16 October 2014
A consortium led by Ferrovial Agroman has been awarded a contract worth $48.6m to build a road giving MedellÃn access to the Pacific Ocean in northwest Colombia.
The new road section will connect the city of MedellÃn, pictured, to the Pacific ports (Wikimedia Commons)
Ferrovial Agroman, construction subsidiary of Spanish firm Ferrovial, will work with Colombia’s Colpatria to build 4.1 km of road and four bridges.
Ferrovial Agroman already has several projects under way in the country, including construction of the tunnels for the Ituango hydroelectric power plant, worth $74.3m.