San Miguel de Allende.- With an investment of 326 million pesos, the work of the ‘El Pípila’ underpass will transform mobility in the municipality”, stated municipal president, Luis Alberto Villarreal García.
The constant accompaniment of the state government stands out, the resource comes from the Payroll Tax (ISN) that will improve access to the city through fast and safe means. Therefore, this investment is the result of the efforts of Guanajuato translated into quality projects.
The circulation of pedestrians and cyclists will be a priority
The Municipality reported that this work consists of the construction of a vehicular underpass with a length greater than 500 meters, two lanes in each direction in a road width of 13.60 meters that includes urbanization, lateral roads, services, relocation of electrical and hydraulic installations in the area, a new urban image and a modern surveillance system for all San Miguel residents.
They indicated that the project meets the commitment to generate more and better infrastructure for the people and, as Mayor Villarreal García has committed, prioritizing the pedestrians, cyclists, and people with disabilities.
From the start for its construction, meetings to supervise the progress between the municipal president and the state government, chaired by Diego Sinhue Rodríguez Vallejo, through the Secretariat of Infrastructure, Connectivity, and Mobility (SICOM) are constant. In these meetings, there is also the participation of residents.
Reduction of transfers
It is a work that, according to its magnitude, will be achieved in record time, for which the Municipality highlighted its planning and organization, as it will bring a series of future benefits such as economic growth, tourism and human development.
“The underpass (paso deprimido), represents the most important road infrastructure work in the history of the municipality, therefore, it required about 19 months of planning and management before starting its construction,” announced by the municipal president.
“The importance of this project lies in the reduction of transfers. Previously, the roundabout caused long lines and traffic jams, which significantly affected the tourists’ travel times, and it will help to combat air pollution too ”, added Villarreal García.
Likewise, during the supervisions, he stressed that some of the discomforts generated are natural due to the magnitude of the work-
“These works are temporary and, once concluded, the benefit will be permanent,” concluded Luis Alberto Villarreal García, mayor of SMA.
San Miguel Times Newsroom