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The Mayor of Salou, Pere Granados, accused the Popular Party of Salou to hinder the works for political reasons

Round The Way of Salou, paralyzed

The conflict exacerbated the tension between the two partners in government, a few months of relief agreed at City Hall
Pere Granados and his government in the Camino de Ronda Salou

Salou. Costa Dorada. 20 February 2014.

Round The Way of Salou, an iconic work for the tourist capital of the Costa Dorada, accumulates a delay of more than three years and so far, no date for its resumption.
This was denounced Mayor of Salou, Pere Granados, accompanied by five of his councilors in the government team . According to Granados, the project is stalled because of intentionality Salou People's Party, which has ' impeded and aborted continuity Camino de Ronda for strictly political reasons'.

Round The Way of Salou, which should already be completed, was to build a promenade bordering salouense entire coast, was to allow, going on foot, the seamless connection between the neighboring towns of Cambrils and La Pineda Beach (Vilaseca). The section that comes from and goes to Cambrils Beach Llevant poses no difficulty, since it is already fully urbanized and runs through Ponent walks and stunning ride by Jaume I.

The work, therefore, was to be from the area known as Els Pilons (Columbus Street) and was skirting the Cap Salou area sharpest and most salouense natural beauty of the coastline. A tripartite agreement between the Ministry of Environment, the Provincial Directorate of Coasts and the city of Salou facilitated the construction of the first phase of the current round Salou road between Els Pilons the Punta Larga and Playa Dorada - Replanells a performance of almost two kilometers of which involved an investment 2'8 million. The works were inaugurated on December 17, 2010 and are , so far, the only one built stretch.

This first section is an emblematic work for a tourist town such as Salou, as far as infrastructure is a widely used and is, itself, a new attraction that complements the offer and the attractions Salou offers visitors.

After the first phase, works to connect with Els Pilons Beach La Pineda should have continued completing the second and third phase, which now should already be completed. However, since the inauguration of the first phase there was no continuity.
At the end of this information will find a pdf which can be seen in blue, the stretch of the Camino de Ronda Salou is already built, and red stages that are still pending to connect with La Pineda Beach (Vilaseca).

Salou City Council, under the leadership of Mayor Pere Granados, reviewed the initial draft of the second and third phases to significantly lower costs and passed a budget of 6 million euros to another 4 million. Finally, after many efforts, it was agreed to resume construction in 2014, with a budget of only 200.000 euros, a 10% contribution by the City of Salou and with the aim of uniting the Punta Dorada - Replanells with the Cala Crancs.

However, as has denounced the Mayor of Salou, Pere Granados, along with other councilors of his administration, finally the Ministry of Environment has confirmed that the City Council during 2014 salouense not a single euro will go to Round Road Salou.

What has brought the PP to Salou?

The Mayor of Salou, Pere Granados, with five councilors his administration has denounced this and did not hesitate to describe as unfair to the Popular Party of Salou. Note that the salouense municipal government consists of a coalition of independent FUPS, Democratic Convergence of Catalonia and the People's Party.
According Pere Granados, paralyzing undated works of Camino de Ronda responds to the will of its government partner, the People's Party, which would have maneuvered from the shadows to prevent Granados could take credit for the laying of the foundation stone a new section or to prevent the opening of a new section.

Granados, very strong, sees the situation of paralysis of the works of Salou Way Round ' is not due to technical or budgetary problems, but a clear intent to hinder and abort the project for strictly political reasons PP'.

Relay for mayor

This complaint and allegations against his partner Granados government, the Popular Party of Salou, further thinning the local political climate, a few months of respite between Pere Granados mayor and leader of the Popular Party in Salou, Mario Garcia.

According to the agreement reached after the last municipal election, Mayor of Salou Granados would be for three years and Mario Garcia has to replace him for serving as the mayor during the last twelve months of the legislature. But will have to see the scope and depth of the discrepancies between Granados and the Popular Party of Salou, some discrepancies surely hamper the relief as mayor of the capital of the Costa Dorada.

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