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Night-shift only!

Mexico Autoroute takes shape

With a working time restriction of 22.00 till 5.00, contractors have only 6 hours in which to work on the elevated expressway that is slowly snaking it way’s southward.

The 21 km Autopista Urbana Sur, or Urban Highway South, is being built by Mexico’s leading specialist in prefabricated concrete, ICA Ingenieria, and erected by its construction division, Prefabricados y Transportes SA de CV (PRET). This is the frst tme prefabricated concrete sectons have been used to build a complete overhead highway in Mexico, and is the largest project of its kind ever undertaken in the country. it is part of a much larger project called “Peripheral Ring Road High North Road and South Ring Road” comprising elevated road system bridges, tunnels and distributors south-west of Mexico City. Total project length is 47.5 km and is being built at a cost of 30 billion Peso (US$2.28 billion). The toll road will generate 65,000 jobs during constructon. When completed the express way will signifcantly reduce

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Soilmec foundaton equipment is working through tght ‘night-tme- only schedules on Mexican road project

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