Fogo Island: Sumbango road clearing works started today with the arrival of a machine

Mosteiros, Jul 13 (Inforpress) – Work to clear the EN1-FG01 road from Sumbango, linking Mosteiros to São Filipe via the north, begins today, after arriving in the afternoon of Thursday machine adapted for the intervention.

The arrival of the machine was anticipated for one day and, being in the place, the road clearing works, interdicted four weeks ago, begin today and the forecast is that it is passable before the festivities of the Mosteiros Municipality Day, which is celebrated in August 15th.

Eduardo Lopes, the chairman of the Board of Directors of the Institute of Roads, explained that the work to remove the materials caused by the “complex mass movement” will begin at the “crest” of the slope to cause the rock to fall, while respecting all safety requirements.

After the intervention in the upper part we will proceed with the cleaning works of the platform to allow the movement of vehicles and people in safety.