New road works are planned for Colombia

New primary, regional and tertiary road works are planned for Colombia.
Maintenance / July 29, 2021 30 seconds Read
By MJ Woof
New road works are planned for Colombia – image courtesy of © Valeriy Kaplun, Dreamstime.com
The primary, regional and tertiary roads in Colombia's Caqueta Department, Cauca Department and Huila Department will receive funding for maintenance and improvement works. Financing is also being provided for improvement works for the road network in Putumayo Department.

The US$1.05 billion budget for road upgrades in Caqueta Department, Cauca Department and Huila Department has been sourced by Colombia’s national road institute (Invias). Around 25% of the funding will be for the construction of new road links. One of the jobs planned is for surfacing works on the road connecting Popayan, Paletara, Isnos and Sombrerillos.

Meanwhile, the $471.5 million budget Invias has sourced for work in Putumayo Department will see improvements to 456km of both national and rural roads. Surfacing work will be carried out on the Corredor del Sur road as well as a 5.3km stretch of the road between Puerto Caicedo and Arizona. Work ill also be carried out on the road linking San Francisco and Mocoa.
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