The Council of Tenerife will emergency repair an unstable slope in the municipality of La Victoria. As reported by the island corporation, work is beginning on the Northern highway in the direction of Santa Cruz de Tenerife, some work that will be carried out at night and that will entail traffic diversions.
The First Vice President and Island Councilor for Highways, Enrique Arriaga, explains that the rope access specialists have inspected the slope and consider it necessary to clean it up and reinforce it as soon as possible to avoid possible detachments”. In addition, he recalls that “many of the support systems for this type of structure have worn out over the years, so their replacement will make the support more effective.”
Arriaga emphasizes that “the Cabildo works to improve the conditions of the roads and guarantee the safety of its users and for this reason 495,000 euros have been allocated to start up these Urgent works to be carried out at nightin an attempt to interfere as little as possible with traffic.”
The insular director of Highways, Tomás Félix García, details that in order to clean up the slope, it will be cleared, followed by a concrete projection that reinforces its structure and the installation of a wire mesh that avoids the fall of possible landslides in the future”.
These works are located between kilometer points 27 and 27.3 in the direction of Santa Cruz and have a execution period of three months at night, that is, between 11:00 p.m. and 6:00 a.m. During this hourly section, traffic in the direction of Santa Cruz will be diverted to the island highway TF-217.