Rio Metro Line 4 Completion to Gávea Remains Uncertain

By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - After repeated postponements, the government now says the Line 4 access to Gávea will be ready in 2018, but has not specified what month. Although the funding source for the final stage of the planned subway line is unclear, the state secretary of transportation, Rodrigo Vieira said yesterday that even if he had the R$489 million needed, it would not be possible to resume work at the time.

"The works are not delayed because of money. If I had the funds now, I would not know what to do . . .

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