Type of work

Roads

Rehabilitation and improvement of National Route 12

Guatemala

Rehabilitation and improvement of National Route 12

Rehabilitation and improvement of National Route 12

  • RN-12.  Woods
  • RN-12.  Woods
  • RN-12. Inhabitants
  • RN-12. Works in service
  • RN-12.  Woods
  • RN-12.  Woods
  • RN-12. Inhabitants
  • RN-12. Works in service

Description

National Route 12 is considered the highest road Central America, reaching its highest point at an altitude of 3,500 meters.

The work included the rehabilitation and improvement of 67 kilometers of roadway which service more than 100 surrounding villages.

The project included the expansion of five minor bridges and the construction of the bridge over the river Coatán, with 42 meters long bridges, built on site.

Responsibles

Environmental mitigation works constituted a large part of the project that included planting more than 6,000 native trees.