By Cathy Elelman • 20 August 2020 • 12:47
STRATEGIC: The roads selected for upgrades provide access to farms and communication between residential zones
CREDIT: Ayuntamiento de Roquetas de Mar Facebook @AytoRoquetas
EIGHT well-used rural roads in Roquetas de Mar are earmarked for improvements under a plan with more than €500,000 of Almeria provincial council funding.
Unveiling the details, Roquetas councillor Rocio Sanchez explained the roads in questions are in various different districts of the municipality, including El Solanillo and Aguadulce, and have been selected for upgrades on the basis of their importance for both the agricultural sector and for residents.
“As you can see, these are strategic roads, most of which not only give access to farms, but which are used as a connection between residential areas”, Sanchez commented.
She also underlined the “importance of collaboration between institutions” on projects of this kind.
“Thanks to the Diputacion de Almeria’s Road Plan Roquetas de Mar is going to receive an important investment which will mean better accessibility, communication and safety on rural lanes”, she affirmed.
The improvements will include cleaning out and creating ditches and rainfall drainage and resurfacing.
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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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