The Cabildo de Tenerife invests 4 million euros to rehabilitate the road in Anaga that connects the capital with La Laguna

The Roads area of ​​the Cabildo de Tenerife will condition the TF-12 island road, which joins the municipalities of Santa Cruz and La Laguna through the Anaga dorsal, in a project that has a budget of 4,069,354 euros and a deadline execution of 12 months. The works comprise from kilometer 9.46 and 28.6, between El Bailadero and Las Mercedes.

The Minister of Roads, Enrique Arriagase, explains that the actions will completely replace the road surface, work will be done on the gutters, bus stops and the containment elements of this island road will be improved, since the road currently has sinkholes, potholes and other deficiencies that compromise road safety.

In addition, on this occasion, the Innovation area will previously take advantage of the fiber optic installation planned within the insular telecommunications ring, which guarantees the connectivity of the different population centers that are in the massif. For this, 595,000 euros will be allocated, says the Cabildo de Tenerife.

The counselor insists that “the project has been carried out taking into special consideration that the island road runs through the heart of the Biosphere Reserve and its incalculable environmental value.” And materials and techniques that reduce the carbon footprint will be used in the execution of the work, such as the recycling of asphalt, he specifies.

Arriaga points out that it is a mountain road that requires, after the passing of the years, an important rehabilitation to respond to both the residents and the tourists who use it on a daily basis.

The island’s director of Highways, Tomás Félix García, explains that “there are constant meetings with the different neighborhood groups in the area, and these actions come to respond to some of their claims”, to which he adds that “for the area it is It is very important to work in a coordinated manner and hand in hand with the associations of the different villages”.

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