$46.5 million for El Salvador from Fomileno

The investment will be made during the first semester in various projects, including the construction of a section of the Northern Longitudinal Highway (CLN).

Wednesday, January 7, 2009

According to elsalvador.com, "The funds are part of t he $461 million donations granted by the Government of the Unites States of America via the Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC).

In December the first section of the CLN was put to tender and includes the 22.86 kilometers between Metapan and Santa Rosa Guachipilin. It is expected that the 21.37 kilometer section from Santa Rosa Guachipilin to Nueva Concepcion will be put to tender in the next few days.

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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 Awards Highway Stretch for $21.5 Million

April 2010

Stretch 4-A of the Northern Longitudinal Highway will be built by company Linares S.A. for $21.5 million.

It starts at “Jesús Sensuntepeque” Bridge and must be completed in no more than 480 days.

“10.000 inhabitants from Cabañas will benefit with this additional 23.22 kilometers of highway”, reported Elsalvador.com.

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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