Through an agreement between the mayor of Managua and the International Cooperation Agency of Japan, a plan will be developed for territorial reorganization, public transport and drainage for the city.
Authorities at the Mayoral office in Managua said the document including the conditions of the project would be ready in 18 months. The plan intends to meet the economic, social and environmental needs of the Nicaraguan capital, by improving the current conditions in the city.
The Legislature has approved a loan with the International Cooperation Agency of Japan to build an overpass in the city of San Miguel.
From a statement issued by the Legislative Assembly of El Salvador:
The Bypass of San Miguel will become a reality after the unanimous backing of the Legislative Assembly for the ratification of the loan agreement between the government of El Salvador and the International Cooperation Agency (JICA), for a total of $122.5 million . For the construction of this work, which is projected to be the most modern and secure in the region, the Salvadoran State will provide a counterpart of $36.8 million.
In Guatemala an award was made to the company Sigma Constructores S.A. of a contract for the renovation and widening to four lanes of the CA-2 East route, Escuintla - Ciudad Pedro de Alvarado.
Under the purchase method of 'emergency' and other procedures, the Ministry of Communications, Infrastructure and Housing of Guatemalaawarded the contract for maintenance and expansion of the CA-2 East highway, Escuintla - Ciudad Pedro de Alvarado, to the company Sigma Constructores S.A.
The union of engineers has asked for the suspension of the tender to renovate a section of the Panamerican highway because the tender conditions demand a new asphalt mix that is not used in the country.
From a statement issued by the Panamanian Society of Engineers and Architects (SPIA):
Although the tender is scheduled for the second half of the year, the Panamanian government is already promoting the work among firms in Europe and the United States.
Authorities at the Ministry of Public Works have promoted the project with companies from Germany, Italy and the US, with the aim of getting them to take part in the tender process for the construction of the fourth bridge over the Panama Canal, over which the Monorail Line 3 of the Panama Metro will pass.
President Juan Carlos Varela announced that included in the 2015 Budget is the enlargement to six lanes of a section of the Inter American highway.
In order to decongest vehicular traffic and decrease the time it takes to get to the capital, the government announced that in 2015 it will expand to six lanes the section of the Inter American highway between the bridge of the Americas and Arraiján .
The Minister of Public Works and Transport is asking for an amendment to the existing legislation to allow a common trust to be structured to finance all road infrastructure works.
The minister of transport and public works intends for the bill being studied in the assembly, and which would fund the road from San Ramon to San Jose through the figure of trust, to be extended to all types of road works and not only that road, so that a single financing option would be used for the construction of all roads in the future.
As of August 11 trucks with load capacities of up to 15 tons will be restricted from using avenues in the capital of El Salvador.
From a statement issued by the Deputy Minister of Transport of El Salvador:
In order to improve traffic, contribute to fuel economy, and reduce pollution, the Department of Transportation is implementing measures to facilitate increased vehicular traffic flow at points of high traffic congestion on major highways.
The new government has announced plans to implement improvement works on the road network of the country in the next three years.
The complete renovation of the road to the port of La Libertad and improvements in neighboring bridges are part of the works estimated at $650 million that the Ministry of Public Works announced will be undertaken in the country.
The National Development Plan of K'atun projects that in 2032 79% of the population will live in urban areas, and identifies the areas with the greatest potential for investment.
Currently 58% of Guatemala's population reside in urban areas, the National Institute of Statistics expects that in 2032 that percentage will rise to 79%, which allows a future map of national wealth to be charted.
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