| The actions have been carried out in Mar de Cristal, Minor Islands, Los Nietos, Los Urrutias, Punta Brava, El Portús, La Azohía, Isla Plana | The Department of Infrastructures and Coastline has carried out in recent weeks works in the maintenance of urban furniture in the towns of the Cartagena coast to reinforce its image and unify its aesthetics.With a budget of 203,307.5 euros, the Councilor for the Area, María Casajús, stressed that “we wanted to give a facelift to the Cartagena coast by strengthening its image with the colors blue, yellow and red on the banks of the promenades, stops bus, litter bins, railings, bollards and bicycle racks in Mar de Cristal, Minor Islands, Los Nietos, Los Urrutias, Punta Brava, El Portús, La Azohía, Isla Plana ”.It should be noted that the work carried out by a Cartagena artist, Javier Lorente, who "has hand-painted the concrete benches with marine animals and traditions of the area," Casajús said, specifying "in the case of La Azohía, painted an image of the traditional art of fishing for the trap, the Torre de Santa Elena or some fish in the area such as dentex.
In the Portús area a sea turtle has been painted as well as an image of its festivals, the traditional fishing seine.
In Mar de Cristal, a jellyfish and a seahorse with a message that values ??our Mar Menor ”.
These tasks will continue through all the banks of the promenades.The actions are part of the maintenance and cleaning contract for coastal areas of Cartagena.
"Throughout the year, we carry out conservation and repair work on infrastructures that are in poor condition, as well as the maintenance and cleaning of gardens and promenades.
Now, we wanted to go one step further and renew the image.
"On the other hand, the Litoral brigades continue with the cleaning and maintenance work on the sandbanks to guarantee the best condition of our beaches.They renew the ropes and posts in La AzohíaIn addition, María Casajús explained that the ropes and poles in La Azohía that had been placed just a year ago and that had been defective, were charged to the winning company.
Source: Ayuntamiento de Cartagena