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The Vía Evitamiento Chimbote is 82% built

The Vía Evitamiento Chimbote is 82% built

With almost 40 kilometers in length, the Vía de Evitamiento Chimbote (VECH) project aims to reduce travel times by up to one hour from Chimbote to Lima. The concessionaire of road network 4 in the country, Autopista del Norte, announced that its construction, at the end of the first quarter of this year, reached 82%. It is estimated to be completed this 2024.

One of the most important achievements is the construction of the Lacramarca and Santa bridges. The latter, with an extension of 305 linear meters, will directly link the Áncash and La Libertad regions. This, in turn, will allow the cities on the Ancash coast to be decongested from heavy traffic, reducing accident rates and pollution figures from vehicle emissions.

The work, valued at US$174 million, is one of the 10 projects that will help the country’s economic reactivation, post-pandemic, at the national level. With the construction of this road, a reduction of up to one hour in travel times is also expected. This would make it one of the most relevant projects in terms of road infrastructure.

Likewise, the concessionaire in charge detailed that the overpass structures, located at kilometers 4, 12, 22 and 36, the Vesique, Buenos Aires and Campo Nuevo ovals and the drainage works of the San Antonio Drain, have already been completed. of the future road. Currently, work is being done on the construction of the Cascajal bridge, a 60-meter structure that would guarantee traffic even in extraordinary periods of rain.

Source: Larepublica

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