Despeñaperros Variant, Spain

Despeñaperros Variant, Spain

The Despeñaperros variant consists of a double roadway with three lanes per direction of a length of 9.4 kilometers Almost all of the route runs through a terrain of rugged orography, within the Natural Park from Despeñaperros.

The layout of the new roadway constitutes a succession of viaducts and tunnels, whose length represents 73% of the total of the same. Between the two roads there are a total of 12 viaducts, with lengths of 156 to 580 meters, and 5 excavation tunnels in mine, from 197 to 1,925 meters in length.