Fomilenio Investing $ 162 Million in El Salvador

The largest investment ($ 95.6 million) will be made in connectivity components, since three sections of the Longitudinal Norte will be inaugurated.

Monday, December 13, 2010

Despite the delay in construction due to constant rain, seven sections of the Longitudinal are expected to be ready by May 2012.

One of the steps taken to ensure the connectivity project is completed before the agreement (September 2012) is the implementation of two shifts. "Most contractors are working day and night shifts as a self imposed decision,” Kenny Miller, director of the country director of the Millennium Challenge Corporation, told

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Works End at North Highway

February 2011

With a $ 34.6 million investment, the construction of section 2A of the Northern Highway in El Salvador has been completed.

With the construction of the first 23 miles of the CLN, the Road Connectivity FOMILENIO project has enabled 63.934 local residents to mobilize their products in less time, has joined two municipalities which for years had been separated by the Rio Lempa and improved access to basic services like education and health.

El Salvador: Fomilenio to Invest $169 Million in 2010

January 2010

The entity will invest in several projects, fostering human and productive development and road infrastructure.

$105 million are earmarked for the Northern Longitudinal Highway (known as CLN in Spanish), $22 million for community development and $13 million for training and education.

El Salvador: Bidding Opens for Longitudinal Highway

March 2009

The bidding for the second section (13.4 km) of the Longitudinal Highway North was opened.

There were six companies that made bids: MNV S.A. Gaskapital GRSA Consortium, the Italian company ASTALDI S.p.A., Constructora Santa Fe, Meco, CPK Consultores and SBI International Holding.

$46.5 million for El Salvador from Fomileno

January 2009

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

According to, "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).

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