Public Works closes ‘dangerous’ A-7 pedestrian bridge

The overpass will remain closed until repairs are carried out

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Mijas councillor José Carlos Martín at the entrance to the bridge before Public Works announced the closure

 

Following an alert by authorities in Mijas and Fuengirola over the “dangerously” deteriorated condition of a pedestrian bridge over the A-7 motorway (CDSN last week), the Public Works Ministry last Thursday announced the “immediate” closure of the overpass until repairs are carried out.

The ministry issued a statement saying that the bridge, located near the BP petrol station and the Beatriz Palace hotel, is included in a refurbishment programme for 10 pedestrian overpasses on the A-7 in Málaga province and is “the only one still pending work”.

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