A-348 - A-348

Almeria-Lanjarón
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Route data
Colloquial name

Alpujarras road

Gador-Laujar road
Previous name C-332
Identifier A-348
Type Autonomous road
Length 145,67 km
Administration
Administration Juntadeandalucia.svg
Junta de Andalucía
Orientation
Start Lanjarón ( A-44 )
End Benahadux ( N-340a )
Crosses A-391 , A-345 , A-346 and Autovía de la Costa Tropical
places
Places it crosses Lanjarón
Órgiva
Torvizcón
Cádiar
Ugíjar
Cherín
Alcolea
Laujar de Andarax
Fondón
Almócita
Padules
Canjáyar
Rágol
Instinción
Íllar
Huécija
Alicún
Alhama de Almería
Gádor
Benahadux
Location 36°58′51″N 2°55′45″O / 36.980833333333, -2.9292833333333Coordenadas: 36°58′51″N 2°55′45″O / 36.980833333333, -2.9292833333333

The A-348 or also called Carretera de La Alpujarra is an Andalusian regional highway that runs through the region of La Alpujarra , communicating Lanjarón and Almería through Ugíjar . Construction began in the 1930s . [ 1 ]

Background

In much of its route through the province of Almería , the route in question runs through the valley of the Andarax river . There is evidence that, until well into the 18th century , the only communication route in the region was the dry riverbed itself, as long as the weather allowed it, and from which multiple paths for people or animals diverged. , but few of them passable for cars. The situation persisted in some places even until the 20th century . The first effort to build a fast route that would allow a certain volume of freight transport occurred at the end of the 18th century. At that time two lead smelters were createdin Alcora, today part of the municipality of Canjáyar and in Presidio de Andarax to make use of the galena extracted in the vicinity, which created the need to release the metal. Until the beginning of the 19th century, a road was being built from these foundries to Benahadux , at a cost at that time of two and a half million reais , in order to export the product through the port of Almería , [ 2 ] mainly to Marseille , being stored earlier in nearby warehouses than Lead Rentbuilt in the La Chanca neighborhood . [ 3 ]

Municipal terms crossing

References

  1. ^ Miguel Arranz (December 6, 2014). «Along the old path of the miners: from Instinción to Fondón» . Retrieved July 8, 2019 .
  2. "DAY 15 JANUARY: CLAIMING HIKING" . December 19, 2011 . Retrieved July 8, 2019 .
  3. Back to top ↑ "Mining reactivation and lead income" . Retrieved July 8, 2019 .