Street closures in Mérida due to Nobel Peace Prize Summit 2019

From Tuesday 17th and until Sunday 22nd, on the occasion of the 17th World Summit of the Nobel Peace Prizes, which will be held from 19 to 21 September, some of the most important streets in the city of Mérida will be temporarily closed down to traffic.

For this reason, the authorities of the three levels of government are asking citizens to take the necessary precautions to avoid inconveniences.

As announced in a timely manner, the closing of streets will begin on Tuesday Sep. 17th at 10 pm in the area of Paseo de Montejo, specifically in the corner of Avenida Colón and Paseo de Montejo, due to the assembly of the stage for the opening ceremony.

Paseo de Montejo will be partially closed, however, Calle 29 will remain open, next to the Monumento a la Patria and alternate streets such as Calle 25 will be enabled.


Intervention zone. (Image: Novedades Yucatán)

By Thursday Sep. 19th, the day of the inauguration of the Summit, Calle 60, Calle 62, as well as Colon and Cupules avenues will be temporarily closed to transit. However, Public Security agents will be directing traffic.

Two days later, on Saturday Sep. 21st, the closure of arteries will continue for the Ricky Martín, which will take place at 8:30 p.m., at the Monumento a la Patria.

The following streets and avenues will be closed down.

  • Paseo de Montejo
  • Calle 25
  • Calle Campo Deportivo (between Montejo and Calle 60 Norte)
  • Calle 58-A
  • Avenida Pérez Ponce
  • Calle 29
  • Calle 27

It should be noted that for this day specific areas will be enabled for the ascent and descent of people from the vehicles.

The first will be located on Calle 60 (between Avenida Cupules and Calle 31) Colonia Alcalá Martín.

The second on Calle 56 (between Calle 35 and Avenida Pérez Ponce).

People who come with a paid ticket for the concert, can also access through Paseo de Montejo Avenue through Calle 25 and Deportista Avenue. The recommendation is to use the specified areas to avoid agglomerations.

The Yucatan Times Newsroom