El Salvador: $ 100 million in Road Expansion

The Ministry of Public Works has completed studies for the expansion to four lanes of the Pan American Highway.

Monday, January 31, 2011

The Minister, Gerson Martinez, indicated that negotiations are moving forward in order to obtain financing, not mentioning the institution whom they are negotiating with.

Liz Aguirre in her article in La Prensa Gráfica adds: "The expansion project includes building two additional lanes, adjust the route in its geometric design, considering that some segments will remain, and others will change. Rights of way will also be purchased."

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El Salvador: Improved Road Network in La Union

December 2011

The Ministry of Works has announced a master plan to improve roads in the city of La Union in 2012 .

With an investment of $ 5 million the works include the repair and construction of the Coast to El Tamarindo and the construction of a new boulevard between the port and the city of La Union.

Costa Rica: Eleven Companies Bidding on Road Building

August 2011

Proposals to build a 50.6 km expansion of the Inter-American highway range between $75 and $182 million.

The National Roads Authority (Conavi), received 11 bids for the expansion and rehabilitation of national road No. 1, North American highway, for the stretch Cañas-Liberia.

$18 Million for Highway in El Salvador

May 2010

A loan by the Central American Bank for Economic Integration will help conclude stretch II of Boulevard Diego de Holguín.

Gerson Martínez, public works minister, explained that they expect to begin construction on August, once the Legislative approves the loan. Then they will invite companies to bid for its construction.

Guatemala expects to invest $431 million in roads

December 2008

The Ministry of Communications, Infrastructure and Housing (CIV) plans to build 200 km of new roads in 2009 and to provide maintenance for close to 10 thousand additional kilometers.

The head of the ministry, Luis Alejos, presented six big projects that would be started in 2009.

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