Rumichaca-Pasto Toll Road (Colombia) (DFC-RUMICHACA-PASTOTOLL)

  • Colombia
Where the impacts of the investment may be experienced.
Financial Institutions
  • US International Development Finance Corporation (DFC)
International, regional and national development finance institutions. Many of these banks have a public interest mission, such as poverty reduction.
Project Status
Bank Risk Rating
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Concesionaria Vial Union del Sur SAS
The holder of the loan, grant, or other investment.
  • Construction
  • Infrastructure
  • Transport
The service or industry focus of the investment. A project can have several sectors.
Investment Amount (USD)
$ 250.00 million
Value listed on project documents at time of disclosure. If necessary, converted to USD$. Please review updated project documents for more information.
Project Cost (USD)
$ 931.80 million
Value listed on project documents at time of disclosure. If necessary, converted to USD$. Please see updated project documentation for more information.
Bank Documents
Primary Source

Original disclosure @ DFC website

Updated in EWS Aug 24, 2019

Disclosed by Bank Feb 20, 2018

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Project Description

According to the Agency's document, this project finances the design, construction and operation of an 84km corridor of a tolled, dual-carriageway highway in southwestern Colombia, including expansion of an existing single-carriage corrdior to a dual-carriage highway, and construction of 27kn of new highway. 

The major environmental and social concerns related to the project include impacts to community health and safety resulting from increased traffic, influx of non-local workers and non-local peoples, noise and vibration; the need for robust and occupational health and safety procedures; soil erosion and spoil management; impacts to biodiversity; and the need for a robust environmental and social management system with appropriate organizational capacity given simultaneous multiple work fronts and ambitious timeline for construction.

Investment Description
  • US International Development Finance Corporation (DFC)
Private Actors