New elevated pedestrian crossing in Las Américas

The new pedestrian bridge built by the Municipality of Cuenca, located on Avenida De Las Américas and Calle Tarqui, was inaugurated last week. The bridge, located at the Basilica sector, aims to provide security for pedestrians. The structure is made up of a 120 meter (m) long bridge whose accesses are spiral shaped for the entry of pedestrians, people on bicycles and wheelchairs.  The new structure connects the intersection of Americas Avenue, with the building of the Catholic University of Cuenca. The location of this structure responds to a study made by the Mayor of Cuenca, which identified “conflicting points”…

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