During that period, the government allocated 630 million dollars departmental governments and municipalities, of which more than 150 million correspond to works coordinated by the OPP.
In Carmelo, an 18-month project was inaugurated where urban consolidation works were carried out on Grito de Asencio avenue. The project investment was 39 million pesos and was in charge of the Municipality of Colognewhich contributed 6 millions and the OPP that contributed with the 33 million of remaining pesos.
In the work, 17 blocks were paved from Route 21 to the coastal boulevard, whose width was increased from 6 to 12 meters. In addition, 3,450 linear meters of gutter cord, concrete speed bumps, were included to conduct surface water to a drain grate, sidewalks and 245 linear meters of piping, as well as 47 LED luminaires and 120 shrubs were planted.
Also present at the inauguration was the coordinator of Decentralization of the OPP, Mary of Lima, who argued that this work will provide road safety and urban and tourist revaluation. Alfie and De Lima were accompanied by the Mayor of Colonia, Carlos Moreiraand the mayoress of Carmelo, Alicia Espindola.