El Salvador: $ 47 Million in Road Infrastructure

This year the Road Maintenance Fund (Fovial) will invest in the maintenance of 6,544 km of roads.

Tuesday, January 11, 2011

Fovial Director, Eliud Ayala, said that in the course of this week he signed 22 contracts for the maintenance of paved roads and is expected that during the next week to sign another 26 contracts for unpaved roads.

Officials said the contracts for paved roads will include execution of at least 1 kilometer of repaving areas which present severe damage. In San Salvador the work will require more than that, up to 2 kilometers of repaving according to Ayala. They have increased the amount of contracts and the implementation period is 12 months," reports the article in Laprensagrafica.com.

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El Salvador: $56 million Investment in Road Maintenance

January 2012

The Road Maintenance Fund Authority has announced the start of road projects for 2012, which include routine maintenance works, and construction of roads and bridges.

A press release from the Ministry of Public Works reads:

The Road Maintenance Fund Authority (FOVIAL) today announced the start of road projects for 2012, which include routine maintenance works, and construction of roads and bridges, which will bring great benefits to the population and will generate thousands of jobs.

El Salvador Awards Roadwork Contracts

February 2011

Authorities awarded $11.2 million in 20 road maintenance contracts for unpaved roads.

A total 3.087,64 kilometers of road will be repaired and companies must start working as soon as possible.

FOVIAL explained that these works are part of the required yearly road maintenance, necessary to ensure an adequate useful life of network.

El Salvador: $ 2.35 Million in Metropolitan Road Network

January 2011

A total of 212.36 kilometers of paved roads will be served throughout 2011.

The road maintenance in the Metropolitan Area of San Salvador (AMSS) contemplates important patching tasks, asphalt irrigation, micro-surfacing placement, removal of landslides and road safety signage, stone masonry for structures, just to name a few .

El Salvador: $14 Million for Road Reconstruction

February 2010

Fovial, the road maintenance authority, will began repairing the damages caused by tropical storm Ida.

Eliud Ayala, Fovial subdirector, explained they will focus first in repairing damaged bridges in the central area of the country.

“They will repair the 43 bridges affected by the storm, with the exception of those over rivers Acahuapa and Huiza”, reported Laprensagrafica.com.

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