Almería – Málaga A7 motorway will finally open next year

It’s been over 20 years in the making, but the Almería to Málaga A7 coastal motorway will finally be finished next year. It hasn’t been an easy motorway to build, the sharp cliffs and unstable terrain has made the motorway a slow and costly affair to build. The Castillo de Baños (Polopos) – Albuñol bit will open at the end of this month in a lavish ceremony: the 15 kilometre stretch has cost a whopping Continue reading Almería – Málaga A7 motorway will finally open next year

Junta asks EU to 280M to finish off Almería’s motorways

The Junta has said it will finish off all of the abandoned motorways in the province, if the EU stumps up 280 million euros to pay for it all. Well, that’s the essence of yesterday’s statement. The plan submitted to the EU is asking for Andalucia’s share of Presidents Juncker’s massive cash spend under the known “Plan Juncker”. The EU Prezzie, you will remember, has abandoned austerity and announced he’s spending hundreds of billions of Continue reading Junta asks EU to 280M to finish off Almería’s motorways

No cash to finish Garrucha – Vera dual carriageway

Yep, it’s official, according to La Voz, there is no cash to finish off the Garrucha – Vera dual carriageway, the A-1200, and anyway, the plans are obsolete. The main problem, it seems, is that when the road was first planned -oooooh, a decade ago?- nobody factored in either the AVE, the AVE station or the huge development at Puerto Rey. Until somebody actually bought up the topic early last year, at which point everyone Continue reading No cash to finish Garrucha – Vera dual carriageway