A key stretch of Mexico’s Tren Maya project and the construction of an airport near Tulum on the Yucatan peninsula, received land use rights.
Governor of Quintana Roo, Carlos Joaquin surveyed the construction areas during his working tour with Mexico’s President, Andrés Manuel López Obrador.
Specialists warned that the Mayan Train terminal in Playa del Carmen will alter the appearance of the city and cause road problems.
The station planned for “La Plancha” was deemed to difficult to deliver on time.
The President of the Hotel Association of Cancun, Puerto Morelos and Isla Mujeres, Roberto Cintrón Gómez, said that they hope that the works of the Mayan Train are not placed where they cause effects on tourism.
The installation of the Playa del Carmen Gas Pipeline, owned by Gas Natural del Noroeste SA de CV, does not interfere with those of the Mayan Train, since they do not intersect.
FONATUR is currently in negotiations with 250 families that currently live within the right of way. So far, 70 have accepted relocation terms.
FONATUR and the Commissariat Ejidal of Puerto Morelos are working together on the construction of the new highway between Cancun and Tulum.
FONATUR announced that the Mayan Train station in Playa del Carmen will go over a viaduct at the intersection of the Tulum-Cancun highway and Avenue 38 north.
Suspected land invaders clashed with police in Tulum, state police sources reported.