$7 Million for Road Infrastructure in Costa Rica

"Llanos de Santa Lucía", a project to be developed in "Paraíso de Cartago", will improve in road infrastructure and services.

Thursday, September 16, 2010

This plan, part of the National Program for Shanty Town Eradication, includes the reconstruction of roads and the construction of a rain water evacuation system, sidewalks, playgrounds and recreational areas.

This project will be managed by the Costa Rica - Canada Foundation and will work with resources from the government program mentioned above.

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More Bureaucracy, but International

September 2017

The Government of Guatemala plans to delegate to the United Nations Office for Project Services the supervision and execution of road works valued at more than $500 million.

The fate of road projects essential for the development of Guatemala could be as bad as some of those in Costa Rica, which have also been delegated to the United Nations Office of Projects (UNOPS). See "Challenges to the work of UNOPS".

Panama to Invest $250 Million in Road Resurfacing

July 2010

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

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.

El Salvador Invests $3.3 Million in Road Works

June 2010

Most of the works that will be done in Gran San Salvador comprise street patching.

Authorities commented that works should be concluded by July 2.

“Nelson García, public works vice minister, commented that patching was planned for the night, but due to the urgency of the works it will be done during day and night, to finalize sooner”, reported La Prensa Gráfica.

Honduras: $10.5 Million for Road Maintenance

March 2010

The city of Tegucigalpa will invest in repairing roads and avenues between April 2010 and April 2011.

Works include asphalt carpeting and road rehabilitation and patching.

In the same article, Mayor Ricardo Álvarez commented on the need for road tolls in the city: “… it is important that Congress approves charging tolls in the city.

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