He Tenerife Council has reported the reopening with restrictions of the access roads to the Teide National Park from La Esperanza (TF-24) and from La Orotova (TF-21), as well as the Subida de Los Loros (TF-523), roads that had remained closed since the forest fire broke out in mid-August.
Have settled limitations in the affected sections by the fire to guarantee the safety of the people, reported the president of the Cabildo, Rosa Dávila, and the Minister of Highways, Dámaso Arteaga.
In the sections with restrictions, stopping and parking is prohibited, the speed is limited to 50 kilometers per hour and two-wheeled vehicles (motorcycles and bicycles) or those longer than twelve meters cannot circulate.
Sections of the access roads to Teide affected
The measures of the TF-24 (La Esperanza) are applied between the Machado Crossing (preventory of La Esperanza) and Izaña (between kilometer 9 and 37.5).
On Highway TF-21 (La Orotava) the measures apply from the access to La Caldera to El Portillo Bajo (between kilometer 16 and 33).
Rosa Dávila has reported that although an effort has been made to clean and signage, there is a risk because it has not been possible to place screens and guardrails, hence the restrictions for bicycles and vehicles of more than twelve meters.
As the biondas arrive, they will be placed and it is expected that by the end of December they will be completely installed to lift the restrictions.
Those responsible for the Cabildo have thanked the Civil Guard and the Provincial Traffic Directorate for their collaboration.
Arteaga has reported that two companies have been hired on an emergency basis to eliminate the risks due to the effect of the fire on the road protections, work that will last until December.
In addition to these limitations on the roads, the prohibition of travel in the area affected by the fire in the municipalities of Fasnia, Güímar, Arafo, Candelaria, El Rosario, Tacoronte, El Sauzal, La Matanza de Acentejo, La Victoria de Acentejo remains in force. , Santa Úrsula, La Orotava and Los Realejos.
Fires cannot be used outdoors (bonfires, stoves, barbecues, gas stoves) or pyrotechnic displays in the area located within the Corona Forestal Natural Park of the municipalities affected by the fire.
In the rest of the areas of the municipalities affected by the fire, the use of machinery and tools is allowed, although with caution. Hunting is also allowed.
The following recreational areas and camping areas remain closed: Chanajiga (Los Realejos), Hoya del Abade (La Victoria), La Caldera (La Orotava), La Laguneta Chica (Santa Úrsula), Las Calderetas (El Sauzal), Las Raíces (El Rosario), Lomo La Jara (Tacoronte), Los Frailes (Arafo) and Ramón El Caminero (La Orotava).