The latest Algarve transport report shows that traffic on the Via do Infante motorway increased by 16.7% in the last quarter of 2017, compared to the same period in 2016, but offers no indication of how many of these additional journeys were due to the appalling state of the eastern section of the EN125.
 
Faro airport passenger numbers were up too, by 5.5% as the tourism boom continued into the low season.

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