Two new access roads from A-7 junction into Torremolinos proposed

The plan shows new access roads from the current exit
The plan shows new access roads from the current exit / SUR
  • The work is needed due to the expected 28,000 extra cars a day from the huge new Intu project and other developments

Planners in Torremolinos have presented their ideas to the national Infrastructure ministry for new access roads into Torremolinos from the resort's A-7/AP-7 motorway junction.

The move is the last step needed in gaining approval for the town's new master urban plan that in turn will clear the way for a major new development by the motorway, including the huge Intu leisure and shopping park.

An estimated 28,000 cars a day are due to enter Torremolinos this way in coming years once plans are approved.

In its proposal, the town hall says it wants to turn the current slow-moving single lane road into the centre off the motorway into a three-lane avenue and add another distributor road running parallel to it on the other side of the Palacio de Congresos convention centre.

A further parallel route from the A-7 will enter to the west near the Molino de Inca gardens. If approved, the new routes will be paid for by the developers.