Panama to Invest $250 Million in Road Resurfacing

The Minister of Public Works, Federico Suárez, announced the investment as part of the "Resurfacing your city" program.

Thursday, July 22, 2010

In a televised interview the minister did not indicate when the project would begin but said it would be "soon".

Suárez added that there will be a focus on quality contral to ensure that construction companies make use of the best materials available for resurfacing roads.

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$128 million in Infrastructure Investments

January 2013

This year the Nicaraguan Ministry of Transportation plans to pave 220 new kilometers and perform maintenance on 1,100 kilometers of roads.

Within the work planned is the paving of about 220 km of new roads and the maintenance of 1,100 km of roads and intercity streets, said the Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure, José Amadeo Santana.

Costa Rica After Chinese Infrastructure Investment

August 2012

The country has started negotiations with authorities from the Chinese government and financial institutions in order to access funding for two road extensions that will allow the transport of cargo between the Caribbean and the Pacific without going through the Central Valley.

While in the Asian country, the president of Costa Rica, Laura Chinchilla, told the newspaper La Nacion that the negotiations underway are the for the purpose of getting resources for the expansion works on the road connecting the port of Limon and Sarapiqui and the one linking Chilamate with Vuelta de Kooper in the north.

$1.5 billion Investment in Road Infrastructure

March 2012

The president of Guatemala has announced a master infrastructure program for the construction and expansion of roads and bridges.

President Otto Perez Molina announced the launch of several major infrastructure projects, among which are two roads: one from port to port (from Santo Tomas de Castilla, Izabal, to Quetzal, Escuintla) and one border to border (from Mexico to El Salvador).

Nicaragua: Urgent Need for Improved Road Infrastructure

February 2012

2,500 km of roads are in good condition, while another 15,000 km need maintenance.

"The problem is that every new kilometer of road costs at least half a million dollars, on average", said the head of the Ministry of Transport and Infrastructure (MTI), Pablo Fernando Martinez, according to an article in LaPrensa.com.ni.

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