Friday 4 January: 10am until end of works. Water cut in Icod. Areas affected: following image. (edit: the times were changed on the morning of the 4th itself – the cut will now be from 10pm)
Wednesday 2 January 2019: 8.15am-1.15pm. Electricity cut in Candelaria. Areas affected: Calles Bajo La Cuesta, Era de Molina, Manuel Oliva and surrounding areas.
Wednesday 19 December 2018: 11pm to (Thursday) 6am. Water cut in Guía de Isora. Areas affected: the whole of the town.
Monday 10 December: 8am-12pm. Water cut in Buenavista del Norte. Areas affected: C/ La Alhóndiga, Plaza de Los Remedios, C/ Verde, C/San Antonio, C/El Perdón, C/ El Horno, C/ El Castillo, C/ El Puerto, Avenida Nicolás Diaz Dorta, C/ Los Molinos, C/ José Pérez, Avenida Daute. El Rincón. Casa Blanca.
Wednesday 5 December: 8am-1pm. Electricity cut in Candelaria. Areas affected: C/ Armiche, C/ Fayna, Avenida la Constitución, C/ Los Corales, C/ Mahoc, Avenida Marítima, Avenida Marítima Playa La Viuda, C/ Tamonante, C/ Taunus, C/ Tenesedra & surrounding area.
Tuesday 4 December: 9am-2pm. Electricity cut in Playa de las Américas. Areas affected: Avenida Rafael Puig Lluvina, C/Noelia Afonso Cabrera and Urbanización Los Cardones.
Thursday 29 November: 8.30-10am. Electricity cut in La Florida. Areas affected: Ur. Florida, C/Castaño, C/General La Florida – La Camella.
Wednesday 28 November: 9am-noon. Water cut in Los Bebederos (Buzanada). Areas affected: calles Elvira, Camino Los Toscales, TF-66 entre Km 2 y 3, Bolivia, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Paraguay, Colombia, Panamá, Ecuador, Isla Margarita, Argentina, TF-657 Ctra. Gral. Cabo Blanco, Buenos Aires, Bari, Arkansas, Pensilvania, Quito, Asunción, Maracaibo, Lima, Acapulco, Valparaíso, Bogotá, Guantánamo, Nuevo México, Brasilia, Rincón de Europa.
Tuesday 20 November: 8.15-11am. Electricity cut in Los Cristianos. Areas affected: Cr/ General TF-655 Arona-Guaza-Los Cristianos, Av/ San Fancisco and C/Lugano.
Thursday 15 November. Access to El Puertito from the TF-47 at the new Armeñime roundabout will be closed for around two weeks while works continue, and specifically to allow the installation of water piping. Traffic heading for El Puertito will need to go via Playa Paraíso. The road coming up from El Puertito to the TF-47 will remain open.
Monday 12 November 11pm-5am. Water cut in Candelaria. Areas affected: Las Cuevecitas bewteencalle La Morra and Calle Vence. The works will also mean blocked access to the Pabellón de Las Cuevecitas from 6pm and until the end of works.
Friday 9 November 1-6am (This is Thursday night/Friday morning). Water cut in Arona. Areas affected: Calles Finca Caret, Cruz de San Antonio, La Bodega, Nueva, El Calvario, La Fonda, Los Riscos, La Cruz, Finca La Cruz, Hoya de La Cruz, Túnez, Las Fuentitas, Manuel Risco Tetere, Chimaca, Sitio del Capitán, Angostura, Espadal, Morro Pinto, Santa Teresa Jornet Ibars, Los Castellanos, Beña-Túnez, Hoya de Beña, Cruz del Guanche-Sabinita Alta, Mazapé, San Carlos Borromeo, Domínguez Alfonso, Carmen Pérez Moya, Gónzalez del Yerro, La Luna, TF-51 Arona-Vilaflor, Villareal, Sindical, La Constitución, La Mejora, Los Asientos, El Piñón, El Sitio, Llano del Rey, Chichia, TF-51 Arona, Real Llano a Vento, Anconito, El Cementerio, Chasagua, El Mojonito, Cardencha, Chamorga, Montaña Fría, Arenado, Gónzalez, Méndez, Picamolinos, Sabinita Alta, Mayal, Arenado, Asomada Alta and Cercado Grande.
Friday 2 November 9-11am. Electricity cut in La Camella. Areas affected: C/Cefiro, CR/Genral TF-657 Cabo Blanco, CR/ Gral de Cabo Blanco TF-625, CN/ Granja Nicolas, Ca/Aceviños, C/Balillo, C/Bejeque, CR/ Camella Arona, C/ Charco Redondo, C/ Chijafe, CN/ Los Chijafes, C/Cosco, C/ El Relinchón, CR/ General Camella-Cabo Blanco, CR/Genral Sur La Camella, CR/General TF 822, CR/General TF-28 La Camella, CR/General TF-657 Cabo Blanco, Cr/ Gral Camella CRistianos C-822, C/ La Jara, C/ La Peraza, C/ Laurel, CN/ Mecha, CN/ Real LLano Azul, C/ Sauce, C/ Tasaigo, C/Tedera, CJ/ Tejera, C/Tilo, C/ Tostonera, CR/ Villa Rosa.
Monday 29 October 9am to 4pm. Water cut in Los Gigantes. Areas affected: coastal part (“zona costera”) of LG.
Friday 26 October 9am-2pm. Electricity cut in Guía de Isora. Areas affected: calle Maravillas.
