The extension of Calle 2A in Puerto Colombia, Atlántico progresses satisfactorily

3 March 2021
  • The Mayor’s Office of Puerto Colombia and Grupo Argos visited the work this Wednesday, March 3, to see first-hand its progress.
  • With an initial investment of COP 3,336 million, the work seeks the extension of Calle 2A connecting Carrera 20 with Vía 40, known as the Coastal Concession, improving vehicular and pedestrian circulation in one of the sectors with the greatest development projection urban development in the Metropolitan Area of Barranquilla.
  • According to the schedule, at the end of the first semester of 2021 this road would be opened, which will benefit the inhabitants of this sector of the municipality of Puerto Colombia.

This Wednesday, March 3, the mayor of Puerto Colombia, Wilman Vargas Altahona, visited the progress of the Prolongación Calle 2A project. The Grupo Argos project, which began in December 2020, is progressing satisfactorily by more than 40% prior to the start of paving, and in line with the established schedule.

Grupo Argos’ initial investment in this work amounts to COP 3,336 million. The extension of Calle 2A will connect Carrera 20 and the extension of Vía 40 or Coastal Concession. This construction is part of the San José del Norte Partial Plan and has the purpose of promoting the urban development of the municipality and impacting the urban mobility of the Metropolitan Area of Barranquilla.

“The extension of Calle 2A with connection to the Concesión Costera ratifies the unrestricted commitment of Grupo Empresarial Argos with the sustainable urban development of the Atlantic and Colombia. With infrastructure projects like this we continue to contribute in the search for a solution to the current mobility challenges in the region and we contribute to continue positioning Barranquilla as a national and regional reference”.

Camilo Abello, Senior Director of Sustainability at Grupo Argos.

“Undoubtedly, in the municipality of Puerto Colombia, projects of great urban prestige are carried out. The extension of Calle 2A, which will connect Carrera 20 with the extension of Vía 40, by Grupo Argos, is an important work that will improve road and pedestrian circulation. Territorial urban development is a great commitment of our Government Plan and we work together to advance in the construction of a territory in which the integral well-being of the population prevails, developing urban renewal projects that promote the improvement and adaptation of public space and Mobility”.

Wilman Vargas, Mayor of Puerto Colombia.

With this work, vehicular and pedestrian circulation will be improved by impacting one of the sectors with the greatest projection of urban development in the Metropolitan Area of Barranquilla. In total, the work will initially have 0.6 kilometers of vehicular lanes made up of an eight-meter two-lane carriageway, a five-meter platform and an additional area for a second carriageway and platform that will be built in a future stage of the project. The new road connection will have a landscape proposal with high standards of urban design and road signs, which will facilitate connectivity and improve the quality of life of the inhabitants of this sector of the municipality of Puerto Colombia.