TULUM, Mexico – In a significant move to enhance the local infrastructure and further elevate the allure of Tulum as a prime destination in the Mexican Caribbean, Diego Castañón Trejo, the Mayor of Tulum, recently led the commencement of the second phase of the Cobá Sur Avenue modernization project. This ambitious endeavor, funded by the municipality, is set to benefit a substantial population of 33,374 residents.
Prior to the commencement of construction, Mayor Diego Castañón underscored his commitment to responsible financial management during his tenure. He emphasized that every peso collected from the people of Tulum is being judiciously allocated toward strengthening the city’s social infrastructure. The second phase of the Cobá Avenue transformation is poised to provide a fresh and inviting facelift to this vital thoroughfare, catering to both local families and the burgeoning number of tourists flocking to the mesmerizing shores of the Mayan Riviera.
“Once again, we deliver another tangible result. I firmly believe that this project holds immense importance as it directly impacts the heart of our municipality—the road network. We have been diligently pursuing this endeavor, continuously striving to improve the urban landscape of our community. Our commitment remains unwavering as we work tirelessly for each and every one of you,” Mayor Castañón declared with unwavering dedication.
Providing insights into the scope of the project, Santos Hipólito Tuz Chi, the Director of Public Works Monitoring, disclosed that a total of 12,173,560.39 pesos will be allocated from the municipal coffers to fund the comprehensive overhaul. This financial commitment will be allocated across five key areas: Pavement renovation, central median installation, creation of a dedicated bike lane and landscaping, construction of pedestrian walkways and access crossings, and the enhancement of public lighting infrastructure.
This multifaceted initiative is poised to directly benefit a substantial population of 33,374 inhabitants, enhancing their daily lives and the overall appeal of Tulum.
The commencement of the construction phase was attended by several notable figures, including municipal councilors Carlos Adolfo Coral Basulto and Martín Dzib Chimal. Additionally, Lieutenant Ricardo Morales Santo, representing the Secretariat of Security and Citizen Protection (SSYPC), and Carlos Yama Moguel, the Director General of Public Infrastructure, were among the distinguished guests, showing their unwavering support for this transformative project.
This significant investment in Tulum’s infrastructure signifies the city’s dedication to maintaining its status as a premier destination while ensuring the well-being and satisfaction of its residents. As the project progresses, it is expected to not only improve the urban landscape but also contribute to the overall growth and prosperity of the region.
In the coming months, residents and visitors alike can look forward to experiencing the tangible benefits of this modernization effort, with smoother roadways, improved pedestrian access, and enhanced lighting creating a safer and more inviting environment for all.
With the second phase of the Cobá Sur Avenue modernization project underway, Tulum continues to pave the way for a brighter future, where progress and sustainability go hand in hand, setting a shining example for other municipalities in the region to follow.