230 million pesos were invested in the conservation of 96 kilometers of this road; The estimated time of the entire route in this section is 1 hour and 15 minutes
-Connects the mountains with the coast and Magical Towns such as Talpa de Allende or San Sebastián del Oeste, promoting tourism and the economy of the region
Paving Program to repair 12 deteriorated roads -Works are progressing on other road sections that are being carried out in the area
Traveling from the municipality of Mascota to Puerto Vallarta will take an estimated time of one hour and 15 minutes , said the Governor of the State , Enrique Alfaro Ramírez, after announcing the conclusion of the conservation works of State Highway 544, Mascota-Las Palmas section -Puerto Vallarta, which since last year began with the improvement of 96 kilometers, with an investment of 230 million pesos (mp).
“I am very pleased to be able to complete one of the great works in terms of road recovery, which we started last year. A very important effort because the Mascota-Puerto Vallarta highway was one of the most damaged in Jalisco, a work that was never properly maintained, a highway that was in high-risk operating conditions, very dangerous to travel and After this intervention, we finally have it as new ”, explained the president.
He said that the conditions in which this road section was previously generated that the travel time was greater; Today the journey from Mascota to Puerto Vallarta, passing through San Sebastián del Oeste and the community of Las Palmas, can be done in one hour and 15 minutes, approximately.
As part of his tour of the Western Sierra Coast Region, the head of the State Executive emphasized that just as this work has its benefits, so will the six-year construction work for the Talpa de Allende-Llano Grande-Tomatlán highway, which includes 120 kilometers with an investment of 918 million pesos and is 40% complete.
In Mascota, the Governor announced that this municipality will also be benefited with 4 million pesos from the Secretary’s Avery Machine Stoning Program destined to the repair of 12 deteriorated roads, located in communities that have not registered work for years. public.
“A project that is going to have a great scope and here are already some of the people who are going to work, here is the person in charge of the operation of the machines, of the Full Machine program that they are giving us a lot of support, this is where they he sees the benefit of having machinery owned by the municipalities, “said Alfaro Ramírez.
Subsequently, the president delivered the work already completed for the rehabilitation of the Mascota Community Hospital, which treats emergencies and diseases of inhabitants of this and neighboring municipalities. The investment for this hospital was 9.71 million pesos.
In addition, a supervision tour of the construction of the new classroom and laboratory module of the José Mario Molina Pasquel y Henríquez de Mascota Technological Institute was carried out, whose investment is 10.27 million pesos.
The road, educational and health works are carried out by the Ministry of Infrastructure and Public Works (SIOP), while the paving program is the responsibility of the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (SADER).
On the tour on Friday, September 18, the Governor was accompanied by the municipal presidents of Mixtlán, Atenguillo, Talpa de Allende, Mascota, San Sebastián del Oeste and Puerto Vallarta, as well as the heads of SIOP, David Zamora Bueno, and SADER, Alberto Esquer .