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Cancun’s Nichupté Bridge on schedule for March 2024 inauguration

Cancun, Q.R. — Progress of Cancun’s Nichupté Bridge is around 22 percent and is on time, reported Governor Mara Lezama. The construction of the bridge, which includes a section of construction over the Nichupté Lagoon, is moving forward.

Pillars and the concrete overpass for the bridge has already been built on the land that will connect the Cancun Hotel Zone with the mainland of Cancun. The work currently being done is the construction of pillars in the lagoon water.

Pillars for the Cancun overpass are currently being built inside the lagoon. Photo: CGC June 29, 2023.

Officials from the Secretariat of Infrastructure, Communications and Transportation (SICT), Semarnat and Conanp accompanied the Governor on a progress tour earlier this week.

Governor Lezama reported that the project has a physical progress of more than 22 percent and is on schedule for its original completion date of March 2024. The Nichupté Bridge is only one of the city’s current mobility mega projects. Several other major roads are being expanded, including a new cloverleaf overpass system for Cancun airport access.