Panama Voters Approve $5.25-Billion Expansion

October 2006
ENR: Engineering News-Record;10/30/2006, Vol. 257 Issue 17, p11
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The article reports on the approval of the expansion of the Panama Canal. The project consists of building a third lane of traffic along the existing canal as well as the construction of a set of locks. The work, slated for completion by 2014, will not disrupt canal traffic because all construction is outside of existing channels and operating areas, say officials of the Panama Canal Authority, the autonomous government agency that maintains the waterway.


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