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    Upcoming:
    • What's Happening.
    • TOSMA Organic Market Nov 21.
    • Holiday Bazar for Ojala Ninos Nov 21.
    • Sweet Tarts Zoom Reading and Demonstration Dec 6.
    • List of Health First Certified Establishments.
    • + Walking Tour with Patronato Pro Niños.
    • + Ongoing Virtual Activities.
    • Scheduled Work and Closures.
    + = continuing activities.

    What's Happening

    TOSMA Organic Market Nov 21.
    The TOSMA market is located outside at Mercado Sano. Every Saturday 9 am - 4 pm.
    TOSMA Organic Market.

    Holiday Bazar for Ojala Ninos Nov 21.
    Come, celebrate the wonderful talents of Ojala Niños at their Holiday Bazaar, offering treasures and gifts in stained glass and a variety of hand-made items.

    10am - 4pm.
    Holiday Bazar for Ojala Ninos Nov 21.

    Sweet Tarts Zoom Reading and Demonstration Dec 6.
    For this virtual event Bonnie Lee Black will be reading short essays from her new “baby” book, Sweet Tarts for my Sweethearts (Nighthawk Press, Taos, NM).

    Time permitting, she’ll also give a brief demo on tart baking, explaining some of the special equipment and techniques involved and take questions from attendees at the end.

    5 pm San Miguel Time.
    Sweet Tarts Virtual Reading and Demonstration Dec 6.

    List of Health First Certified Establishments.
    Portal | Direct link to list of Certified Establishments | Certified Hotels | Gyms, spas, clubs, sports centers.

    + Walking Tour with Patronato Pro Niños.
    Patronato Pro Niños has resumed their top rated Historical Walks. Tours are offered on a Private basis, and you must book ahead. Your volunteer Guide will be Dali Amaro: he is a state Certified Guide, with over 10 years of guiding experience and is a native son of San Miguel. He will provide you with a wonderful Tour, in English, at your convenience and with all safety protocols and precautions in place.
    Walking Tour with Patronato Pro Niños.

    + Ongoing Virtual Activities
    A listing of some ideas for virtual activities. We'll be adding more, let us know your suggestions!
    Virtual Activities.
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    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 <<<
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    SAPASMA works on the replacement of the potable water and sanitary drainage line, on the street: H. Colegio Militar, section: Francisco González Bocanegra, Guadalupe neighborhood

    Please drive safely around the area.
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    Underpass will be closed from 8:00 pm to 6:00 am.
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    San Miguel de Allende, Gto., November 17, 2020.- In order to optimize the remaining works in the depressed pass “El Pípila”, there will be a vehicle closure during the night as of this Tuesday.

    Circulation will be restricted from 8:00 at night to 6:00 in the morning and until further notice to work at night on the last details of La Obra in the vehicular underpass.

    Light traffic should use the following alternate routes:

    Querétaro - Downtown : José Manuel Zavala Bypass, Bajada del Caracol, May 5, Exit to Celaya, Ancha de San Antonio, Downtown.
    Querétaro - Celaya : Bypass José Manuel Zavala, diversion to an alternate route through Nuevo Pantoja, Trueno streets, Vicente Araiza, Paseo Real Avenue, Celaya road.
    Querétaro - Dolores Hidalgo : Bypass José Manuel Zavala, Bajada del Caracol, May 5, Exit to Celaya, Josefina Orozco, Bypass José Manuel Zavala, Highway to Dolores.
    Celaya - Dolores Hidalgo / Centro : counter-flow by alternate route behind Telcel to access the José Manuel Zavala bypass towards Dolores or through Josefina Orozco towards the Center.
    Dolores - Querétaro: Bypass José Manuel Zavala, alternate route behind Telcel, Highway to Celaya, return to Avenida Paseo Real, Vicente Araiza, Trueno, alternate route through Nuevo Pantoja and Libramiento José Manuel Zavala.

    In the case of heavy traffic, circulation will be disabled on the routes: Querétaro - Dolores , Dolores - Querétaro , Celaya - Querétaro and Querétaro - Celaya, while these night works are carried out.

    The call to the public is to respect traffic signs and indications, speed limits and consider their travel times.SMA Government (sp) | English.
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    El Pípila Underpass Partial Opening Nov 7.
    Here we are in meeting with @SicomGto closing with a beating drum LaObra what is Unstoppable as SanMiguelDeLaGente like your heart. Tomorrow we will open the lower lanes, while we work on the sides. Less than 1 more month of discomfort, but the benefit will be permanent.
    The underpass "El Pípila" in San Miguel de Allende will have partial opening.
    As of this Saturday, November 7, the Underpass "El Pípila" will have a partial opening as part of the works of the work.

    In order to intervene the side lanes and the low-speed lanes of the underpass, they will relieve traffic by enabling circulation on the high-speed lanes; It will be essential to respect the marked limits and drive with caution.
    El Sol de Bajio (sp) | English.
    I share video of the partial and temporary opening of LAOBRA . We have opened the lower road, while we work the sides and the center of the upper part of the Pass. In less than 1 month we will deliver 100% this great infrastructure, executed in 11 months of work Imparable.
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    Avenida Independence Roadwork and Closure.
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    San Miguel de Allende, Gto., October 6, 2020.- Today began the actions for the renovation of Independencia Avenue. The municipal president Luis Alberto Villarreal García and the state governor, Diego Sinhue Rodríguez Vallejo inaugurated the work for the rehabilitation of 1,350 linear meters of a Comprehensive Program in ...
    SMA Government (sp) | English.
    Based on reader reports, Avenida Independencia is currently completely closed to traffic from about Avenida Guadalupe up the hill to about the elementary school or Calle Ignacio Cruces. The specifics as to which sections are open or closed may change as the project progresses but it appears that portions of Avenida Independencia will be closed "for months."
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    Avenida Independencia November 15. Photo credit: Dick Snyder.
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    Calle Garita section closed through December.
    From tomorrow, October 29 to the end of December, the circulation of calle Garita from Salida Real to Querétaro to De la Barranca is closed, due to pavement construction.

    Use alternate routes and plan travel times.
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    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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