Initiatives on this sector also created 2,400 jobs only between January and February. Presidency manifested "satisfaction" on reversing delays seen last year.
The Villavicencio-Cumaral section of the Villavicencio-Yopal corridor was approved by the national environmental regulator, although it includes a series of requirements from local residents that will be affected by the works.
The initiative includes 32 projects that will target state-owned ports to improve their integration and competitiveness.
Some US$46mn will be invested as part of the expansion project this year, according to El Salvador's autonomous executive port commission (CEPA), the authority in charge of operating airport services in the country.
The finance ministry's decision in late March to reduce spending by US$13.4bn will negatively impact transport infrastructure, according to the CNT..
Paraná state is planning to call bids for two concession contracts at Paranaguá port by August.
In March alone the budget for works tendered doubled that for projects offered in February.
The investment will serve to improve the infrastructure of 1,377 schools throughout the state's 217 municipalities.
Former general manager Joseph Fidanque III resigned after holding the position since 2014.