Alternative highways are opened due to hurricane Patricia
Guadalajara, October 23. - The head of the Secretariat of Communications and Transportation (SCT), Gerardo Ruiz Esparza, reported that coastal highways are toll-free due to the state of emergency for Hurricane Patricia.
At a press conference, he said this move aims for the drivers to be able to leave Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco and avoid risks by the meteorological phenomenon.
The official called on the people to take the necessary steps and go to shelters if required.
Moreover, he urged tourists and businessmen to take measures, for he said, "is a very serious warning, a hurricane of this intensity has never been seen on the coast of Jalisco, so we all have to protect ourselves."
He explained further that the ports are closed regardless of the size of the boats.
Ruiz Esparza said that he will be installed permanently in the area until the emergency passes and to address the damage after it, also asked the media to convey the message of permanent alert.
In turn, the General Coordinator of Ports and Merchant Marine (SCT), Gerardo Ruiz de Teresa, said highways of Manzanillo, Colima and Tepic to Guadalajara are open. (Notimex)
- Spain and Mexico’s Trade Relations Curdle over Manchego Dispute
- Cape Town Water crisis: 'Day Zero' Draws Near
- MORGAN STANLEY: Here are the 6 internet stocks to bet on in 2018
- Ford announces $11B investment, 40 electrified vehicles by 2022 at Detroit Motor Show
- Automobile Revenues will fall 40% due to Electric and Autonomous Vehicles
- Mexico debuts its best startups for 2018 at CES
- Inside the Secret Society Running the World of Cryptocurrency
- Opinion: Who Will Profit Off the Next Crash?
- This is how Jeff Bezos will support the 'dreamers'
- Oil Reaches $70 a Barrel for First Time in Three Years
- Peso predicted to make comeback in 2018: Bloomberg
- Chihuahua´s governor denounces Government reprisals for PRI corruption investigation