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Rincón plans a footbridge at end of promenade

Elena Aguilar, Francisco Salado and Elías Bendodo at the site.
Elena Aguilar, Francisco Salado and Elías Bendodo at the site. / E. C.
  • The design will be similar to that of the bridge over the Güi river between Torrox and Vélez-Málaga

Rincón de la Victoria has also announced progress this week in its stretch of the Senda Litoral coastal pathway project. Although the area already has its own seven-kilometre-long promenade, the town council plans to construct a footbridge over the Granadillas river, at the point where the promenade ends in Torre de Benagalbón.

The mayor, Francisco Salado (PP), accompanied by Elena Aguilar, a spokesperson for Cuidadanos, and president of the provincial government Elías Bendodo, visited the site to announce the project. Their aim is to build a 30-metre-long, three-metre-wide wooden footbridge which would serve both pedestrians and cyclists. The design will be similar to that of the bridge over the Güi river between Torrox and Vélez-Málaga.

Officials predict the cost of the project to be around 100,000 euros, pending authorisation from the Andalusian government.

The intention is to put the contract out to tender after summer, with a view to finish construction at the end of the year.