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Bandeira do Governo do Estado de São Paulo

Reduction in traffic congestions by diverting trucks from São Paulo metropolitan area, time and fuel savings and a drop from 6 to 8% in the emission of pollutants. These are some of the benefits to be delivered by one of the country’s most expected projects, the Northern Section of the Mario Covas Beltway. Scheduled to be completed in 2018 and covering a length of 44 kilometers, the Northern Section crosses the municipalities of São Paulo, Arujá, and Guarulhos and includes an exclusive 3.6-kilometer interconnection with the Guarulhos International Airport.


The Northern Section will converge with Avenida Raimundo Pereira Magalhães (SP-332) whereas, in the Eastern Section, it will converge with Rodovia Presidente Dutra - BR-116 (Presidente Dutra Highway). The Northern Beltway will have four lanes in each direction between the Western Beltway and the Rodovia Fernão Dias - BR-381 (Fernão Dias Highway) and three lanes in the section between Fernão Dias (BR-381) and Dutra (BR-116). On the total, the Northern Section will include 7 tunnels and 107 special engineering structures: 44 bridges and 63 overpasses. To learn more about the Mario Covas Beltway, click here


The Environmental Impact Study/Environmental Impact Report (EIS/EIR) is filed at the State Department of the Environment (SMA) for the obtaining of the Preliminary Environmental License (LP).
The CONSEMA (the State Council on the Environment) approves the environmental feasibility of the Northern Section through the CONSEMA Resolution No. 22/2011.
The Preliminary License (LP) – L.P. No. 2009 is issued.
The request for the Installation License (LI) of the Priority 1 is filed at the State Department of the Environment (SMA).
The Installation License (LI) of the Priority 1 – L.I. No. 2167 is issued.
Start of the works with the issue of the first service invoices to the companies responsible for the construction of 6 lots.
The Installation Licenses (LI) of the Priorities 2 and 3 – L.I. Nº 2209 are issued.
Journey of Citizenship (Guarulhos)
Community Marriage (Perus – São Paulo)
Journey of Citizenship (Jardim Cabuçu – Guarulhos)
Journey of Citizenship (Jardim Brasil Novo e Jardim Corisco – São Paulo)
Community Marriage (Jardim Brasil Novo e Jardim Corisco – São Paulo)
Inauguration of the Animal Rehabilitation Center (Jundiaí) and Nazira School Abbud Zanardi (Guarulhos)
Professions Fair (Jardim Brasil Novo – São Paulo)
First Meeting of Tunnel Excavations - Tunnel 202 – São Paulo
Professions Fair (Jardim Paraná e Taipas – São Paulo) and Donation of 118 housing units Freguesia do Ó – A (São Paulo)
Donation of the 140 housing units Perus – D (São Paulo)
Donation of the 360 housing units Clarice Lispector - Guarulhos
Estimated completion date
Rodoanel Mario Covas
Mario Covas Beltway

A highly complex project, the Mario Covas Beltway was especially designed to expedite the traffic flow in the city of São Paulo, divert heavy freight trucks and leave the city free for the collective and individual transport.

The beltway covers a length of 176.5 kilometers in the surroundings of São Paulo metropolitan area, interconnecting state and federal highways and diverting part of the traffic flow from the Marginais Tietê and Pinheiros (Tietê and Pinheiros Marginal Highways).