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Construction for new 21 hectare Chetumal park set for July

Chetumal, Q.R. — The construction of a new park for Chetumal will begin in early July. The new park will be built on 21 hectares, three times the size of the original.

The secretary of Sustainable Urban Territorial Development (Sedetus), Armando Lara De Nigris, reported that at the beginning of July, the construction of the Andrés Quintana Roo Park will begin, which is planned to house the Expo fair in the city of Chetumal.

The head of Sedetus (secretario de Desarrollo Territorial Urbano Sustentable) said that the project is currently in the stage of topography and soil mechanics while they work on the process of environmental permits.

“The Andrés Quintana Roo park will have an area of 21 hectares, which represents three times the size of the previous Expo fair site, which apart from being the fairgrounds, will also be a public space that will have facilities for sports and recreation of the population,” he said.

Lara De Nigris reported that work will be carried out with a federal investment of around 250 million pesos and will consist of a skatepark, an auditorium, mile-long bike lane, a jogging track, designated areas for sports and holistic activities, parking, a central esplanade for multiple uses and areas of vegetation.

Once started, the park project is scheduled for completion by July of 2024, he said adding that there has been a request to have the esplanade ready for October to house the Expofer Chetumal, which they are working on.