City government will build an obelisk to the marina and town

By: Victor Salazar

ROCKY POINT, SONORA.

Due to a request from the Secretary of the Navy (Semar) and a longstanding concern of the council, the municipal Public Works (OP in spanish) Department will conduct an unprecedented work in this city, by building an obelisk, which will have several uses between government official event and along with events of Semar, said Fernando Curiel Navarro.

The Director of Public Works (OP) of this city, revealed exclusively that the obelisk that plans to build, will serve as a venue for civic events and solemn both the Navy and the City, so that the obelisk will be built on the esplanade boardwalk (Rocky Point´s malecon).

“As we all know and everybody has seen, the Navy has always supported us with marching bands and their elements in different events, and what better than these events, with an obelisk look more worthy of admiration and in a place like the waterfront, we want with the obelisk, even more prominence to this iconic area of ​​the city, “he said.

Curiel Navarro explained that the malecon´s esplanade is the place where the obelisk will be biult, as it is an area of ​​more wide and open to visitors and locals, popular and comprehensive civic events will take place in town and for this nature, the town also will bear the investment costs of the obelisk, and Marina provide monumental flag and plaque commemorating the sailors who will be commemorated every year.

“The work is not yet started, the work is to be defined, what we do know is that the work will be a concrete building covered with granite, is a fast work, commitment to have it ready by June but we can have it before, May this be ready, “he said.

The head chief of OP said that the height of the obelisk will be between 10 and 13 feet tall, which will further enhance the levee, the city and will be a work worthy of inheriting for future administrations and society itself peñaquense.

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