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Second International Bridge


July 12, 2017 

Acuna, Coah.- The mayor, Evaristo Lenin Pérez Rivera, reported that he will be accompanied by the mayor of Del Rio, Texas, Robert Garza, to the port of Mazatlán, to participate in the border crossing meeting, which is being convened by the Secretariat Of Public Relations, for the month of August. 
Acuña and Del Rio, Texas, will present the project for the authorization of the second international bridge, which will allow the South Texas and Coahuila state business competition to be depleted. 

He pointed out that they are being summoned by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, as well as international organizations and various agencies of the federal government, to present the projects for the authorization of border crossings, where the mayor, Assured that the project of the second international bridge for Acuña will have to be presented, which has already approved the location by both cities, which was presented in Mexico City. 

He said that it will not touch the current administration to see the start of construction of the second international bridge, but, it is responsible for working on large projects, which give the municipality the opportunity of greater competitiveness, noting that it will correspond to the next administration , Work in the negotiations, so he assured that he will go to the city of Mazatlan, Sinaloa, to present a solid project, so that he does not lose track and thus avoid being out of budgets and resources Which are intended for the preparation of all technical projects, Seeking to integrate it into the binational Mexico-United States agenda. 

He said that fortunately on our border there is an increase in border crossings and said, that this is one of the arguments that must be justified so that in the next 5 years, can start with the construction of the second international bridge.



Bi-National Meeting for Second International Bridge Project between Del Rio and Acuña

Zocalo (Spanish)

November 6, 2013

While on one side, consulting firms hired by the governments of Texas and Coahuila presented the progress of the feasibility studies for the construction of the second international bridge. On the other hand, Coahuila deputies presented a point of agreement in Congress to urge the Ministry of Foreign Affairs for this project is included in the bilateral agenda with the United States.

This was stated by Secretary of Infrastructure in Coahuila, Francisco Navarro Saracho said during the meeting that the private sector with the mayors of Del Rio, Texas, Roberto Fernández and Acuña, Alberto Aguirre Villarreal, where he reported on the progress of the studies to ensure that the new border crossing would be built.  He highlighted that the governor of Coahuila, Rubén Moreira hired Felipe Ochoa and Associates, while the Government of Texas hired S & B Infrastructure.

On this occasion the meeting that was held in Del Rio, Texas, with the presence of Michael Reeves, president of the Ports to Plains Alliance, reported the progress of that corridor and its connections through Coahuila.