Sentido Comun -Pinfra, a construction and project manager infrastructure company, announced the opening of the Tlaxcala-Puebla highway after investing 800 million pesos ($54.7 million).
The Yucatan Times – A new pipeline will soon carry natural gas from fields in the Gulf of Mexico to shipping yards along the Pacific Ocean. Construction of a fleet of ships for the project has begun.
Washington Post – Mexico will publish preliminary terms on Jan. 14 for a $3.75 billion high-speed train contract that was abruptly canceled in November. The single-bid deal was revoked shortly before disclosures that the Mexican president’s wife was acquiring a luxury home from a Mexican company that was part of the winning consortium.
El Siglo de Torreon – Group Higa has informed the government that it will not participate in the tender to build a bullet train between Mexico City and Queretaro, Its two other Mexican partners in the bid that was canceled when questions were raised about inappropriate gifts also will not participate.
De Zeen – Chicago firm JAHN and Mexican office ADG have teamed up to design a stadium for Mexican baseball team Los Diablos Rojos with a pointed roof modelled on a devil’s trident.
EFE – Mexico City’s Metro system will be expanded by 45 kilometers (about 28 miles) in different areas of downtown, with work on the project expected to start in 2018.