The City Council has put out to tender the “most ambitious in its history” Asphalt Plan with an expected investment of three million euros, according to the works councilor, Diego López, who has highlighted that the works, whose main objective is increase road safety in the municipality, they are scheduled to be carried out in the last quarter of 2022 and the first of 2023. The bids from the bidders may be submitted until September 26.
“With this program we will be able to respond to the deterioration of the pavement due to use, which is aggravated by the large influx of visitors during the summer”, explained the mayor, who has pointed out the “need to carry out periodic actions in this regard to increase the grip, comfort and safety and reduce noise on the roads of the municipality”. As for the work that will be carried out within the framework of the plan, “in most cases, the wearing course, normally exhausted and aged, will be removed by milling, to subsequently extend a new one”, López has detailed. , who has abounded that “in the case of requiring a greater action, the firm will be cleaned up with the contribution of a new base of artificial gravel, before proceeding with the final asphalt”.
The mayor of Works has recalled that the City Council has been carrying out since the beginning of the legislature “important work in this regard to improve the pavement of the most affected areas” and has specified that since 2019 more than one million euros have been allocated to the asphalting of a total of 127,000 square meters of surface in the different plans executed. “The maintenance of the city is one of our main missions and the good condition of the roads is essential for the safety of both drivers and pedestrians”, he stated.