Nicaragua: Beginning of Works on Road to Caribbean Announced

With $27 million the World Bank will be financing from August the construction of the 26 kilometers of the road between Bluefields and San Francisco in the municipality of Nueva Guinea.

Friday, July 10, 2015

The road will be built with reinforced concrete within a period of two years and the Costa Rican company MECO SA will be running the project.

Omar Jimenez, representative of MECO, told Elnuevodiario.com.ni that they have "..." a strategy for working in the area considering it rains nine or ten months a year, but we have experience in such work and expect to carry it out within the stipulated time. '"

The representative of the construction company said that "... the summers of 2016 and 2017 are key to finalizing the work."



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