The First Deputy Mayor and Councilor for Infrastructures and Works of the Mijas Town Hall, José Carlos Martín, reported this Wednesday that they have already works against flooding in the area of ​​Nueva Laguna have been completed, after the comprehensive remodeling of four streets that has involved an investment of 1.1 million euros.

“This complete renovation is linked to several advantages for the quality of life of the residents, but especially the separative networks of pluvial and fecal that we have installed allow a better evacuation of rainwater so we avoid flooding”, the councilor pointed out, who added that “to this same end the urbanization tasks of ‘Parque Las Lagunas’ and the unfolding of the Camino will be added of Coin”.

Thus, the global project has been executed in two different phases. On the one hand, the Rio Tinto and Guadalete streets and in a second round those related to Honeysuckle and Buganvilla. “The works are always a nuisance, but they are necessary to improve services to citizens. We have divided the execution to minimize the impact and although the first ones came into service at the beginning of the year, now the rest are doing so, leaving the area completely renovated”, assured Martín.

The project has consisted of comprehensive remodeling of the four streets, For this reason, separative networks for stormwater and sewage systems, which have not existed up to now, have been installed, as well as water supply networks, electricity, telephone, telecommunications and public lighting. “These jobs are not visible to the eye, but they are noticeable on a day-to-day basis due to the substantial improvement in services,” the first deputy mayor qualifies.

In addition to the subsoil of these four roads, the works have allowed the eradication of architectural barriers leaving the area more accessible and adapted for people with reduced mobility. Another aspect to take into account has been the aesthetics of the surface since a new parchment pavement has been installed in accordance with that of the rest of the municipal area.

“From the Infrastructure department we will continue working on the eradication of flood prone points in our city of Mijas through comprehensive remodeling or installation of frames or collectors, among others. The important thing is that we continue to make progress on a problem that has affected us so much over the years, such as flooding and that in the last eight years we have managed to alleviate thanks to this type of work for which we are going to continue betting”, has completed Martin.

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