• Glenn Wilson
    Upcoming for May 21, 2020:
    • SMA Phased reopening starting June 1.
    • What's Happening.
    • TOSMA Organic Market May 23.
    • + Ongoing Virtual Activities.
    • + The times of masses transmitted in temples of SMA.
    • + Spiritual Resources Online.
    • + Public squares closed.
    • + Health Measures: The immediate suspension ... of non-essential activities ...
    • + SMA: Bars, cinemas and nightclubs closed; all public events canceled.
    • + SMA: All public events organized by the government of the municipality are canceled.
    • + School suspension.
    • + Catholic masses are suspended due to Covid-19.
    • + Trams and Shuttles suspend activities until further notice.
    • Festival en el Valle del Maíz is postponed.
    • Scheduled Work and Closures.
    + = continuing activities.

    SMA Phased reopening starting June 1.
    We are creating the protocols for opening stores in SanMiguelDeLaGente. Let's not let our guard down, next week we will announce these measures that will start from June 1. Please StayAtHome.

    What's Happening

    TOSMA Organic Market May 23
    (I know nothing official but what I've heard is that this continues in a limited capacity consistent with the current protocols; no food for dine-in.)
    The TOSMA market is located outside at Mercado Sano. Every Saturday 9 am - 4 pm.
    TOSMA Organic Market.

    + Ongoing Virtual Activities
    A listing of some ideas for virtual activities. We'll be adding more, let us know your suggestions!
    Virtual Activities.

    + These are the times of masses transmitted in temples of San Miguel de Allende
    Given the health provisions of the Covid-19, a situation that is taking place worldwide, of the conference of the Mexican Episcopate and especially of the Bishop Benjamin Castillo Plascencia (of the Diocese of Celaya Guanajuato) to which San Miguel de Allende, as well as ...
    These are the times of masses transmitted in temples of San Miguel de Allende (sp).

    + Spiritual Resources Online
    Public worship is suspended at St. Paul's and the parish campus closed during the COVID-19 outbreak.

    St. Paul's Facebook Live-Streams may be found at the Parish Facebook site ... Sermons and (commencing Lent Five) full Liturgies are also found on the Parish YouTube page ... more ...
    Spiritual Resources Online

    + Public squares closed and banks closed
    Update Apr 30: Bancomer has also re-opened.
    Update Apr 26: SMA: Today the Elektra store building and Banco Azteca are open again, but with a different way of working. (sp).

    For this reason, this Sunday Villarreal García emphasized his message to the public: "In San Miguel we are doing very well, we have done very well, but now it is time to do much better, if we want to prevent the Covid-19 pandemic from spreading in our municipality , and if we want to get out of this health crisis soon (…) Stay home, we will get ahead ”.
    Public squares closed and banks closed (sp).

    + March 15 SMA: All public events: cultural, social and sports organized by all the government areas of the municipality, in open and closed spaces, are canceled.
    + March 20 SMA: Bars, cinemas closed; all public events canceled.
    + March 30 General Health Council declares national health emergency to epidemic due to coronavirus COVID-19.
    + May 1 SMA Proclamation: New Rules. Fines and jail time for violations starting May 1.
    + General Health Council declares national health emergency
    + May 14 Health Ministry Reopening Agreement
    See: SMA and Mexico: Key Coronavirus Declarations History and Timeline.

    + Update: School suspension (extended through this entire school year)
    Given the concern of mothers and fathers about the return of students to their schools in June, we report:

    The school year will conclude with distance classes; There will be no return to classrooms.
    SEG confirms suspension of classes starting March 17
    “With the COVID 19 pandemic we are experiencing crucial moments when we cannot let our guard down. For our Governor Diego Sinhue Rodríguez Vallejo, the health of all of you is the most important. He has instructed me to communicate the decision to conclude this school year with distance classes, so there will be no return to classes."
    They will conclude the school year in a virtual way (sp).

    + Catholic masses are suspended due to Covid-19
    CDMX.- The Mexican Episcopate Conference (CEM), ordered bishops and priests from all over the country to immediately suspend Eucharistic celebrations as well as meetings for large groups such as retreats, catechesis, assemblies and others, in order to comply the guidelines established to prevent the spread of COVID19. Through the ...
    Catholic masses are suspended before Covid-19; orders the Mexican Episcopate (sp).
    See also: Coronavirus Update Mar 17, 2020.

