Ognina, the cycle path in chaos after the works for the collector. “Converted into a parking lot. By bike it is very dangerous

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Bike path that looks like a construction site and the wait for the safety works that began in 2018.
Under the magnifying glass there is always the infrastructure reserved for bicycles that connects Piazza Europa to Piazza Mancini Battaglia.
Two kilometers, already cost 196 thousand euros and inaugurated several times starting from 2016.
Since then they have not been lacking controversy, accidents And ads.
In the latter field, there is the one for the long-awaited safety measures: 110 thousand euros of funding for municipalities with more than 20 thousand inhabitants who intend to fix the cycle paths.
The Municipality of Catania on several occasions, also through the pages of MeridioNews, has given the works as something that is now imminent.
With the passage of time though the health of the infrastructure continues to deteriorate, with some points now impracticable even for the most experienced cyclists.
The most recent example is that of the final stretch in Piazza Mancini Battaglia, banned for months, starting from September 2021, due to the works of construction of the sewer pipeline.

Bike path that looks like a construction site and the wait for the safety works that began in 2018.
Under the magnifying glass there is always the infrastructure reserved for bicycles that connects Piazza Europa to Piazza Mancini Battaglia.
Two kilometers, already cost 196 thousand euros and inaugurated several times starting from 2016.
Since then they have not been lacking controversy, accidents And ads.
In the latter field, there is the one for the long-awaited safety measures: 110 thousand euros of funding for municipalities with more than 20 thousand inhabitants who intend to fix the cycle paths.
The Municipality of Catania on several occasions, also through the pages of MeridioNews, has given the works as something that is now imminent.
With the passage of time though the health of the infrastructure continues to deteriorate, with some points now impracticable even for the most experienced cyclists.
The most recent example is that of the final stretch in Piazza Mancini Battaglia, banned for months, starting from September 2021, due to the works of construction of the sewer pipeline.

Interventions in the subsoil they were necessary for the work of conveying the wastewater from Aci Castello to the old connecting collector of the Municipality of Catania.
Bulldozers and workers, however, have been gone for a few weeks now and the cycle path has been rearranged in an approximate way.
In place of the paint blue bitumen was used in the original circuit.
THE famous curbs subject of discussion because in the initial project they were positioned separated from each other by a few centimeters – they were put back without following the path and in some points they are completely displaced because a clearing is used as a parking lot for cars.
Then there are the last 30 meters, uphill along viale Ulisse, now completely devoid of gods protection posts side.
All jumped for the constant accidents, with the cars crashing over the infrastructure at high speed.
The last one took place a few days ago and also damaged a side wall.

Taking the cycle path by bicycle is very dangerous – a cyclist comments to MeridioNews – In addition to the absence of signs, there are two or three points where the vegetation has grown in such an uncontrolled way that leave only one lane free.
I witness some accidents between bicycles and scooters because there are practically blind spots that, if faced without slowing down, they become very dangerous“.
The point in question, according to what was told to our newspaper, is at the height of the Nautical Institute.


Sicilian news
2022-07-31 04:51:00

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