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Construction of the North-South Highway and the Central American University

 
 
Construction of the North-South Highway and the Central American University Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, June 3, 2015
1. Construction of the North-South Highway and the Central American University Marker
Inscription.
Reconocimiento
a la Universidad Centroamericana
“Jose Simeon Cañas”
por su ayuda a las comunidades que estaban
afectadas por la autopista norte-sur.
Comite civico
Fernando Flores Presidente
Adan Mena M. Coordinador General
Alejandro Guevara Sindico
San Salv. Dic. 1988

English translation:
Recognition
to the Central American University
“Jose Simeon Cañas”
for their help to communities
affected by the north-south highway construction.
Civic committee
Fernando Flores, President
Adan Mena M., General Coordinator
Alejandro Guevara, Representative
San Salvador, December 1988


 
Erected 1988.
 
Location. 13° 40.744′ N, 89° 14.227′ W. Marker is in San Salvador, San Salvador. Click for map. This marker is on the front of the Publications Building on the campus of the Universidad Centroamericana (UCA).
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Francisco Andrés Escobar Building (a few steps from this marker); Mural of the Martyrs of the UCA (within shouting distance of this marker); Massacre at the Central American University (UCA)
Construction of the North-South Highway and the Central American University Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, June 3, 2015
2. Construction of the North-South Highway and the Central American University Marker
The marker is on the front of the building, to the left of the left-most door shown.
(about 150 meters away, measured in a direct line); Ceiba de Guadalupe Church (approx. half a kilometer away in La Libertad); General Manuel José Arce (approx. 0.6 kilometers away); Plaza Brasilia (approx. 0.7 kilometers away); General José María Cañas Highway (approx. 0.8 kilometers away in La Libertad); General Omar Torrijos Herrera (approx. 0.9 kilometers away). Click for a list of all markers in San Salvador.
 
Regarding Construction of the North-South Highway and the Central American University. After the construction of the new airport near San Luis Talpa in the 1980s, the Salvadoran government began construction on a new highway to connect the airport with the capital. This North-South highway passed directly through many small communities that the University of Central America supported during the legal negotiations related to the highway construction.
 
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Credits. This page originally submitted on , by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 219 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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