Esteponero City Council has put out to tender the comprehensive remodeling works of Avenida España to expand the Estepona, Jardín de la Costa del Sol project, an action that will have an investment of more than 1.5 million and an execution period of 4 months.
The Consistory will carry out the works in the section between Juan Carlos I avenue and Terraza street. The objective of this action is to renew the paving and urban furniture to promote the pedestrian use of this important enclave of the city.
Behind the comprehensive remodeling of the promenade which concluded a few months ago, the City Council will continue renovating Spain avenue in its northern section, thus giving homogeneity to this space throughout its section.
The works, which will be co-financed by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF), will allow the recovery of new public spaces for citizens, putting the area in value and, consequently, offering better services to both residents and visitors.
The proposed pedestrianization will make the avenue become a place of transition between the city and the beach, more pleasant, quiet and safe for citizens. In this sense, Estepona will be located the vanguard of urban planning to recover such a privileged space by the sea for pedestrians, thus contributing to the sustainable city model promoted by the Estepona, Garden of the Costa del Sol initiative.
The play, which will have a lead time of four months and it will have a plan to guarantee the mobility of road traffic, it will contribute to revitalizing the urban area of Estepona, which in the last ten years has established itself as one of the main tourist centers with the remodeling of more than 130 streets and the pedestrianization of more than 17 kilometers.
The Comprehensive remodeling will have an investment of more than 1.5 million euros and will be co-financed through the Sustainable and Integrated Urban Development Strategy (EDUSI) Estepona, Garden of the Costa del Sol.
The winner of the works must contribute 0.7 percent of the price of the contract to the Estepona City Council so that it use for social purposes in the city. The government team launched this pioneering initiative in public tenders that are tendered in order to offer better care to the most vulnerable people.
The project also includes the complete renovation of the sanitation network of this avenue, replacing both the two existing sewage collectors and the rainwater collector. This action, which is included within the ‘Estepona supply master plan’, will provide a new design and discharge solution for the new projected separative networks.
On the other hand, the space to be recovered for pedestrian use will be embellished with new green areas and landscaped. In this sense, the planting more than fifty trees to achieve a greater landscape value of all this environment. In addition, several fountains, urban furniture and ornamental elements will be installed.