Thursday 25 October 9am-1pm. Water cut in Los Gigantes. Areas affected: Calle Tamara and Poblado Marinero.
Wednesday 24 October 8-10am. Electricity cut in Candelaria. Areas affected: calles Alemania, Batayola, Francia, Inglaterra, Portugal and surrounding areas.
Tuesday 23 October 7am-3pm. Road works with restrictions at the TF1 junction for Armeñime.
Thursday 18 October from 9pm until works are complete. Water cut in Icod de los Vinos. Areas affected: Calles San Antonio, El Amparo, Las Mirandas, El Agua, La Fuente, Las Cruces, La Rosa, Isla de Tenerife, Isla de La Palma, Isla de La Gomera, Los Reyes (part), and Tanausú.
Wednesday 17 October 8am-1pm. Water cut in Puerto de la Cruz. Areas affected: Calles San Juan, Luis de la Cruz, Agustín de Bethencourt, Cólogan, Benjamín J. Miranda, Iriarte.
Thursday 11 October 10am-midday. Water cut in Punta Larga, Candelaria. Areas affected: Calles José Rodríguez Ramirez, Mencey Adjona, Chacorche, Gambuesas, El Ramonal, Mencey Bentor, Chaxiraxi, Princesa Arminda and Guetón, and Rambla de los Menceyes between C/. Mencey Tegueste and C/. Beneharo.
Wednesday 10 October 8am-3pm. Water cut in Playa de las Américas. Areas affected: Calles Noelia Afonso, Av. Santiago Puig, Arquitecto Gómez Cuesta, Av. Antonio Domínguez, Ps Teide, Ps Jable, Ps Orinoco, Ps Chinyero, Ps Francisco Andrade Fumero, Luis Díaz Losada, Ps Tarajal, Ps Marengo, Ps Las Lapas, Av Las Américas.
Tuesday 9 October 12.15-2.30pm. Electricity cuts in Alcalá and Fonsalia. Areas affected: C/. Barrera, C/. Fonsalia, C/. Fuensalia, Crtra General Alcalá, Avda Los Pescadores, C/. Tarajales, C/. Pedro Afonso.
Thursday 4 October 2-4.30pm. Electricity cuts in Adeje. Area affected: Calle La Cruz.
Monday 1 October 11pm-5am. Water cuts to the whole of El Palmar to repair network breakdowns. NB: this is El Palmar in Buenavista del Norte, NOT Palm Mar in Arona.
Thursday 27 September 8am-5pm. Lane closed on the busy TF47 through Armeñime for works on the new roundabout.
Thursday 27 September 8.15am-1pm. Electricity cut in Candelaria. Areas affected: C/ Morra Del Pino, S/N de Candelaria-Araya.
Monday 24 September from 11pm. Water cut in Playa San Juan. Areas affected: the whole of Playa San Juan.
Monday 10 September 9am-1pm. Water cut in Candelaria. Areas affected: calle santa Ana, san Roque, Dr. Llarena, Isla de la Gomera, Trasera La Cardonera, Marrubial, La Magdalena, Antón Guanche, Los Príncipes, Los Fariña, Los Sabandeños, Amanecer, Atardecer, Neptuno & El Mirador.
Wednesday 5 September 9am-2pm. Water cut in Santa Ana, Candelaria. Areas affected: calle santa Ana, san Roque, Dr. Llarena, Isla de la Gomera, Trasera La Cardonera, Marrubial, La Magdalena, Antón Guanche & Los Fariña.
Monday 3 September for 3 weeks. Road resurfacing TF51 between La Escalona and Vilaflor. The whole road will be closed between 8am and 6pm each weekday. Diversions will be in place via the TF563 and TF565.
Sunday 2 September. Traffic affected by Guía de Isora Triathlon. TF-463 closed from 8am to midday, and periodic closures on the TF47 and to access for several roads in Playa de San Juan.
Saturday 1 September 8am to 1pm. Electricity cut in Adeje. Areas affected: C/ Cervantes, C/ Corpus Christi, PZ/ Cruz del Llano, C/ Doctor de las Casas Pérez, CJ/ De los Frailes, C/ Grande, C/ Hermano Pedro, DS/ Hoya Miguel Pérez, C/ San Sebastián, C/ Las Huertas, C/ Nueva, C/ La Paloma, C/ Peligro, C/ Pérez Galdós, C/ Ramón y Cajal, C/ Universidad de La Laguna & C/ El Valito.
Saturday 25 August 9am to 2pm. Electricity cut in Güímar. Areas affected (image removed):
Friday 24 August 3-8pm. TF82 closed at Los Menores for banking containment works. Access only to local residents.
Friday 24 August 8am-1pm. Electricity cut in La Orotava. Area affected: Cuesta de Higa en La Perdoma.
Wednesday 22 August: 8-11am & Friday 2 August: 8am-12 noon. Electricity cut in Playa de las Américas. Areas affected: 22nd – C/ Noelia Afonso Cabrera; 2th – / Montevideo.
Mon 20-Wed 22 August/Road closed in Guía de Isora/Works on the embankment of the TF82 between Guía de Isora town and Tejina de Isora will shut the road completely with traffic diverted via the TF1
Monday 20 August: 9am to 2pm. Electricity cut in Playa de las Américas. Areas affected: Av. Antonio Domínguez y C/ Madrigueras.
Thursday 16 August: 9.30am to 2.30pm. Electricity cut in Playa de las Américas. Areas affected: Av. Arquitecto Gómez Cuesta.
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