El Salvador: Tender for Road Works Announced

The Road Maintenance Fund is preparing a tender to build an over pass at the UN roundabout in San Salvador.

Thursday, March 19, 2015

It is envisaged that on April 14 offers will be received from the institutions interested in carrying out the work in the arena of the United Nations, at the southern end of Jerusalen Avenue. Authorities from the Road Maintenance Fund (FOVIAL) revealed that environmental permits have already been granted.

Laprensagrafica.com reports that "... The aim is to tunnel from north to south to channel the traffic from Jerusalen to Santa Elena, another bridge from west to east on El Pedregal street towards the d'Aubuisson roundabout, with a length of 358 meters; and an upper third by pass in direction east to west, from El Pedregal street towards Chiltiupán street, 476 meters long. The current bridge west towards Jerusalem will remain. The implementation period is 10 months, therefore the project will last until the end of the year. "

The director of FOVIAL, Felipe Rivas, added "... We already have environmental permits and permits from the Ministry of Culture (SECULTURA), but we're still in dialogue with the mayor's office to obtain five municipal permits. "

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