Road Infrastructure: $4.3 Billion in New Projects

During 2019, 124 environmental impact studies were presented to develop street rehabilitation, construction and road expansion projects in Central American countries.

Monday, May 25, 2020

The interactive platform "Construction in Central America", of the Trade Intelligence Unit of CentralAmericaData, includes an updated list of public and private construction projects that present environmental impact studies (EIS) to the respective institutions in each country.

The interactive information system highlights that Panama is the country that last year concentrated the largest investment in new projects, with nearly $1,755 million for the development of works focused on the rehabilitation of road infrastructure and the construction of new highways.

In Costa Rica, 22 projects were announced that together total an investment of approximately $1,342 million. Among the projects processed, the expansion from two to four lanes of a 46-kilometer road section stands out.

In Nicaragua, projects were processed to execute the rehabilitation of 47 road sections and in addition five overpasses will be built, which add up to about $769 million in investment. In the case of El Salvador, 58 studies were processed for the expansion of road sections, requiring an investment of approximately $400 million, and in Guatemala eight EIAs were submitted in 2019, requiring an investment of $28 million.

CentralAmericaData has information on planned construction projects in all Central American countries, with details such as estimated investment, project times and phases, inputs and equipment that will be required during and after construction, water treatment, parking structure, among others.

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