ANI has built 230 kilometers of dual carriageways in Colombia | THE UNIVERSAL

The National Infrastructure Agency, ANI, presented a report in which it evidenced the progress they have made in the country’s roads and infrastructure since last August 2018.

The entity has built 292 bridges and viaducts of different dimensions which reach a length of 70 kilometers, it has also put into operation 230 kilometers of double carriageways and has improved and rehabilitated 1,582 kilometers.

418.8 kilometers of dual carriageways have also been built, a third of the total that is in operation in the country. On the other hand, through the policy “Conclude, conclude and conclude”, Colombia managed to carry out 27 of the 29 fourth generation highways in execution or operation.

The most prominent highways are: Puerta de Hierro-Palmar de Varela and Carreto-Cruz del Viso, on the Caribbean coast and the recently inaugurated Pacifico dos, in Antioquia.

The national government, under the command of President Iván Duque Márquez, before ending his term in August 2022 intends to leave 18 4G highways in operation.

The national government, under the command of President Iván Duque Márquez, before ending his term in August 2022 intends to leave 18 4G highways in operation. It was also possible to consolidate the expansion to the third dual carriageway lane of the Bogotá-Girardot project, which is also part of the 4G projects.

“From the National Institute of Roads, Invías, there is a positive balance in works that are already in operation, and others that for years were only on plans or stalled due to various problems,” said the Ministry of Transportation in a statement.

Ruta del Sol 3, San Roque and Ciénaga, has 5,000 workers, of which about 200 kilometers of new dual carriageway and 450 kilometers that it already had will remain in operation. Another outstanding work is the Pumarejo Bridge in the Atlantic that had an investment of about $ 800,000 million and was inaugurated on December 20, 2019.

The same happened with the La Línea tunnel, which was put into service on September 4, 2020 and is generating a saving of 21 kilometers of travel.

Soon the Government will put into operation the works of the road complex made up of 60 works: 25 tunnels, 31 viaducts, three road interchanges and a 30-kilometer dual carriageway on the Calarcá-Cajamarca road.

“Added to all this is the development and delivery of thousands of kilometers of tertiary roads, one of the most important legacies of this government. Thanks to them, equity and peace are legally brought to the Colombian countryside, ”said MinTranporte

Through the ‘Rural Colombia’ program, 1,065 agreements have been signed in the 32 departments for $ 1.2 billion that guarantee 8,000 kilometers in improvement and paving works, as well as road maintenance of 15,000 kilometers, which will generate 57,600 local jobs.

Finally, the country’s airports have received changes in their infrastructure, Civil Aeronautics has worked on the construction of terminals, runways, taxiways and control towers in 27 airports in Colombia.

 
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