The construction of the Jala-Bahía de Banderas Highway has advanced 33%, however, it will not be finished until 2017, informed the delegate of the Ministry of Communications and Transport (SCT) in Jalisco, Bernardo Gutiérrez Navarro.
“The stretch from Jala to Bucerias is 166 kilometers and is 33% complete, including sections finished with four lanes. It will allow drivers to get from Guadalajara to Puerto Vallarta in two and a half hours because the total kilometers will be 266. It’s a road that has an estimated budget of 13 billion pesos, it involves the construction of about 50 structures, three tunnels, it is a stretch that is in its advanced stage; the section from Jala to the junction in Compostela is done. We are advancing to Las Varas, La Peñita de Jaltemba and finally Bucerías; those are the four parts where there will be junctions,” he explained in an interview.
This work is expected to reduce transferring from Guadalajara to Vallarta to only two hours and a half.
In due time, the road would connect with the macro-bypass project.
Translated by Edgar Castellon for Jaltemba Bay Life
Vía Corta PV-GDL Hasta 2017
by Carolina Gómez Aguiñaga
August 1, 2014
La construcción de la carretera Jala-Bahía de Banderas lleva un avance del 33 por ciento; no obstante no será terminada hasta 2017, adelantó el delegado de la Secretaría de Comunicación y Transportes (SCT) en Jalisco, Bernardo Gutiérrez Navarro.
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