Roads in the central mountain range of Serra da Estrela reopened to traffic

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The access roads to the central mountain range of Serra da Estrela have reopened to traffic after being closed on Wednesday due to snowfall, said a source from Civil Protection.

According to the Beiras and Serra da Estrela Sub-Regional Command of Emergency and Civil Protection, in Guarda, road traffic was restored today, at 08:30, on sections 11 (Piornos – Torre), 12 (Torre – Torre) and 13 (Torre – Lagoa Comprida).

The road sections of the Serra da Estrela with the numbers 1 (Portela do Arão – Lagoa Comprida) and 2 (Lagoa Comprida – Sabugueiro) were reopened to traffic at 3:15 pm on Wednesday, the source indicated.

Due to the snowfall, car traffic on sections numbers 11, 12 and 13 had been banned by 00:00 on Wednesday, and later, at 6.15 am, traffic was cut off on sections 1 and 2.

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