Madrid, Nov 17 (EFE) .- The Spanish construction group FCC, in a consortium with CICSA, the infrastructure and construction division of Grupo Carso (Carlos Slim), will extend the first section of the Inter-American Highway (Panama), project with a budget of 543 million dollars (about 460 million euros). p>
The contract, which was won in a contest, has a deadline for execution that exceeds 20 months and contemplates the expansion to six lanes of the Inter-American highway between La Chorrera and Santa Cruz, in the province of West Panama, the FCC group reported today. participated mostly by the Mexican magnate Carlos Slim. p>
The work, which affects 32.7 kilometers, includes design, construction and maintenance of the project, as well as the interconnection between the completion of the Arraiján-La Chorrera highway and the new Pan-American highway. p>
The project includes the performance in two variants (Capira and Campana) for its Adaptation to the new dimensions of the road. p>
According to the source, the development of this infrastructure will improve the transport of citizens to the interior regions of Panama.