The works of repair of the three sections of the Mijas coastal path damaged by the November storm. The first deputy mayor and mayor of Beaches and Works of the Mijas City Council, José Carlos Martín, has announced that they will begin next Monday, January 17. The areas of action are in the Doña Lola urbanization, in the Océano Beach and in Calahonda Beach.
“We have processed a urgent file since it deals with actions important, because everything that are the foundations and the pilings of the path, in these sections, the storm took it away, it even eliminated the protections, “explained the councilor, while he has detailed that” at the moment the sections are closed to pedestrian traffic as they are dismantling the damaged path to proceed with its repair. “
The works consist of disassemble the platform and damaged foundations since there are mismatches in some areas of the piles, and in addition, some of these are also broken.
Likewise, other areas have the cantilevered platform and it has remained suspended, so it will be dismantled together with the railing, and the foundations removed. so it can be practically run again.
In the case of stretch of Doña Lola, the urbanization has also been affected by what is going to be carried out the replacement of the glass railing of the same and the repair of the retaining wall. Finally, the company will place a breakwater protection to try to avoid and minimize new blows or future waves of the storm that could damage the infrastructure.
In this sense, this action has an investment of approximately 280,000 euros and with an execution period of three months, part of which will be executed by the Operative Services and the most technical part by the company Rialsa, which has been awarded in the works bidding period.
“We had to put out to tender a part of the work due to the size and technical difficulty what it means to carry out these pilots in the coastal area “, Martín added.
Likewise, it has affected that “by being part of one of the most important tourist attractions in the municipality, the maintenance and conservation by the technical team of Playas del Ayuntamiento de Mijas is constant and daily, especially in winter, so that it is always ready in the high season of influx “.
He has also apologized for the inconvenience they may cause since “it must be taken into account that these sections will be closed to pedestrian traffic during all this time but it is expected that the work will be finished in the time of Holy Week, so that Mijas continues to be a tourist attraction “.