The Municipality of Faro signed at the beginning of the month the contract of execution of the contract of requalification of the access road to the beach of Faro, which will include the construction of an ecovia, in an investment of 690 thousand euros.
The main objective of the work is the implementation of a cycle track on the municipal road 527, which gives access to Faro beach, at the airport / beach section, in the parish of Montenegro.
With this intervention, the intention is to continue the existing cycle path that ends at the gas station, but also to make a roundabout at the intersection of the municipal road with the Arabia / Quinta do Eucalipto road, and to reconfigure the entrance to the roundabout. Airport, which now has two lanes for better flow of traffic.
In addition to restoring the best road conditions and roadside, the work “responds to the increasing use of bicycles and other soft modes, recorded in recent years, as a means of transport for many residents and visitors”, improving mobility sustainable, promoting sports and reducing pollutant emissions, without forgetting the safeguard of cyclists and pedestrians, stresses the farense executive.
The intervention was awarded to the Company Manuel António & Jorge Almeida – Construções, for the amount of 690,166.10 euros. The contract is now for the Court of Auditors visa.