President Andrés Manuel López Obrador will visit the Yucatán Peninsula this weekend to kick off the construction of three new sections of the Tren Maya.
The president will first arrive in Cancún where he will officially announce the beginning of work on Section Five of the project.
From there, he will travel to Yucatán state to start the construction of Section Four in San Román and Section Three in Kopomá.
The president will also travel to Campeche and his home state of Tabasco to supervise construction progress on Section Two.
The official schedule also calls for a stop in Chiapas, where the president will visit the archaeological site of Palenque.
The official visit comes two weeks after a judge in Yucatán issued a ruling which halted new construction of the Tren Maya project in Mérida, Chocholá and Izamal.
The decision came after a legal challenge was brought to the courts by indigenous groups that argued the project would cause unacceptable levels of environmental damage.