The works to replace urban services which have begun this week in Calle Cánovas del Castillo, in Santiago de la Ribera, will be completed by the end of the year, according to the forecasts of the company awarded the contract. This was announced today by the Councillor for Public Services, María Dolores Ruiz during a visit to the works which she carried out together with the Mayor of San Javier, José Miguel Luengo and the Mayor of Santiago de la Ribera, Mauricio Ruiz.
The works are included in the Works and Services Plan 2021 co-financed by the Autonomous Community and the San Javier Town Council and had a tender budget of 202,000 euros with a municipal contribution of 20 percent. The works, which are a continuation of those already carried out on a first section of the same street, consist of the renovation and extension of pavements, asphalting, connections and lighting with the main objective of improving accessibility.
The section affected by the works runs from the junction with Calle Luis Federico Guirao to Calle Montesinos. The project also includes the pedestrianisation of all the perpendicular roads leading down to the promenade, in the aforementioned section of the street that runs parallel to Paseo Colón. The mayor of San Javier, José Miguel Luengo pointed out the opportunity of these works “to renovate an area that was in a degraded state, which needs to be adapted to accessibility regulations and which includes the improvement of the accesses to the promenade”.
The Mayor of San Javier, José Miguel Luengo recalled that this work completes the Works and Services Plan of San Javier 2021 along with the work of rearrangement and paving of Maestre Street, which is already underway and involves the recessing of 7 meters of the wall of the AGA, eliminating a black spot of traffic and widening pavements and roadway, in addition to gaining parking. The Works and Services Plan 2021 involves a total investment of 591,000 euros, recalled the mayor, José Miguel Luengo who added that “at the moment works are being carried out in the municipality to the value of 8 million euros by the Autonomous Community, City Council and the European Union in improvements to storm drains, sewerage and urban services, with which the quality of life of the residents is improved and the municipality is prepared for the future”.