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Construction started for new Isla Mujeres emergency services centre

Isla Mujeres, Q.R. — With the purpose of ensuring an immediate response in emergency situations, Isla Mujeres Mayor Atenea Gómez Ricalde, laid the first stone for the construction of a new emergency service centre.

The new emergency centre is being built in the coastal Costa Mujeres region of the municipality of mainland Isla Mujeres.

The mayor reaffirmed her commitment to implementing a comprehensive strategy that covers security, surveillance and crime prevention, as well as assistance and attention to national and international tourists.

“This project includes several stages and we consider the creation of this first phase a priority, which consists of the public safety and firefighting infrastructure in this Emergency Services Center with the aim of providing greater security to tourists,” stated Atenea Gómez Ricalde.

The first stone was laid Friday for a new emergency services centre being built in Costa Mujeres.
Photo: H. Ayuntamiento de Isla Mujeres October 13, 2023.

Construction will include a police station and covered parking for emergency vehicles as well as a fully equipped building with public safety administrative offices.

City Hall officials and representatives of the hotel sector were at the Friday event in support of the project. Mayor Ricalde says the emergency services centre of Costa Mujeres is being financed with the remainder of the Environmental Sanitation Law for the years 2022 and 2023.

An approximate cost for the project or estimated finish date was not provided.