Cinque Terre Insider

American expat insight into Italy's fabulous "Five Lands"

Photo of the slide before works commenced. Photo credit: Eugenio Rollandi

As of yesterday (Sunday, June 26, 2016) the coastal road (a.k.a. Litoranea or SP 370) has reopened following the June 13th landslide.



The road closure had not only inconvenienced visitors trying to reach the villages beyond Riomaggiore by car, it also isolated residents (especially those living in the hilltop villages without railway access).  Volunteers from the villages of Manarola, Groppo & Volastra banded together to clear a trail to circumvent the slide and allow safe passage on foot whilst the works to clear the debris were underway.

At the moment, only one lane of the road is open in the area where the slide occurred but delays in passage are minimal.

June 27, 2016: Current situation at the site of the slide.

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: