One Av. Las Americas pedestrian bridge is under contrition, another is planned

The construction of an elevated pedestrian footbridge over Av. Las Americas began earlier this month and another one is in the works. Featuring two ramps at both ends of the elevated steel deck, the first bridge will cross Av. Las Americas at Calle Tarqui street, a busy intersection adjacent the main campus of the Catholic University Cuenca.  One of the footbridge on-ramps will be located next to a university building, cross the Las Americas and then descend via a spiraling ramp into Plaza Universitaria, which is being constructed between Tarqui and General Torres streets. City officials say the project will…

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