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  • The tender budget amounts to 12,029,302.39 euros, VAT included, and has an implementation period of 12 months.
  • The new infrastructure will be located downstream of the current one and will be about 370 metres long

The plenary session of the Council has authorised Ferrocarrils de la Generalitat Valenciana (FGV) to start the tendering process for the construction work on the new Quisi viaduct in Benissa, located on TRAM d’Alacant’s Line 9 (Benidorm-Dénia).

The tender budget amounts to 12,029,302.39 euros, VAT included, with an implementation period of 12 months.

This proceeding will allow to build a new viaduct near to the current one, which is also located on the Quisi ravine. The new viaduct will be built downstream to the existing viaduct and on a slant compared to the old one, with a length of 370 metres.

The current Quisi viaduct was built between 1913 and 1915, as part of the line linking Alicante and Dénia. The refurbishment work carried out by FGV on this section has enabled it to remain open to the current diesel trains.

However, it has been necessary to consider the construction of a new bypass to allow the new hybrid trains (diesel–electric) to run, incorporated by FGV as part of the modernisation plan for this line. The investments made and planned by the Generalitat between Benidorm and Dénia include the renovation of track, construction of viaducts, bridges and slopes, improvements in rolling stock and the improvement of safety, communications and energy facilities.

The aim of these investments is to be able to maintain the development, guaranteeing the quality of the service and, in turn, reach the quality standards of the rest of the FGV network in Alicante.