Mazatlán-Durango libre Hwy closed due to landslide

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At the moment it is recommended to use the superhighway to avoid major mishaps; the repair time is currently unknown

Concordia, Sinaloa.- The communities of Ojo de Agua and Copala were left uncommunicated after the collapse of the Mexico 40, Mazatlán-Matamoros highway, known as La Libre, the cause was the softening of the earth base as a result of the heavy rains that they have been felt for the last few weeks in southern Sinaloa.

There is no step!  The Libre Mazatlán-Durango highway is closed due to a landslide of a section.

José Ángel Molina, coordinator of Civil Protection in the municipality of Concordia, reported that the area had been cordoned off and closed to circulation since Monday morning because a series of cracks on the asphalt warned of the possible risk.

There is no step!  The Libre Mazatlán-Durango highway is closed due to a landslide of a section.

During the afternoon, an approximate distance of 35 meters collapsed, forcing traffic to be diverted in all its modalities towards the Mazatlán-Durango superhighway .

There is no step!  The Libre Mazatlán-Durango highway is closed due to a landslide of a section.

“From the morning we checked, we cordoned off because a crack opened, we didn’t think it would go away, sometimes cracks are made in the road and they stay there, but anyway we cordon off for safety.”

There is no step!  The Libre Mazatlán-Durango highway is closed due to a landslide of a section.

Regarding the repair time and the work that will be used, they are not precise at the moment, explained the Civil Protection coordinator, who added that at the moment there is no collateral damage to vehicles and their.

Source: debate.com.mx

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