This video shows the section of BR 163 that used be as shown in the photo below on the left. Each year thousands of trucks would be trapped here during the rainy season trying to deliver grains to the Port at Miritituba.
State of Para
State of Mato Grosso
The BR 163 Map
BR 163 North is now paved to the Port of Miritituba lowering shipping cost by 11%. Only about 16km remain to be paved to complete BR 163 all the way to Santarém, PA.
Also used for transporting grains to the Ports of Paranaguá and Santos to the South.