This evening motorists were plunged into darkness as the lights on the Via Rapida failed, plunging several sections of the VR1 into darkness.
A source from the company that manages the concession of Via Rápida (VR1) assured local newspaper, JM, that it is a breakdown and that the situation is being managed by several professionals from Via Litoral and the Madeira Electricity Company (EEM). Via Litoral expects to resolve the problem quickly.
The causes of the blackout are unknown, but it will be the subject of an investigation.
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