This action for the removal of architectural barriers in a special benefit to people with physical disabilities and older
The Ministry of Public Works and Planning, through the Directorate General of Planning and Housing, has completed work on improving accessibility in the center of Fortuna to facilitate the mobility of pedestrians.
The Director General of Planning and Housing, Antonio Navarro, accompanied by the mayor of Fortuna, Matías Carrillo, said today during a visit to the works carried out that "the improvements will enhance the road safety for pedestrians and prevent falls by placing a special non-slip floor. "
The works have been carried out on the streets Ortega y Gasset, Ferdinand and Isabella and Emilio Piñero.
In particular, we have eliminated all of the above sidewalks and curbs have been placed a slip paving the road level, distinguished by color, and a road marking division, "allowing you to leverage the full width of the streets without obstacles and facilitate transit through the fords pedestrian, "remarked the director general.
Have been installed pavement areas with projections and differentiation touch access to parking.
Furthermore, in Ortega y Gasset street has enabled a disabled parking space.
This project, with an investment of 126,398 euros, is part of the Program for the Suppression of Architectural Barriers and Urban Planning of the autonomous government.
"Its purpose is to ensure maximum accessibility of public spaces in the municipalities of the region. For this reason, since the Ministry is providing assistance to the local governments to achieve greater comfort and increase the quality of life for residents of the nuclei urban, and benefit, most especially, people with physical disabilities and older people, "he said Navarro.