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Widening Las Playas corridor section I: La Chorrera-Santa Cruz

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Early Works
Current Stage: Awaiting construction decision
Start: 11/2017
In Construction
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The project will expand the high-capacity road network between La Chorrera and San Carlos, which is necessary to absorb the increase in demand for land transportation due to the development of coastal communities in the Pacific. The project aim to expand the high-capacity road network of the Pan-American Highway, in its La Chorrera-Santa Cruz stretch, to adapt it to present and future demand, improve the permeability and circulation among populations on the Pacific side, and improve the current conditions of the infrastructure network with respect to distances and travel times, comfort and safety for users.

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Key Specs

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Widening Las Playas corridor section I: La Chorrera-Santa Cruz
Project Type
Development Phase
Awaiting construction decision
Project Status
Project Capacity
33  km (kilometers)  Highway
US$ 543mn

The project will be developed across the La Chorrera and Santa Cruz cities in the province of Panamá Oeste.

* The coordinates indicated on the map represent an intermediate point between the start and end of the project.

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