Demolition of the Perimetral Highway in Centro Continues

By Kendall Clark, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL- The Porto Maravilha (Marvelous Port) project is well underway with the final section of the elevated Perimetral highway, along Rua Rodrigues Alves, scheduled to be demolished in the coming weeks. The removal of last section of the 5.5km Perimetral highway has altered traffic routes in the heavily traveled area and will continue to affect commuters until mid-September.

Commuters and motorists will continue to be affected by the thirty-day traffic detour, which began Friday, August 15th. Before demolition, traffic was concentrated on the lanes between Praça Mauá and . . .

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