These works will have a direct impact on the strengthening of tourism in the province of La Altagracia, leader in receiving tourists.
With an investment of more than RD$202 million, the Ministry of Tourism (Mitur) yesterday inaugurated the reconstruction of the access road to Macao Beach and the Basilica of Higüey and started work on several streets in the municipal district of Verón.
The access to Macao beach consists of the rehabilitation of the two-lane road, which connects from the Higüey-Macao highway to the access leading to the beach, at a cost of RD$35,957,924.07.
While the reconstruction of the service infrastructures of the surrounding streets of the Basilica of Higüey will cost RD$95,375,124.16.
Meanwhile, the repair of the road infrastructure of the municipal district of Veron will require an investment of RD$70,703,280.28.
According to the Minister of Tourism, David Collado, each of these works are old claims of the community.
He affirmed that these works will have a direct impact on the strengthening of tourism in the province of La Altagracia, which receives the largest number of visitors to the Dominican Republic.
Minister Collado highlighted that in total, works have been delivered in the province at a cost of RD$627 million.
The access road to Macao beach also contemplates the asphalting of the 1.2 kilometers rehabilitated road, the construction of 2,250 linear meters of sidewalks and 2,400 linear meters of curbs.
Likewise, the project in the Basilica of Higüey contemplates an intervention of 362 linear meters of the main road from the central park to the Catholic temple. The work consists of the paving of the road, giving greater hierarchy to the sidewalks, in order to develop the Way of the Cross within the same towards a final point such as the Basilica. And parking areas will be implemented, undergrounding of high and medium voltage electrical wiring, as well as telecommunications and existing wiring.
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