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Papantla Penitentiary Complex

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Early Works
Awaiting construction decision
Start: 07/2018
Completion: 10/2018
In Construction
Current Stage Under Construction
Start: 10/2018
Completion: 05/2020
In operation
Project Details


The project consists of adapting, building and equipping approximately 28.1 hectares of facilities to cover the needs of 2,160 inmates of low, medium and high risk. The project involves adapting existing and new buildings, urban infrastructure, sanitary and electrical installations, building high security facilities, a barracks for 450 elements of federal support forces, equipping security and communication systems, furnishing and supervision of all activities. The project would help to achieve the depressurization the penitentiaries complex in the Mexican Republic.

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Key Specs

Full Name
Papantla Penitentiary Complex
Project Type
Detention center
Development Phase
Under Construction
Project Status
Project Capacity
 Detention center
US$ 185mn
Completion Date

The penitentiary complex will be located in the city of Papantla in the state of Veracruz.

*The map coordinates represent the approximate latitude and longitude, and not the exact location of the project.

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Director of Public Works, Material Resources and General Services.
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