The rehabilitation works of the San Andrés bridge are coming to an end. After more than eight months of execution, today, this infrastructure, which was built in 1935 and which links the fishing village with the population centers that are behind the ravine, will finally be finished. This was confirmed to DIARIO DE AVISOS by the Santa Cruz City Council Infrastructure Councilor, Dámaso Arteaga, who also assured that today the paving will begin so that both the upper and lower parts can be used at the end of the week. all security guarantees, one week later than expected.
Likewise, today we will proceed to remove the ramps that are located on the footbridge of the footbridge that the Battalion of Sappers XVI, with the collaboration of the Canary Islands Command, placed last July so as not to leave the residents of the Anaga Massif isolated. and avoid that, in order to access their homes and jobs, they had to do so through the highway that connects the city of San Cristóbal de La Laguna with the area. A tour with many curves, narrow roads and lasting an hour and a half.
Therefore, it will be tomorrow when the military will begin to permanently withdraw this Bailey-type step that they placed five months ago.
As indicated by Dámaso Arteaga, the rehabilitation work of the San Andrés bridge “has been complicated”, justifying its prolongation in time “due to the shortage problems” that exist worldwide as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.