Update to Beach Revoery Program 4/17/09

Discussion in 'Living in Cancun' started by Jim in Cancun, Apr 17, 2009.

  1. Jim in Cancun

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    1.- As scheduled, the new bidding process was posted and announced yesterday.

    2.- Work is to begin as of May 13, 2009 and June 4 they will start pumping sand is what the State Secretary of Tourism is guaranteeing.

    3.- It is still planned to be completed in Cancun, Cozumel and Playa in 151 working days.

    4.- The amount of sand is mentioned at 5.6 million cubic meters for Cancun's 12+ kilometers, while for Playa it will be 4.2 kilometers of beach and 800,000 cubic meters of sand and 120,000 cubic meters of sand for Cozumel's 1.5 kilometers of beach

    5.- The Environmental Impact statement was started April 2 under the name of Banamex the bank in charge of the funding the project for a total of over 1 billion pesos starting out with $850 million for the first stage of rebuilding and the rest for maintenance over the years.

    6.- Finally, to squash rumors, they stated that none of the sand extracted will be exported to Miami.
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