Street closures in Mérida and Progreso due to “Mérida Triathlon 2019”

The Mérida Triathlon 2019 will be held on the weekend of February 1 to 3, a sporting event that includes several stages and requires all type of preparations, including street closures along the route.

Therefore, the State Government informs of the closure of streets, starting today, Thursday January 31 and until Sunday, February 3.

Through its social media accounts, as well as on its website, the state authorities invite citizens to take precautions on the different road blocks in the area, from the Paseo de Montejo all the way to the junction of Periférico Norte with the Progreso highway.


At noon on Thursday, January 31, both lanes of Paseo de Montejo will be closed to traffic, from Calle 49 (Remate), to Calle 45. And this situation will remain that way until 8:00 pm on Sunday, February 3.

Talking about Progreso, at 10 o’clock in the morning on Thursday Jan. 31, the Malecón will be closed all the way to Calle 21. And streets will be reopened until noon on Sunday February 3. From one in the afternoon on February 1, until 12:30 on February 3, there will be street closures from Calle 36 all the way to Calle 80.

Back to Mérida, on Saturday, February 2, from 8:00 am, and until 6:00 pm on Sunday, February 3, both lanes of Paseo de Montejo will be closed from Monumento a la Patria to Calle 41.

On Sunday, February 3, from 5:00 am to 1:00 pm, there will be a major closure starting at the junction of the Periférico with the Progreso highway, all the way to Paseo de Montejo’s Remate (in both directions).

Alternative routes

For those traveling from South to North of the city, take Calle 56.

For those going North to South, take Calle 50 all the way to Marcelino Champagnat Avenue, and from there take Calle 60.

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