Will build a softball field, a field of dog training, and will move the court hammer throw
View from Montjüic (Barcelona)
The City Council, through the Barcelona Sports Institute, will begin in the coming weeks the improvements of various sports facilities located in Montjuïc. On one hand, will build a practice field for softball to play the current baseball field, specifically street Pierre de Coubertin.
Secondly, it will create a field of dog training (Agility) located in Polvorí street.
Finally, move the court Serrahima the hammer throw, which will be located in an area close to the athletics tracks which can be accessed also by street Polvorí.
The construction work began in the softball field in the coming days the execution of the first phase, which consists of a stand start work, build a marker construct bullpens 2 (which are the areas where the players are warming before entering the field), the construction of 2 dogouts (areas shaped cave where sit the players, the coach and auxiliary equipment) and installation external network, the installation of the fixed network inside the canopy, and the execution of reinforced earth retaining wall of the stand.
The surface area of the project is of 11,500 m2 and the cost of the work is 618,368 euros. It is expected within six months of work.
The City is also about to start work on the creation of training camp street dogs Polvorí. The work includes the construction of two new fields, one for training and one competition to replace that currently exists. In addition, the facilities will have prefabricated modules for offices and toilets, ramps and adapted stairs, bleachers, renovated perimeter fences, install ation and expansion of the network of lighting, new networks irrigation, water supply, sewerage and drainage of the land. Also installed a source watered dogs. The intervention area is 7,000 m2 and the project cost of 475,000 euros. The work is expected to run over a period of 12 weeks.
Finally, the court hammer throw moves to an area located above the street Safe and Accessible Powder street, near the athletics tracks, so that the space is connected and in the same area. The transfer condition expected to perform this lot this sport, and therefore pavimentarà and condition the soil with materials typical of the sport, and introduced the hammer throw cage and mesh protection and security. The work affects an area of 4,500 m2, has a cost of 196,250 euros, and run in a period of eight weeks.
The Deputy Mayor for Quality of Life, Equality and Sports, Maite Fandos, stressed the importance of these improvement actions and the creation of new sports facilities as a way of renewing and strengthening the commitment of the Council in relation to sport. “Sport is fundamental to Barcelona so we are committed to provide the city of sports facilities necessary to ensure a constant quality sport,” said Fandos.