    + Trams and Shuttles suspend activities until further notice. This as a preventive measure against the pandemic of the #COVID19.

    Festival en el Valle del Maíz is postponed
    Organizers of the Corn Valley Festival announced through social networks that this year, due to the contingency by the # coronavirus , the Festival in honor of the Holy Cross is postponed.
    Festival en el Valle del Maíz is postponed.

    Scheduled Work and Closures
    If you know of updates, corrections or additions to this list please let us know. We often keep road work notices up a few days beyond their planned completion date because there are not always announcements of schedule delays or completions.

    The Infrastructure and Public Works Department has put together a PDF file for six alternate routes with maps for the overpass work in Glorieta El Pípila.
    >>> SMAFAQ: Glorieta El Pípila alternate routes <<<

    Traffic diverted at El Pípila Underpass starting May 13.

    By construction of LaObra El Pípila Underpass, is restricted to private vehicles from May 13. They will have to use alternative routes http://bit.ly/alternasSMA

    More details http://bit.ly/35UVbiZ

    Please StayAtHome
    Starting this Wednesday, only local traffic, heavy vehicles, urban and foreign transportation will be able to cross the La Obra area (El Pípila Underpass); private vehicles will use alternate routes; Likewise, the Josefina Orozco street will activate “round trip” to speed up road mobility.

    This was reported by the Traffic and Mobility Police Station attached to the Ministry of Public Security, the measure is "indispensable" since the area of ​​La Obra continues to use it and saturates traffic, causing delays in times of transit and mobility of people and vehicles .

    For this reason, there will be a greater presence of Transit elements to divert the passage of vehicles on alternate routes; Those who "get off" the Manuel Zavala Bypass, towards the Center, Celaya or Dolores Hidalgo, will enter through "El Caracol" towards Calle 5 de Mayo, they will continue through the exit to Celaya and along Calle Josefina Orozco.

    Josefina Orozco Street will operate “round trip” in the Libramiento Manuel Zavala, so it is essential to drive at the permitted speed, respect pedestrian crossings, obey the road signs and follow the instructions of the traffic elements.

    Those who go from Dolores Hidalgo to the Libramiento or to Celaya, will have to use the alternate lateral road that is indicated to avoid crossing through the La Obra area.
    Traffic diverted at El Pípila Underpass starting May 13 (sp).


    Roadwork Changes at El Pípila Underpass Starting May 12

    For works derived from TheWork at El Pípila Underpass, tomorrow May 12 at 8 hrs. and until further notice we will extend the return to Celaya near the Nissan agency.

    Please follow the signs and use alternate routes. StayAtHome.


    Change to bus routes 7, 8, and 9
    The base of urban transport on Mesones street and where routes 7, 8 and 9 depart changes its location to Calle Juárez (next to the Temple of San Francisco).

    Plan your transfer times. Please StayAtHome.


    Road Closure Salida Real a Querétaro May 4-June 1
    From May 4 to June 1, 2020 we will rehabilitate the Salida a Real a Querétaro.

    Public transport will transit through Libramiento Manuel Zavala and through Santo Domingo.

    Plan your transit times and consider alternative routes.
    Starting this Monday, May 4 and until June 1, the Infrastructure and Public Works department will begin patching works at Salida a Real a Querétaro, on the stretch from Piedras Chinas to Santo Domingo. There will be a vehicle closure. Urban transport will go down Libramiento Manuel Zavala Zavala and go up Santo Domingo street.
    Road Closure Salida Real a Querétaro May 4-June 1.


    Call to build overpass El Pípila in San Miguel de Allende, Gto
    LaObra the Depressed Pass El Pípila, which will come to change our life in SanMiguelDeLaGente, will contribute to fuel savings and travel time. Anticipate your transit times and consider alternate routes.

    The overpass of the Salida a Celaya (Pipila) will be the most important work in our history. Today we formally begin the process. 18 Dec 2019 started. 11 Nov 2020 finished work. Elevated price contest. Thank you @diegosinhue For your commitment and support.
    The project will consist of the construction of a vehicular underpass with a length of 524.82 m, with 2 lanes per direction in two bodies and a road width of 13.60 m.includes urbanization, lateral roads and services.
    Estimated start of work: December 18, 2019.
    Estimated work termination: November 11, 2020.
    Call to build overpass El Pípila in San Miguel de Allende, Gto (sp).

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