Chetumal, Q.R. — Projects for the state’s capital city of Chetumal are officially underway. On Tuesday, governor Carlos Joaquín visited the city, supervising the projects that have already begun.
One project, the modernization of Boulevard Bahía, is in the works after citizen requests. The reconstruction project will run from Renacimiento Park to the University of Quintana Roo with an investment of 139.1 million peso.
The project will see a new pedestrian walkway, sidewalks, benches, access ramps, fittings, road treatment, public lighting, rehabilitation of sculptures and rainwater collectors.
Members of the College of Biologists will be advisers on environmental conservation and the members of the Social Comptroller’s Committee, headed by Ruty Carlos Buenfil Magaña, will ensure that the standards established for the project are met.
A new sculpture will also be added to the boulevard, a monument dedicated to the woman of Chetumal, said the head of the Ministry of Public Works, William Conrado Alarcón.
Joaquín said that the planning and reconstruction of the boulevard aims to generate tourism product, which attracts investment, with various attractions, both for tourists and for Chetumal families.
Likewise, the governor also supervised the paving of streets and avenues in the lower area of Chetumal, which correspond to sectors nine, 10, 11, 12 and 13, where more than 38 million peso are being invested.
A third project, also at the request of residents, includes the rehabilitation and modernization of the Costero de Bacalar Boulevard, in which 49.9 million pesos are being invested.
Joaquín, who was accompanied by the municipal president of Othón P. Blanco Yensunni Idalia Martínez Hernández, said that with the improvement of the boulevard, the city is exalted, since it is a fundamental point of the capital’s identity.
In Bacalar, mayor José Alfredo Contreras Méndez expressed that, with the improvement of the coastline, a request from the residents of Bacalar is being addressed to improve the urban image and public services.