Construction of the section Frigiliana - Nerja

This project consists of the construction of 4,080 m of highway as the Frigiliana - Nerja section of the A-7 Mediterranean highway, with a 1-km tunnel in both directions, two double viaducts, and two single viaducts.

The standard section has two platforms separated by an 8 m median, with 7 m wide carriageways and two 3.5 m lanes in each direction, 1 m inner verges and 2.5 m outer verges, with 1 m berms.

The most important elements of the dual carriageway are:

  • 2 double viaducts, one over the river Chillar, 142 m long, and the other over the Coladilla ravine, 120 m long.
  • 2 single viaducts to resolve the links to Nerja.
  • The Capistrano tunnel, a double tunnel that crosses the San Juan de Capistrano pass with a length of 1,030 m on the left carriageway and 920 m on the right carriageway.


  • Location: Málaga, Spain.
  • Contract type: Construction.
  • Infrastructure: Construction of a 4.08 km section of dual carriageway including two twin tunnels, two double viaducts and two single viaducts.
  • Year of project completion: 1999

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