By Cathy Elelman • 09 July 2020 • 18:16
EXPECTATION: The Junta de Andalucia president said the Almanzora highway project should be completed by the end of 2023
CREDIT: Juanma Moreno Facebook @juanmamorenobonilla
THE Almanzora highway will be fully up and running by the end of 2023 if everything goes according to plan, Junta de Andalucia President Juanma Moreno announced during his visit to Almeria on Wednesday.
Speaking at the inauguration of the final part of the Vera to Garrucha road to be made into two lanes each way, Moreno revealed the project for the La Concepcion to the Mediterraneo motorway stretch of the Almanzora highway has now been put out to tender for €33 million.
The Junta president acknowledged that the completion of the project to make the entire length of the road running from Fines to the A-7 motorway is something residents and businesses in the area are eager to see as soon as possible.
He described the highway as “very important for the region and strategic in the infrastructure of this province.”
Moreno also took the opportunity to refer to what he said is the “Andalucia government’s unswerving backing of and commitment to Almeria province and the improvement of its infrastructure, this being a key aspect for the province to develop its business, logistical and international muscle.”
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Cathy Elelman is the local writer for the Costa de Almeria edition of the Euro Weekly News.
Based in Mojacar for the last 21 years, Cathy is very much part of the local community and is always well and truly up on all the latest news and events going on in this region of Spain.
Her top goals are to do the best job she can informing the local English-speaking community, visitors to the area and the wider world about about the news in Almeria, to learn something new every day, and to embrace very new challenge this fast-changing world brings her way.
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