Road Stories

The 1920's as Mexico's road modernization decade

Railroad technological progress and development in Mexico, under President Porfirio Díaz, was astonishing at the start of the 20th century; this was in sharp contrast to the deplorable state of the road network. Diaz's policies, exacerbated by the civil war in Mexico(the Revolution war which ran from 1911 to 1921), led to a very poor quality of roads across Mexico.