Image of the progress of the works for the Bogotá subway on 68 avenue with Primera de Mayo avenue. (Bogotá Subway)
The Mayor’s Office of Bogotá published on its official website the announcement that for this Saturday, April 22, the arrival of more specialized machinery for the construction of the most important infrastructure project in the capital is scheduled at 11:00 a.m. of almost 8 million inhabitants: the construction of its first line of the metropolitan train.
It may interest you: The works that would change the face of Soacha: Petro Government proposes a tunnel at the exit of Bogotá and an aerial cable
“The reception of the pressure-driving pilers for the construction of the viaduct will take place (…) The Metro de Bogotá Company will lead the reception event for (this equipment) coming from China,” they reported.
The notice was published in the middle of the videos that the district entity uploaded to its official Twitter account of the progress of various works that are carried out in various parts of the city that are part of the route of the future mass transportation system.
One of the recordings was of the progress in the workshop patio that he erects in the El Corzo sector, in the town of Bosa, in the southwest of the city.
It may interest you: The Colombian actress Yaneth Waldman created a book based on her collection of mandalas: ”I want to generate entertainment, healing, peace and calm for my readers”
According to the video, they have already built more than half of the work and it will possibly be ready sooner than what is contemplated in the project schedules.
“This is how the adequacy of the land of the workshop patio looks, which presents a 77.84% execution, compared to a 31.55% programmed. Which is equivalent to a performance 2.46 times that programmed, a figure with a cutoff of March 31, 2023 (sic)”, they trilled.
It may interest you: The Superior Court of Bogotá declared legal the interceptions of Álvaro Uribe in the case of Diego Cadena
Its surface area of 28,024 square meters is where the trains are projected to park and where their corresponding maintenance will also be done when the metro is in operation.
They also uploaded another video showing the progress for other infrastructure required by the system at the intersection of 68th and Primero de Mayo avenues.
“(There) the space for the construction of the viaduct of the #PLMB (First Line of the Bogotá Metro) is enabled, in the process of foundation of the north bridge and the transfer of networks simultaneously, optimizing work and execution times” , they assured in the publication.
They even indicated that they also have progress in the construction of a road connection that will be needed for the construction of the system in the north of Bogotá.
“#ElMetroAvanza on Calle 72 with the construction of the head beams, a joining element at the top of the diaphragm walls, so that they work together and form the containment structure to advance with the main excavation of the interchange (sic) ”, they explained.