More than 370 manufacturing companies in Bernardo Quintana, El Marques and Innovacion Industrial parks were benefited with the opening of the del Sur Industrial and Commercial Circuit.
Such roadway amounts 31 kilometers of track between Queretaro Metropolitan Area and the Federal Highway 57, which also connect the municipalities of Huimilpan and El Marques.
The investment, according to the State’s Governor, Francisco Dominguez Servien, was of 649 million pesos.
In addition to the benefits the infrastructure brought for industry and mobility of 30 thousand workers on it, joins the positive impact for about 120 thousand inhabitants in the region and more than 10,300 young people studying in the area, in which the Universidad Politecnica de Queretaro is located.
The Infrastructure State Commission (CEI, by its Spanish initials) general coordinator, Fernando Gonzalez Salinas, detailed the Circuit, which includes five roads: State Highway 400 Queretaro – Huimilpan, Boulevard Bernardo Quintana, Federal Highway 57, towards Mexico City, on its junction with State Highway 431, towards Los Cues and the State Highway 420, towards El Rosario.
The official said that the State Highway 431 updated, El Colorado – Galindo, in 3 kilometers, which went from 2 to 4 lanes in hydraulic concrete; update works were fulfilled in State Highway 420 by expanding it also from 2 to 4 lanes in 8 kilometers.
Public lighting was settled in urban areas, as well as pedestrian crossings and traffic lighting, while busses stops and public transportation inlets were settled in the school areas and 15.5 kilometers of bicycle line were built.
The governor anticipated that they are already working in another similar circuit in La Piedad – Airport area.
Leonardo Deoliveira Martins, manufacturing director at Man Truck & Buses VW Plant, explained the benefits this traffic structure which “contributes to the region development, attracting more companies in order to be stronger here always.”
Within this framework, the directive underlined the growth of MAN Truck & Bus Mexico company.
“Our company has been here in Mexico since 2004, this year we are celebrating 15 years in Mexico, Man Truck & Buses VW. And as a way of telling you what we have been done in the last years, we invested more than 4 million euros in our Queretaro plant.”
This year the plant opened a second assembly line, what led them having 50 new direct collaborators.