Road Me-1. Ring of Ferreries

Project description

New ring road of the Me-1 highway in the town of Ferreries. The island of Menorca has been declared a biosphere reserve by UNESCO. Due to the environmental sensitivity, some measures have been taken to protect wildlife and ecosystems. Revegetation of slopes and preservation of ethnological assets have been taken into account. To encourage the permeability between the margins separated by the new road, are incorporated transverse passages for vehicles and pedestrians and wildlife crossings.

  • Total lenght: 4.25 km
  • Road lanes: 2 + 1
  • Tunnel: 280 m
  • Bridges: 3
  • Other: 9 km walls of dry stone

Project data

  • Client: Consell Insular de Menorca
  • End of construction: 2012
  • Budget: 27.7 M€
  • Works done: Project management and works direction
  • Award: VII International Bienal of Landscape. Barcelona. 2012. Select