This new infrastructure has made it possible to free the residents of the historic centre of Grau de Gandía from the traffic of more than 100 trucks a day – August 19, 2020 There has been an average decrease of 5.07 decibels compared to the previous access These works that were inaugurated in January and required an investment of €2.35 million The residents of Grau
de Gandia have already stopped hearing the noises from the entrances and exits of port trucks. The new southern access has meant the end to the heavy traffic that daily crossed this port district which has meant a reduction in the noise level for the residents of this area. Also, here has been an average decrease of 5.07 decibels compared to the previous noise map where access to the port was through the city. The southern access was launched last January after an investment by the Valencia Port Authority (APV) of €2.35 million, an infrastructure that has allowed the residents of this neighbourhood of the traffic, of more than 100 trucks daily. The southern access has two entry locks and another two fully automated exit locks. Likewise, one of the locks has been designed for the access of very long special transport vehicles. This infrastructure has served to boost the economy of the area and has freed the Grau neighbourhood of all that heavy traffic it suffered. The Port Authority of Valencia (APV) is betting on the port of Gandía to make this facility more competitive and to consolidate itself as the engine of economic activity in the area. PAV will make the Gandía facilities the first port in Europe to be energy self-sufficient with the installation of a 2 MW photovoltaic power plant that will be located at the top of the southern access. Bet on Gandía Among the latest actions that APV has carried out has been the award of works to improve the bearing capacity of the Serpis dock. This work, which involves an investment of more than €2.1 million, has been awarded to Torrescamara after a public tender to which 11 offers were submitted. The award of this work will allow to reactivate employment in the environment as well as to improve the capacity of the Gandian campus. The works to reinforce this infrastructure have an execution period of eight months, which is why they are expected to be completed during the first quarter of 2021. This award represents a commitment to the future for the development of the port of the capital of La Safor already that will allow you to replace your current cranes with others of greater power. Source: Autoridad Portuaria de Valencia (APV – Valenciaport, Port Authority of Valencia)
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