The U.S. Embassy cautions U.S. citizens about construction happening next to the Embassy in Mexico City, located on 305 Reforma Ave., Colonia Cuauhtemoc. On August 18, 19, 25 and 26, and September 1, 2, and 3, a large crane will be used to place heavy machinery on the roof of the building under construction. Rio Papaloapan Street will be closed between Rio Sena and the Embassy. The U.S. Embassy has advised its employees, contractors, and visitors to avoid that area during the timeframe mentioned above. Please note that the days coincide with days in which the Embassy is closed.
All U.S. citizens living in or traveling to the area are encouraged to follow directions from local officials, and take other appropriate actions as needed.
U.S. citizens are encouraged to also visit the following U.S. government websites for more information related to travel in Mexico:
- Mexico Country Specific Information: http://www.travel.state.gov/travel/cis_pa_tw/cis/cis_970.html
- Mexican government’s civil protection (“Protección Civil”) website http://www.proteccioncivil.gob.mx
For further information:
- See the State Department’s travel website for the Worldwide Caution, Travel Warnings, Travel Alerts, and Country Specific Information for Mexico.
- Enroll in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) to receive security messages and make it easier to locate you in an emergency.
- Contact the U.S. Embassy in Mexico City, located at Paseo de la Reforma 305, Colonia Cuauhtémoc, Mexico D.F. 06500, and is open Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
- You may also call 011-52-55-5080-2000 during normal business hours and after-hours.
- Contact information for the U.S. Consulates General in Mexico can be found on the U.S. Embassy Mexico City website.
- Call 1-888-407-4747 toll-free in the United States and Canada or 1-202-501-4444 from other countries from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Eastern Standard Time, Monday through Friday (except U.S. federal holidays).