SANTA CRUZ DE TENERIFE, 20 Oct. (EUROPA PRESS) –
The Island Director of Tourism of the Cabildo de Tenerife, Laura Castro, and the Mayor of Guía de Isora, Josefa Mesa, have met with the residents of the municipality to present the content of the project to improve the Playa de San Juan seafront, which aims to provide this space with more modern, accessible and respectful facilities with the natural environment.
The joint venture made up of the companies Asfalto y Obras Tafuriaste SL and Construcciones Elfidio Pérez will be in charge of executing the works, which will begin in early November and have an execution period of 15 months.
This action, included in the ‘Tenerife and the Sea’ program, will be financed 80 percent by the island corporation (1,681,061 euros) and 20 percent by the City Council (369,293 euros).
Laura Castro highlighted the ambition of this project, “with which, in collaboration with the City Council, we wanted to ensure that the residents gain in comfort, and that they can enjoy a wide avenue open to the sea throughout its length, as well as how to promote traffic to the commercial area”.
The director stressed that “since its inception, the project has prioritized pedestrian use over road traffic, gaining space and allowing both the local population and visitors to enjoy this marine environment with breadth and comfort.”
In addition, he said, “the route has been designed with wooded areas, to favor points of shade and rest, which will be enriched with accessible and modern benches, among other services and infrastructure, that favor the well-being of the population.”
This has been transferred in the meeting held this week, which also included the intervention of the municipal councilor, Josefa Mesa, together with the project technicians.
Castro highlighted the fruitfulness of the meeting, prior to the start of work, to dispel the doubts raised by residents and publicize the work planned in this phase of the project, “which also represents an economic boost for the town and the municipality.”
For her part, the mayor of Guía de Isora, Josefa Mesa, highlighted the benefits that this remodeling will entail for this area of the coastal core: “We are aware of the inconvenience that the works generate in businesses and neighbors. But once finished, we will have a wide and pleasant avenue for pedestrians, which will enhance their relationship with the sea and favor terraces and shops”.
Table, which has described the meeting held with the public as “beneficial”, has assured that the different neighborhood proposals will be taken into consideration and that the loss of parking spaces will be compensated with the authorization of a site that will be adapted for this use.
MODIFICATION OF THE VADOS ORDINANCE
In this sense, he recalled that the City Council has also modified the ordinance of fords so that they can be used for parking, collects a note from the Cabildo.
In this second phase, therefore, the works will focus on the section of Avenida del Emigrante from Calle Isla de El Hierro to Avenida Venezuela, in which public use of the avenue will be prioritized to make it more accessible to residents. pedestrians.
To do this, the sidewalks will be widened, favoring pedestrian traffic, and the route will be provided with wooded areas to offer shade to the population.
This action is part of the Medi-Fdcan’s ‘Tenerife and the Sea’ program, which aims to restore vitality and charm to the coastal towns and beach areas, and enhance the destination’s tourist offer.