The County Council has approved an unprecedented investment to improve the province’s roads: 14m euros

President of the Provincial Assembly, Carlos Mazon, continues to step into the accelerator with the approval of the aid in Diputación de Alicante, which exceeded one hundred million in just two months. Some grants are unprecedented in the institution’s history, such as the grants announced this Wednesday: 14 million to improve the roads of the province. Accompanied by the deputy of the highways was Mazón himself. Alexander Morantannounced that the provincial road network is on its way to improve roads, access and safety. This program was created for the following purpose: increase mobility and safety in travel and structure the area and also the fight against depopulation, Mazón explained. Among the actions planned in this initiative, It will affect 80 municipalitiesThis includes strengthening the pavement, replacing the public lighting installation, improving roads or creating bike routes.

The road network managed by Diputación de Alicante covers more than a thousand kilometers and more than 130 roads. Proponents of these plansAvoid traffic from heavy vehicles that pose a greater danger to pedestrians in urban centersand facilitate fast and secure access to them with new projects, extensions, maintenance and improvements. they total investment actions of the five road areas 14 million euro in total This is the Plan to Improve Access to Municipalities with 3.8 million; Provincial Road Network Improvement Plan with 2.8 million; Road Safety Assistance Plan with 1.7 million; or 1.1 million Euros for Repair, Exchange and Weather Emergencies Plan. In addition, the Aid Plan for Municipal Roads, which is currently in the resolution process, reached 4.3 million.

Government team of Diputación de Alicante maintained contacts with opposition groups, PSOE and Reconciliation, negotiate and reach agreement Initiation of emergency plan for access to municipalities. Alejandro Morant met with PSOE spokespersons, Tony Frenchand commitments, Gerard Fullanaaccepting and accepting this aid package.

On the one hand, call for help to improve access to municipalities will affect nearly twenty actions In cities such as Torremanzanas, Finestrat, L’Alfàs del Pi, Dolores, Altea, Benidoleig, Albatera, Villena, Elche, where contributions are included both for the execution of works and for the preparation of projects and expropriation costs, Orihuela or Someone, among others.

On the other hand, Provincial Road Network Improvement Plan will invest this year 2,874.350 € for the execution of nine projects. Among the planned actions that will affect more than one person two weeks of municipalitiesimprovement and widening of routes, reinforcement of road pavement, drainage or creation of bicycle pedestrian routes on affected roads. All work approved by the Infrastructure and Roads Information Commission will be paid for by the Provincial Committee and in some caseshalf a million euros. Banyeres de Mariola, Benifallim, Xixona, El Campello, Llíber, Gata de Gorgos, Calpe, Moraira, Aspe, La Romana, Relleu or Onil are some of the municipalities where actions will have an impact. Highlights the agency’s investment effort on an annual basis to ensure roads meet the required safety parameters, while Alexander Morant said, “We are committed to promoting better connectivity and increasingly sustainable mobility.”

Another of the investments that the institution will make in terms of highways is the income of the institution. call for the purchase of lights and elements to improve safety on roads and rural roads. The first donation of these grants to municipalities with a population of less than 5,000, €1.7 millionwill be distributed according to a population criterion. This proposal kicked off in 2021 with a half-million-euro starting item focused on installing solar light in rural areas. This revenue also includes elements of vertical and horizontal signs, speed bumps, rail guards or traffic lights.

Finally, another call will be activated that also targets towns with a population of less than 5,000. EUR 1,100,000 to promote the repair and improvement of municipal roads that are not classified as motorways or urban areas. This simple repairs and potholes The opening of roads cut by meteorological events or meteorological events is considered as an innovation in this program. The aid program for municipal roads, which contributes up to 40,000 euros per city council to carry out work, including the costs of project preparation and construction management, has this annuity with an item. 4,325,000 Euros. This amount, which is currently in the resolution process, represents 2.3 million more than the previous call.

road inventory

Morant explained GEONET -A subsidiary of Diputación- realizes the geographic information system (GIS) of municipal roads.

The goal is to have a database, an inventory that allows municipalities to know all their geo-referenced routesstatus and investments necessary to be able to plan future investment programs for the next year.

Source: Informacion


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