A sovereign guarantee of more than US$100mn was also granted for energy projects on the Caribbean coast, the presidential palace said on Wednesday.
Luis Andrade resigned shortly after it was revealed that he would be charged with exerting undue influence when signing an addendum to the now cancelled Ruta del Sol 2 contract.
The contract would entail designing, building and operating a cable car line in the municipality of Villa Nueva.
The Brazilian government pushed back the deadline for widening highways.
Electoral rules put limits on new loans for public projects.