and programming of Architecture, Engineering and Construction Projects to their clients. Their services include technical staff training in BIM + ISO 9001, pre-construction presentations for analyzing and checking the project from early phases, value engineering to optimize designs and solutions, and "as built" models to help clients know and understand the final product - the built building.

ABC Takeoff is a company with extensive experience in project management, through BIM process, applied to the collaborative management of projects, focused on BIM Construction Models and simulations, as planning tools, and aimed to the control of resources and scheduling (5D and 4D BIM) in the project life cycle.

Contact Info:
Name: Luis Vargas
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Organization: ABC Takeoff, a BIM consulting company.
Address: Panama, Panama City, Panama
Phone: +5073953719

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