Machu Picchu Bridge linking more than 60 years ago finally will be replaced
Culture of Cusco Desconcentrada (CDR) Directorate, issued by official No. 2035-2016-DDC-CUS / MC , the approval regarding the execution and placement of Acrow bridge to replace the Bayley bridge also called "Puente Ruinas" , which is the only access to the Inca citadel Machu Picchu.
The aforementioned office was directed to the Regional Directorate of Transport and Communications of the regional government of Cusco, in response to the request that this sent for approval of the plan of work for "Installing the Bridge modular provisional Ruins - Machu Picchu - Cusco. "
At the same time specialists Historic Sanctuary of Machu Picchu showed their approval to replace the old bridge bayley a modular bridge Acrow of TSR3 type, which has a span of 45.72 meters, a width of 7 meters and a maximum height of 2.59 meters including studs and laces.
On the other hand, the DDCC in order to ensure proper and safe execution of the work provided a series of recommendations during assembly, launch and all work involving the placement of the bridge, which will be in charge of the Regional Directorate of Transport and Communications in mutual coordination with the District Municipality of Machu Picchu .
Finally, the head of the Directorate of Culture of Cusco, Dr. Vidal Pino said that is satisfied with respect to the execution of this project, as this is an essential part of the way Hiran Bingham which joins the town of Aguas Calientes and Citadel Machu Picchu , who pointed out that the renovation of the bridge in the interest of safety of users was necessary also to improve transportation to the Inca citadel of Machu Picchu ".
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