A new bus stop is inaugurated that will improve the accessibility of the urban center with the municipal cemetery
The Ministry of the Presidency and Development will allocate this year about 700,000 euros to improve various infrastructures in the municipality of Ojós, as adviser Pedro Rivera announced today in the town, where he had a meeting with the mayor, Pablo Melgarejo, and a group of businessmen of the Ricote Valley.
Pedro Rivera stressed that the main action will be the improvement of the RM-522 highway, between Ojós and the Salto de la Novia, whose investment is estimated at 500,000 euros.
The counselor explained that the project is being finalized, that "soon" it will be submitted to the City Council for approval and to begin the management of occupation of the land needed to accelerate the execution of the works.
The regional official stressed that "the intention of the regional government is to tender before the summer and start work throughout the year because it is a necessary action to increase road safety for users who travel by this route."
The action consists of the renovation of the road surface, the improvement of the layout and the construction of an area to facilitate pedestrian traffic through this route of the regional network.
Also, the Ministry will adapt the rest areas of the viewpoints of the Salto de la Novia, located at RM-522 (OjósVillanueva del Río Segura), of La Zorrera, located at RM-521 (OjósRicote) and Azud de Ojós, in the RM-520 (OjósBlanca).
This action is part of the annual planning of the General Directorate of Roads and the project is being finalized, with the inclusion of containment measures of rockfalls.
Likewise, the counselor has promised that his department will study the possibility of executing the improvement of the intersection of a rural road with the highway RM-530, at the height of kilometer 1.3 between Archena and Mula.
The action would consist of improving the visibility of the regional highway and the conditions of access to both the regional road and the rural road.
This work would involve an investment of 140,000 euros.
A new bus stop
The counselor of the Presidency and Development and the mayor inaugurated a new bus stop built in a semi-mammoth on the regional highway RM-521, which links the municipalities of Ojós and Ricote, which will improve the connection and accessibility of the urban center with the municipal cemetery of eyes.
The bus stop will improve the security of the waiting area of â€‹â€‹the travelers and the parking of the vehicles for the collection and descent of users on this road, a route widely used by the residents of the Valle de Ricote region and which registers a traffic of about 500,000 vehicles per year.
Buses on line 42 run through this stop, linking the municipalities of Ojós, Archena and Murcia, specifically with ten daily expeditions, five in each direction, except Sundays and holidays, which have four services.
To enable this area, the construction of a semiglorieta on the road that allows entry and exit of buses, in both directions of circulation has been carried out.
The roundabout has an outer radius of 14 meters and a sidewalk of 2 meters, which allows the entry and exit of buses and its stop for the collection and descent of users outside the trunk of the RM-521 highway.