A NEW ROAD POLICY

A NEW HIGHWAY CONSTRUCTION POLICY HAS BEEN ADOPTED, ITS FIRST POINT OF EXECUTION BEING THE ANCHIETA--IMMIGRANTES SYSTEM CONNECTING SAN PAULO AND THE PORT OF SANTOS, THAT AIM AT A SYSTEMS APPROACH TO HIGHWAY CONSTRUCTION AND AT INTEGRATION OF HIGHWAY PLANNING AND CONSTRUCTION WITH ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT OF THE STATE OF SAN PAULO. EMBODIMENT OF THE POLICY HAS OCCURRED IN CREATION OF A PRIVATE COMPANY WITH FULL AUTONOMY TO CONSTRUCT, OPERATE, AND MAINTAIN THE ROADS CONNECTING THE TWO CITIES. THE COMPANY'S PRINCIPAL STOCKHOLDER IS THE STATE OF SAN PAULO. SATURATION OF THE VIA ANCIETA, THE EXISTING ROUTE BETWEEN THE TWO CITIES,-- LED TO PLANNING FOR THE NEW VIA DOS IMIGRANTES, THE CONNECTORS BETWEEN THEM, LIMITED ACCESS DESIGN, A SIGNALLING SYSTEM TO PROMOTE A STEADY FLOW OF HIGH-SPEED TRAFFIC, AND RELATED SYSTEM FEATURES. IT IS ANTICIPATED THAT USER CHARGES WILL MEET OPERATING COSTS AND PAY OFF THE INITIAL INVESTMENT, WHICH WAS REALIZED FROM OWN CAPITAL AND FROM DOMESTIC AND FOREIGN LOANS. THE TOTAL COST IS ESTIMATED AT 780 MILLION CRUZEIROS FOR THE THREE STAGES OF CONSTRUCTION. WHEN COMPLETED, THE NEW HIGHWAY SYSTEM WILL BE AMONG THE MOST ADVANCED IN THE WORLD. /RRI/

  • Corporate Authors:

    Road Research Institute /Brazil

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  • Authors:
    • Campiglia, A O
  • Publication Date: 1970

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  • Accession Number: 00200440
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Road Research Institute /Brazil
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: May 16 1971 12:00AM