El Salvador: $14 Million for Northern Highway

A new stretch of the 'Longitudinal del Norte' highway, dubbed '2B1', will be developed by builder Santa Fe Ltda., and finished October 2010.

Tuesday, September 22, 2009

It runs from Santa Rosa Guachipilín, in Santa Ana, to El Matazano in Chalatenango, extending over 7.8 km, with 2 lanes of 3.25 meters each.

"José Angel Quirós, Fomilenio's executive director, explained that work on the highway is progressing as expected, and that two more sub projects will begin this year: stretch 5, which runs from Nuevo Edén de San Juan to Carolina's detour; and the bridge 'Nombre de Jesús' in Chalatenango".

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El Salvador: Progress in Construction of Northern HIghway

January 2012

The project has been allocated $269.2 million for the construction of 13 projects and 24 bridges, three of which cross the Lempa River.

A press release by Fomilenio reads:

219 km that will drive economic development in the Northern Zone

The route, considered the most anticipated, was designed 50 years ago.

Offers in for Final Stretch of "Longitudinal del Norte" Highway

August 2010

Six companies have bid to construct Section 3B of the Salvadoran highway that traverses the north of the country.

The participating companies presented offers of between $20 and $31 million include Astaldi, FCC Cosntrucciones, Constructora Santa Fé and Equipos de Construcción.

El Salvador: Longitudinal Highway Ready in 2012

May 2010

Fomilenio announced that the 178km of the Northern Longitudinal Highway would be ready in May 2012.

The stretch that runs from Matazano to Nueva Concepción, in Chalatenango, was scheduled to be completed on April 30. Municipal works have delayed it, and should be ready in June.

El Salvador: Companies Bid for 30 km of Northern Highway

January 2010

Six companies presented bids for building the sixth stretch (30.4km) of the highway known as "Carretera Longitudinal del Norte".

Bids ranged from $23 million to $31 million. The stretch to be built runs from "Ciudad Barrios" in Osicala to "Delicias de Concepción" in Cacaopera.

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