New tunnel to connect Quito and Guayaquil

President Lenin Moreno recently announced the starting of a new tunnel project between Quito and Guayaquil. This tunnel will go under the Bomboli mountain and will extend for an entire mile. “This will make it the longest tunnel in the country, surpassing the Guayasamin tunnel in Quito by 400 meters,” he said. This construction will also include the increase to four lanes along the Aloag-Santo Domingo road. The total cost of the project will be of $1.4 billion. The Executive Branch will only invest $30 million, while the Provincial Council of Pichincha will finance the rest. The Ecuadorian president stated…

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