Construction begins on the viewpoint in Surf City, a tourist spot and a boost for the local economy

The Minister of Public Works, Romeo Rodríguez, accompanied by the Minister of Tourism, Morena Valdez and the President of the Environmental Fund of El Salvador (FONAES), Jorge Castaneda, laid the first stone of the Camino a Surf City Tourist Viewpoint.

«A lot of population stops, and there is also commerce that has come to the area. And to protect the lives of these families and give them a recreational space, the decision was made to build this viewpoint» — said the Minister of Public Works, Romeo Rodríguez.

The official indicated that the viewpoint will have a construction area of ​​42,000 square meters. The work will have rest areas, a commercial area, and different spaces that will be available to salvadorans.

The project will include, among other things, a rest station, a parking and commercial area, a viewpoint, a mini plaza for 20 informal businesses, a 640-meter commercial space that will have an administrative area, a maintenance room, a table area, a kitchen and a control room. It will also have urban furniture for rest, picnic areas, an environmental interpretation center with five themes, an amphitheater of 300 square meters, parking for 100 vehicles, and a linear park for the connectivity of commercial spaces located by the roundabout.

«There is going to be an amphitheater to develop different activities. We are going to start with all the construction activities. This is a project that is going to have a huge impact» — said Rodríguez.