The trial of the former president will start on February 26. Prosecutors accuse her and her former planning minister of directing roadworks contracts to an allied businessman.
The future transport and communications minister confirmed that the president-elect will complete the US$3bn project.
Although work on the US$52mn corridor hasn't stopped, the project manager said that construction could be halted by October 19 due to land access issues.
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President Duque, who took office last month, has claimed that the previous administration did not leave sufficient resources.
The president delivered the state of the union report, the last of his term.