- June 30, 2021
Governor Francisco presents Cabeza de Vaca the TAM-Bajío Highway project to entrepreneurs from southern Tamaulipas.
The Mante-Ocampo-Tula highway will make the ports of Tampico and Altamira more competitive by connecting them more directly with the Bajío states.
June 30 of the 2021
Ciudad Madero, Tamaulipas.- The Governor Francisco García Cabeza de Vaca presented the construction project for the TAM-Bajío highway, which will more competitively connect the states of San Luis Potosí, Aguascalientes, Querétaro and Guanajuato with the southern region of Tamaulipas, in order to promote a new economic corridor, promote greater flow tourism to the region and strengthen the ports of Altamira and Tampico to transport goods from the Bajío.
In a meeting with businessmen from the southern area of the entity, the president explained that this highway, also known as the Mante-Ocampo-Tula highway, will be carried out thanks to the management of the State Government for the recovery of a concession and that the It will cross the municipalities of Mante, Gómez Farías, Ocampo and Tula, thus promoting the commercial, business and economic development of that area.
«What the State Government did is to rescue a concession that had already been given by the State Government to a private company that would be connecting the Mante, Ocampo, Tula highway, there are 110 kilometers, this concession was stopped in 2009 -2011, we gave ourselves the task to analyze the viability of that concession.
And he added: «This road is going to give viability to all these states, so that they can use the port that today is the largest in the entire country, is the port of Altamira, a port that day by day has a important growth that we personally have asked the federation as a government not to give money to the State, simply to continue investing resources in the maintenance and growth of a port that is generating a lot of wealth in full development.
The Governor Francisco García Cabeza de Vaca He insisted that this drive for highways aims to enhance the industrial and tourist competitiveness of Tamaulipas, an action in which entrepreneurs are fully involved due to the economic development it represents.
«Give viability to this port with this highway, all that cargo that used to go to Veracruz, much of it will simply go to Altamira, that will give additional viability and competitiveness to our port, consequently they are areas of opportunity for business for many, that is a very important information.
The Secretary of Public Works, Cecilia del Alto López, highlighted that the TAM-Bajío highway is a type A2 road with an extension of 110 kilometers in length.
The new industrial corridor is expected to transport mainly cargo in foreign trade containers, petrochemical products and will represent significant savings in operating costs and reduction of transfer times.
Among other topics, the Governor, Francisco García Cabeza de Vaca presented the progress of the Laguna del Carpintero Urban Park in Tampico, which consists of the construction of the Malecón, Bridge and Garden of the Arts, Promenade and Fairgrounds, as well as the Multipurpose or Livestock Pavilion, the latter being 70 percent forward; These works add up to a state investment of 440 million pesos of investment.
During the meeting, the Senator of the Republic, Ismael García, was present Cabeza de Vaca, the Secretary of Public Works, Cecilia del Alto, the Secretary of Tourism, Fernando Olivera Rocha, the Secretary General of Government, César Augusto Verastegui Ostos, the elected deputy, Carlos Fernández Altamirano and businessmen from the southern area of Tamaulipas.
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