At the end of May, Romeo Rodriguez, head of the Ministry of Public Works, said the “mega project” would last two and a half years.
As usual on Twitter reporting on the country’s plans, Republican President Naib Buchale tweeted a video showing the final work of the “Francisco Morason Viaduct” in Los Soros, which covered Los Telesias up to 8 lanes to Polytro. And 6 lanes and many overpasses and interchanges, from Polytro to San Juan Obico, ”says the accompanying text.
At the end of May, Romeo Rodriguez, head of the Ministry of Public Works, said the “mega job” would last two and a half years.
“Every day 15 kilometers of road people have to wait 2 hours to enter San Salvador, in fact it only takes an average of 20 minutes,” the official said at the time.
The -Sepal Approved $ 245 million in funding for the construction of the “Francisco Morason Viaduct” in Los Soros, 8 lanes from Las Telesias to Politro and 6 lanes from Polytro to San Juan Obico and many overpasses and transfers pic.twitter.com/zxEKYPEQ9w
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Funding for the work will come from a $ 245 million new loan from the Bank of America’s Economic Integration (CABEI), which was approved in favor of 74 votes this afternoon.
According to the legislative decree, these works are aimed at guaranteeing road connectivity in the country’s road network in an efficient and safe manner, thereby allowing to improve the conditions of movement of goods and people at the national and regional level. Economic growth to stimulate private investment, among other things.
From the Los Soros section to the San Juan Obico diversion, between the road leading to the La Liberdat port and the Santa Ana, Citio del Nino, the conditions and condition of the Pan-American Highway will be improved. And security for private vehicles, joint transport and freight transport.
The Pan-American Highway is planned to be widened to 8 lanes from the Los Telicias neighborhood in Santa Tecla to Palitro; And 6 routes from that place to San Juan Obico, La Libertad.
With an investment of 9,469,806.78, the Ministry of Public Works (MOP) is building a cycle path from the United Nations ring to the junction of Jerusalem Avenue with Los Jagarantas Street west of San Salvador.
The work will be 1.62 kilometers long and will provide an alternative link between the municipalities of San Salvador and Antigua Cascatlin.
“The bike lane on Jerusalem Avenue is the beginning of something very important. We will build more infrastructure for sustainable movement than has been built in the last 30 years.” Commented a few days ago Minister of Public Works Romeo Herrera.
This task involves building a rest area with the necessary signs to guarantee the comfort and safety of the users.