Tuesday 4 June 3-7pm. This was originally supposed to be Wednesday 5 June 8am-2pm but was changed last minute. TF82 between Los Menores and Vera de Erques junction closed for road upgrades. Detours will be signposted via the TF1.
Wednesday 5 June. Fañabe arterial road closed completely until end July for full road remodelling (see HERE).
Monday 27 May-Wednesday 29 May 8am-7pm.Tamaimo-Chio road closed for works.
Wednesday 29 May 8-10am. Electricity cut in Cabo Blanco. Areas affected: C/TF-657 Casas Viejas (frente a instituto), Cr. Gral. TF-657 (Casas Viejas), Residencial La Trujilla, Urb. R2M – Cabo Blanco, Bd/ Cabo Blanco, C/Arure, C/Benchijigua, C/Cedro, C/Cercado, C/ Concepcion Plasencia, C/El Cabezon, C/ El Rosal, C/Gomera, C/Gran Rey, C/ La Laderita, C/La Luz, C/La Rosa, C/Lagina Grande, C/Llano (El), C/Luz, C/Morro Negro, C/ Orilla, C/Ramujo, C/Roque de Vento, C/ Rosal, C/ Tilo, C/ Trujilla (La), Cn/ Chijafes (Los), Cr/ General TF-28 La Camella, Cr/General TF-657 Cabo Blanco, Cr/Gral de Cabo Blanco TF-625, Cr/Gral. Camella a Cabo Blanco, Cs/ Viejas.
Monday 29 April 11.30pm to Tuesday 30 April 7am. Water cut in Guaza-Las Galletas. Areas affected: Guaza, Ctra. Gral. TF-66 (Guaza-Las Galletas), Crta. Gral. TF-653 (Cañada), Calle Arsenio Rguez, Finca La Estrella, Estrella del Sur & El Fraile.
Thursday 25 April: 8.30am-2pm. Water cut in Adeje. Areas affected: Avenida Austria
Calle Pasaje de Austria
Calle el Musgo
Calle Diario de Avisos
Calle Vista Bella
Avenida de Dinamarca
Calle Paises Bajos
Calle San Eugenio Alto
Source: Janet Anscombe
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