The Department of the Metro has completed its review and signed the contract for the construction of line 2 of the Metro with a consortium led by Norberto Odebrecht of Brazil and Spain's FCC Construction.
The contract will be now sent to the comptroller for verification.
It calls for the system to be extended from San Miguelito to Tocumen and to be completed in 44 months. The cost is $1.8 billion.
The contractor must post a bond of $310.7 million.
Line 2 will be 21 kilometers and have 16 stations.