Urban redevelopment scheme for Naples’ streets
A rundown and disadvantaged part of Naples is undergoing an extensive redevelopment. The urban renewal programme taking place the city’s east port area directly benefits the 3.5 million people who live and work in the Naples metropolitan region.
This project covers an area of 29 hectares and focuses on repairing and upgrading the existing road network, improving accessibility and bringing some underground services back to use. It includes the following elements:
- The urban and environmental renewal of eight streets. (Ferraris, Brecce a Sant Erasmo, Imparato, Brin, Gianturco, Nuova, Delle Brecce and Di Tocco);
- The construction of two road underpasses on Brin Street and another on Imparato;
- The renewal of the “coastal axis” and the renovation of the San Giovanni-Volla sewerage system.
The project also delivers improvements to security in the area. It is expected to create work for more than 500 people during implementation.
Total investment and EU funding
Total investment for the project “Urban Redevelopment of Naples East Port Area” is EUR 206 000 000, of which the EU’s European Regional Development Fund is contributing EUR 155 000 000, from the Operational Programme “Campania” for the 2007 to 2013 programming period. Work falls under the priority “Urban Development and Quality of Life”.