The “Ruta de Circunvalación” been 40 years in the making. There are promises that it will be finished during this Government and that is seeming more likely now that the Central American Bank for Economic Integration will provide a $70 million loan.
With these funds, which are expected in April according to the MOPT hierarch Rodolfo Méndez Mata, the northern arch of the ring will be completed. This should happen in 2022.
It has not yet been decided whether the work will be done as an add-on to the current contract or if it will be a new contract with another company. This last work is a 1.3-kilometer journey from the Triángulo de la Solidaridad to the Coca Cola factory on Calle Blancos.
This pending section has designs made and over 90% of the expropriations required have been resolved. A required roundabout and intersection with three levels is only 7% done.