Viaducto Miguel Alemán

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Viaducto Miguel Alemán is a crosscutting freeway, opened in September 1950, that runs east-west across the middle of Mexico City. In the center of the road is a river encased in cement to control flooding. Metro Viaducto is named after this road.

Viaducto Miguel Aleman taken from the Eje Central bridge at about 5 pm on a Monday afternoon. In the center is the water tunnel.

The Viaducto was originally planned by architect Carlos Contreras as early as 1925, together with other major roads such as the Anillo Periférico.[1]

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  1. ^ Jorge Legorreta. "Viaducto y Periférico, creaciones urbanísticas de Carlos Contreras". La Jornada, 16 October 2002.