Guatemala: $26 million for Road Works

Following the disasters caused by the eruptions of the Fuego Volcano in Guatemala, $26 million has been granted to five companies to reconstruct the affected road stretches.

Tuesday, July 3, 2018

Due to the state of Calamity decreed after the natural disaster, the Ministry of Communications, Infrastructure and Housing (CIV) awarded emergency contracts to five companies that will be in charge of repairing the affected sections of National Route 14.

The five companies awarded with the seven contracts were:
- Supervisión, Construcción y Mantenimiento, S.A. who will improve the road, protection works, fluvial defense and containment in the Guacalate River channel, for $5.1 millionIn addition it will replace Las Lajas vehicular bridge for $4.9 million.
- Concretos y Dragados, S.A. will be responsible for the improvement of the road, protection works, fluvial defense and containment in the channel of the Las Lajas stream for $3.2 million. In addition it will replace the Chile Triste vehicular bridge, for $5.1 million.
- Constructora IMESA, S.A. will repair kilometers 92.1 + to 96, for $2.7 million.
- V & T, SA will build the road distributor for Cuidad Vieja and Alotenango and the San Diego Mill for $1.8 million.  
- Tracser, S.A. will be responsible for the construction of La Fe bridge, for $2.8 million.

Regarding the current situation of the road, Prensalibre.com reports that " ...At the moment the communications authorities are about to finish the stage of rehabilitation of the section, which means that the road can be traveled on, but it is not yet available to the public. The formal construction of the route still needs to be done." 

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