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Council promises 100,000 euros to crack down on flooding on rural roads in Mijas

The aftermath of flooding near Mijas in 2016
The aftermath of flooding near Mijas in 2016 / SUR
  • Road improvements promised by council to be carried out over next two and a half months

Having brought an end to the recurring flooding in Las Lagunas, Mijas town hall has now turned its focus to the municipality's rural roads. The council has promised 100,000 euros as part of its Annual Plan for the Improvement of Rural Roads.

The mayor, Josele González (PSOE), said: "Our municipality has around 100 kilometres of rural roads which lots of 'mijeño' use every day just to get around. This is why it's important not only to think of their comfort but also prepare for the possible effects caused by rain."

These works, which will be carried out using a road grader, a 20-tonne roller and a 10,000-litre tank truck, will take place at various points around Mijas over the next two and a half months.