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Old highway from Kantunil to Cancun being lifted for Maya Train tracks

Cancun, Q. R. — The removal of the Kantunil-Cancún section of highway has begun, reported Fonatur. With the start of this new project, work on section 4 of the Maya Train heading toward Cancun is advancing.

The National Fund for the Promotion of Tourism (Fonatur) made the announcement in a statement. The agency said that at the same time, crews are also preparing the ground surface for the rails that will run the 257 kilometers from Izamal, Yucatán to Cancún, Quintana Roo.

To date, Fonatur says 80 kilometers of the road along section 4 has been dismanteled and lifted.

In Chochoh and Hoctún, Yucatán, the construction of railway overpasses for section 3 is progressing.