He Council of Tenerife will close to traffic this weekend TF-5 highway between kilometer points 39+500 and 48+500 between San Juan de la Rambla and Los Realejos to improve safety and stabilize slopes.
The road will remain closed from 7:30 a.m. on Saturday 15 to 7:00 p.m. on Sunday, July 16, and access will only be allowed to residents whose destination is between these two points, the island corporation reported this Thursday in a note.
The Minister of Highways, Dámaso Arteaga, recalls that these works, which are carried out in the section between the Ruiz ravine and the service station, are necessary to prevent landslides that endanger the safety of people and adds that in order to carry out the work, it is necessary to cut the road and divert traffic during the weekend.
In the north direction, traffic will be diverted from the TF-5 highway at PK 39+500 through exit number 39 in the direction of Los Realejos, guiding traffic to La Guancha through the TF-342 to then reconnect with the TF-5 going down the TF-352.
In the Santa Cruz direction, traffic will be diverted at the junction of the TF-5 with the TF-352 towards La Guancha and then, through the TF-342, guide them to Los Realejos (link nº 39 of the TF-5) from which it reconnects with the TF-5 in that direction.