The disruption to traffic on the A-7 when a lorry carrying watermelons caught fire around midnight Wednesday was still causing problems on Friday.
Work on Calle Juan XXIII in Salobreña is immersed in roadworks, which has provoked detours for traffic, including the bus.
A people-carrier-type car (monovolumen) caught on fire and was completed burn out, thanks to a fire under the bonnet; nobody was hurt.
The Central Government has just thrown an extra 30-million euros at the section of A-7 under construction between Taramay and Lobres.
A pledge made by conservative central government that the section of A-7 between Almuñécar and Lobres would be ready during the summer was blatantly untrue
Volunteers from the Protección Civil de Nerja staged an emergency exercise to approve their rapid response to a hypothetical car accident inside a motorway tunnel.
Anybody who has been up to the top of the old town, to the parking next to the church, will have seen workmen digging up the concrete surface in front of the church. The reason for this is that the Public Works Department of the Town Hall has decided to do something about the damp problem caused by rainwater seeping down into the tunnel.
The landslip at the mouth of the Cotobro tunnel on the La Herradura side of the N-340 has all been put right, with the near completion of a very robust retaining wall.