This road record two million trips annually, of which 600,000 are freight traffic of the existing industries in the region
The Ministry of Public Works and Planning, through the Directorate General of Highways, will invest 604,595 euros to improve communications in the Lower Guadalentín, in particular in the section of the RM-C7 road connecting the town of Totana with the shrine of the Virgen de las Huertas.
As explained by the general director of Roads, Jose Guijarro, "the main objective of the project is to increase the security of the layout to improve visibility and drainage, and access to homes and farms located along the 4.5 km its course. "
This project will benefit drivers in more than two million trips that occur each year on this road, of which about 600,000 are freight traffic of the existing industries in the region.
Jose Guijarro added: "This refurbishment project will facilitate access to the place visited by the inhabitants of the nearby hamlets and also help boost tourism in the area."
During the execution of the works will take place on asphalt road, which increases its durability and increase the comfort and safety conditions for drivers.
In addition, to protect the firm against rainwater and avoid the risk of flooding of the roadway, proceed to the execution of a retaining wall at different heights of the land, and the paving of an irrigation canal next to the road, to increase the width of the pedestrian zone.
Also carry out works of cleaning of ditches and brush to increase visibility as well as the placement of barriers.
The Director General of Highways said that "this action is included in the Road Safety Plan for Road Network of the Autonomous Region for the continued improvement of more than 3,000 kilometers of roads owned by the regional government."
Source: CARM. Fotos: CARM y Totana.com