Users on social networks detailed that for the second time in less than a month there is another sinking, this time at kilometer 22 towards Caracas.
Last Wednesday, July 20, users on social networks reported that traffic along kilometer 1 of the Pan-American Highway had been restored, after repair work on a ditch, however, this Saturday and only 10 days after that repair kilometer 22 presents another ditch.
Users on social networks detailed that for the second time in less than a month there is another collapse, this time at kilometer 22 towards Caracas.
The account of @MonitorLosAltos He also highlighted that it has been denounced multiple times that this section of the Pan-American Highway does not have adequate lighting, which generates even greater risks for passers-by.
#MonitorPNM | Caution when traveling on the Pan-American Highway #PNMsince for the second time in less than a month there is a subsidence, this time at km 22 in the direction of Caracas. pic.twitter.com/CiQYZZjQne
— Monitor Los Altos (@MonitorLosAltos) July 30, 2022
In this sense, the failure of kilometer 1 was due to the collapse of the sewage system that passes under the asphalt layer. At that time, the Minister of Transportation, Ramón Velásquez Araguayán, had reported that a team had remained in place to “improve” the quality of life of the communities that live around it.
Following instructions from our President @NicolasMadurowith total normality, vehicles travel on the Pan-American highway after repairing the sinking caused by the collapse of the sewer system. #ProductiveVenezuela pic.twitter.com/n3XK9i4zhU
– Ramón Celestino Velásquez Araguayán (@rvaraguayan) July 20, 2022
For her part, the mayor of Caracas, Carmen Meléndez, highlighted the articulation of all levels of government to carry out the work. She stressed that the work was planned for five days, but it was done in less time because work was done without rest.