Next Tuesday the reform of San Miguel street begins to turn it into an accessible route with pedestrian priority

Zaragoza City Council, through the municipal company Ecocity, will start next Tuesday, March 8, the Comprehensive reform works on Calle San Miguel to create a pedestrian priority route, with more space for pedestrians, less traffic and with plant elements and benches along its route.

The reform represents a investment of 1,022,625 euros and affects the section between the streets Commander Repollés and Jerónimo Blancas, which will become entirely single platform; that is, with road and sidewalks at the same level and without architectural barriers.

The goal is to make a street much more attractive and “walkable” that enhances its commercial character.

Traffic diversions due to the works in the area around Calle San Miguel.
Traffic diversions due to the works in the area around Calle San Miguel.
Zaragoza City Hall

The remodeling will be carried out in three phases to reduce as much as possible the affections. The Minister of Infrastructure, Patricia Cavero, met this Wednesday with the heads of the District Board, associations of merchants, hoteliers and hoteliers to explain first-hand the planning of the works and the special traffic plan drawn up through the Mobility service urban.

As in the other major reforms of Operation Calles, Ecocity is going to set up a information point in the work zone and will have a person who will act as a liaison with the establishments and neighbors for permanent communication throughout the execution of the work.

In the first phase, the section between Comandante Repollés and Urrea streets will be reformed. In this way, from Tuesday the 8th San Miguel street will be closed to traffic from San Miguel square to Urrea street except for authorized garages.

Simulation of San Miguel street in Zaragoza after the reform.
Simulation of San Miguel street in Zaragoza after the reform.
Zaragoza City Hall

Provisionally, for access only to the garagesRufas, Hermanos Ibarra and Balmes streets, as well as the San Miguel section between Urrea and Santa Catalina streets, will be enabled.

The street Miguel Allué Salvador will also remain in the bottom of the sack provisionally for a few weeks while the connection to the new sanitation network is being carried out.

Once these works have been completed, the second phase will be carried out between Urrea and Santa Catalina streets. Lastly, the one that is currently pedestrian, between Santa Catalina and Jerónimo Blancas, will be remodeled.

In this third phase it will be when the final works of placement of furniture, new lighting and other elements beautification along the entire street.

The Zaragoza City Council recommends avoiding, as far as possible, the use of private vehicles around the entire work site and seeking alternative routes.

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