RENOVATION ON COURSE TO BE COMPLETED BY EASTER
21st January 2013
Monday morning, mayor Jose Chulvi was accompanied by Victoriano Sánchez-Barcáiztegui,
the Regional Secretary for
Infrastructure and Transport, to view the progress of the renovation of the beach
promenade along the Playa del Arenal. Along with other
councillors Oscar Anton, Paco Torres and José Luis Genovés as
well as represenatives from UTE Rover Alcisa-Construred Obras y
contractor carrying out the work, the group checked over the progress of the work and the
repaving of the ground surface.
The contractor has confirmed that
the works are proceeding as scheduled and explained some details in
respect of the finished project, such as incorporating a zone with a
pergola offering a shaded rest area and serving as a separation between
the southern part of the walkway and the car park. The lighting system
will be renovated with new streetlamps using LED technology. The
southern end of the promenade will be finished off with a tosca stone
wall and the old wall which served to divide the walkway from the beach
will be replaced by a stone bench for seating and access to the beach.
The ceramic tiles on the walkway surface are roughened to prevent
slipping, and are easy to clean, and have been extensively tested to
verify that they will support the weight of service vehicles.
mayor expressed his satisfaction at the progress of the works, and
unless there is any unexpected problem, the project will be ready for
Easter. Chulvi described the improved walkway as "truly necessary and
important for the touristic image of Jávea" and reminded everyone
that such improvements had
been called for by the Arenal business community for nearly 25 years.
The mayor also wanted to highlight the good coordination and
collaboration between the Department of Infrastructure, the Town Hall
and the construction company to minimise the inconvenience to traders and the
public and Chulvi also pointed out that he has
stayed in constant contact with employers to ensure access to their
Meanwhile, Sanchez-Barcáiztegui, agreed that this work
"will improve the look and quality that you deserve of the Arenal promenade, one
of the most important areas of Jávea and one of the most
important in the Community". The Regional Secretary fhas also noted that the work will be ready for Semana
and Easter before speaking about the other public works carried out as part
of the Plan Confianza initiative, such as the construction of the new
library in the port and the asphalting of more than 30 kilometres of
streets across the municipality.