The residents of Punta del Este are in a state of shock: one of La Barra’s two bridges has been closed “until further notice”. information was confirmed Country By sources in the Maldonado administration, who specified that the closure was due to the rupture of one of its sides. Thus, entry and exit via Route 10 was restricted to bridge number one.
As this medium was able to know, the rupture is “caused by the passing of heavy trucks, something it tries to avoid.” “When the structure was shaken, a penis exploded”Fernandina assured a person close to the commune’s investigation.
The affected bridge is “new”, completed in 2000. “This is Lionel Viera Bridge No. 2. That’s why traffic is being diverted from Bridge No. 1. Officials warned.
The Maldonado administration has deployed a team of experts—and for hours—to assess the damage done to the structure of the now legendary concrete platform. It is also planned that the inspection of engineers, headed by the General Director of Construction, Dario Camacho, will also include a team of experts from the Ministry of National Transport and Public Works. “They will join the place in the next few hours”He assured.
“Bridge 2 shall remain closed and its opening shall be assessed in accordance with the data provided by the results of the said inspection”Experts warn.
On the Saksham bridge, traffic was restricted to light vehicles only, to avoid potential new wear and tear due to passing trucks. When asked how they would make the big rounds for the connect between Punta del Este and El Tesoro, officials specified: “You can take a long walk and enter through San Carlos”,
The Lionel Viera bridge, known by many names—popularly, wavy—is one of the most notable and recognized works not only in Punta del Este, but also in Uruguay.
The original road, inaugurated in 1965, is the one that still connects La Barra to the peninsula’s neighbors. The stage stands at the mouth of the Arroyo Maldonado, which receives a large number of local and foreign visitors every summer. The second bridge – which is now broken – was completed in 2000 and respected the architectural features of the first.