A petition for lifting the AP-7 barriers on costa del sol when the A7 is congested, is being supported by local mayors.
The petition has gathered approximately 1,500 signatures and has been sent to The Ministry of Development and Public Works together with a letter stating that lifting the AP-7 barriers when the A7 grinds to a standstill would improve road safety .
The politicians along the Costa de Sol are putting political pressure on the central government in this case and the mayors of Fuengirola, Mijas, Marbella and Estepona have showed their support to the petition.
The Mayor of Mijas, Juan Carlos Maldonado, has put the issue up in the parliament. He has suggested a general decrease in the AP-7 road toll.