The Ministry of Transport, Mobility and Urban Agenda (Mitma) has put into service the Alcorissa bypass on the N-211 highway in the province of Teruel from this morning, Friday, April 28, 2023, after investing 45, 13 million euros. (VAT included) and over 3,000 vehicles are expected to pass through the population center.
In addition, users of the N-211 road will enjoy savings of over 6 minutes on their journey by avoiding going through the municipality and greater comfort and safety by avoiding crossing intersections with municipal roads.
All of this will serve to improve road safety and the well-being of its residents, in addition to contributing to the citizens’ access to the area, in turn supporting the use of sustainable modes of transport such as the bicycle and promoting healthy lifestyles. … and respect for the environment.
It is important to highlight that the opening to traffic has been made possible thanks to the order of provisional continuation of the works, authorized by Minister Raquel Sánchez in September 2022, included in the revised number two of these works and which was recently approved Has gone by the Council of Ministers.
Once the work on the crossing is complete, the work is due to start from now on with the formalization of the integral conservation contract TE-03, already announced last year, and with an investment of 824,598 euros (VAT included). A roundabout at km 212,900 of the N-211 at its intersection with the A-223 and A-225 highways, to improve road safety at this intersection and to regulate traffic entering Alcorissa.
On the other hand, next year the pavement of the Alcorissa crossing will be rehabilitated, to correct it for the new configuration of traffic in the area, where long-distance traffic, especially heavy vehicles, will no longer operate. On this.
Alcorissa version, technical characteristics
The Alcorissa Bypass is 6.8 km long and is located on the N-211 highway between kilometers 208,400 and 214,500. It serves as a safer alternative to traveling through this city in Teruel, making it an ideal choice for long-distance transport and travel, becoming an urban road. In addition, it makes it possible to reduce travel time for driving on the N-211 by more than 6 minutes.
The cross-section of the bypass is made up of two lanes of 3.5 m and a shoulder of 1.5 m. The section has a project speed of 100 km/h, however, due to changes in traffic regulations, the maximum speed has been set at 90 km/h.
The start of the route is at km 208,400 of the N-211 road, southwest of Alcorissa. From this point, the trunk of the Variant follows the urban nucleus northwards until it joins with the present national road at km 214,500.
There are three links to variants:
- The initial one (west) is solved using a diamond typology with weighting, allowing access to the urban center of Alcorissa and the TE-V-8215 road.
- The central link at km 219,500, where the N-211 crosses the A-223 regional road, is resolved by a low roundabout that allows all movements.
- Following this link, the variant crosses the Guadalupillo River via a viaduct and reaches the eastern semi-link, which allows vehicles coming from Calanda and Alcaniz to reach Alcorissa or those traveling to these two cities. leaves Alcorissa for.