The president of the Cabildo de Tenerife, Pedro Martín, has indicated this Tuesday that the works of the TF-24 highwayas it passes through La Laguna, will be completed after the summer and “will solve two main problems, traffic will be relieved a lot and pedestrian safety will be guaranteed.”
This project has a budget of €7.9 million and to date, 30,000 cubic meters of debris have been removed from the future burial site, which will cover some 80 meters until it connects with TF5.
“Therefore we achieve an increase in the safety of people, greater traffic flow and also solve one of the great bottlenecks that we have on our highways, fundamental objectives of the insular institution in terms of highways,” he indicated in a note. submitted by the corporation.
The mayor, Luis Yeray Gutiérrez, welcomed the process under way in these accesses and stated that “there is nothing more important than fulfilling the commitment given to citizens, and this commitment that is being seen, after many years, it’s becoming a reality.”
According to Rodríguez, “we laguneros and laguneras know perfectly well that this roundabout was one of the black spots that the city had in its access and exit and, therefore, that it is resolved after so many years is a source of pride.”
Along these lines, he pointed out that “this is the first of many works that we are going to implement jointly with the Cabildo throughout the municipality.”
For his part, Enrique Arriaga, Island Councilor for Highways, considered that the island’s highways “are many years behind” and therefore stated that the Cabildo’s Highway area “is working hard to ensure that they are as quickly and safely as possible.
In this regard, he indicated, “we work non-stop on important works to improve the roads so that the people of Tenerife lose as little time as possible on their journeys.”