Groundbreaking act in the works of the junction to Santiago de Compostela and the Cidade da Cultura from the AP-9 highway, in A Coruña, awarded to Copisa

Today, the Minister of Development, Íñigo de la Serna, together with the President of the Xunta de Galicia, Alberto Núñez Feijóo, presided over the groundbreaking act of the works of the new junction of the Atlántico highway, AP-9. Junction with the Cidade da Cultura complex and the city of Santiago de Compostela, in the province of A Coruña.

The new junction will be located at kilometer 70 of the AP-9 highway.

The works consist of the construction of four access/exit branches with their corresponding acceleration/deceleration lanes and three roundabouts, one on the east side and two on the west side of the highway. These works will allow moving from the Cidade da Cultura to the AP-9, as well as connecting with the local road of the residential areas of Fontiñas and Sar, resulting in a new entrance to the city center of Santiago de Compostela .
Environmental integration works include protective and corrective measures in relation to soils, water and the hydrological system, air, fauna and flora and waste management, as well as environmental control and monitoring and landscape integration work through the revegetation of the work surfaces.

The total investment of the work amounts to 3.36 million euros.

Ministry of Development