Panama: Extension to South Corridor to Cost $509 million

The company in charge of the environmental impact study has provided the estimated costs of the work, which could be completed in four years.

Tuesday, December 3, 2013

The company Ingenieros Civiles Asociados (ICA) has submitted to the National Environmental Authority (ANAM by its initials in Spanish) the environmental impact assessment (EIA) for the work, which according to the document will consist of four components. reports: "The first is a filling of 44 acres overlooking the Atlapa convention center for $153 million, an elevated viaduct which will start near Atlapa and will go to coastal strip one, which will cost $160 million, expanding the South corridor from Tocumen to the center of the city, for $146 million and the connection of avenue 12 de Octubre with the South corridor, known as the Ernesto T. Lefevre section, for $50 million. "

Completing all stages could take four years and it is hoped that to at least the extension of the highway and the construction of the landfill will start before May 2014, according to ICA study.

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