Scenic Road Bajamar Alternate

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The business sector will ask the federal government to accelerate the construction of the alternate highway Bajamar Ensenada and improve the free road to Tijuana, at the risk of more landslides on Scenic Highway, as occurred on December 28, 2013 at kilometer 93.
Jean Loup Bitterlin Geffroy, president of the Association of Hotels and Motels of Ensenada, said this and warned about the poor condition of the asphalt at kilometer 90 of the Tijuana-Ensenada highway.
He noted that damage to this and other sections may worsen considered critical met forecasts of heavy rain by the presence of El Niño.
Therefore, he said, it will be raised with the Secretariat of Finance and Public Credit (SHCP) that resources are allocated to build the alternate road.
He said he will also be asked to improve the free road Tijuana-Ensenada and Valle de Las Palmas-road Otay.
Preventive works
It also requested Federal Roads and Bridges Access (Capufe) preventive works are carried out at kilometer 90 and other highway points according to various technical and scientific studies have possibilities of collapse.
“We do not want them to act as occurred at kilometer 93 when the disaster has already happened and had negative consequences for all productive sectors and also ensenadenses repair came out much more expensive than implementing preventive work, he said.
Alternating Bajamar-Ensenada highway would stretch 24.6 kilometers and avoid the area trace existing faults in the San Miguel Bajamar stretch of Scenic Highway.
Announced the initial cost of the alternate road would be 700 million pesos, according to reports already have the outline and first draft of the work.
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  1. By Ensenada to San Diego « EXPAT in BAJA Mexico on October 24, 2015 at 16:27

    […] reported this week, there are concerns of another catatrophic landslide at K90 of Scenic […]

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