A section of Piale Pasia Avenue in Larnaca was eroded and maintenance work is expected to begin as soon as the weather conditions allow, Mayor Andreas Vyras told KYPE.
Mr. Vyras added that “six years after the completion and delivery of the project by the Department of Public Works, the lowered plateau of the coastal road, which was built exclusively for sea protection, has eroded, but does not pose a safety problem for them. citizens. Despite the fact that the project was constructed by the Department of Public Works, however, the responsibility for the maintenance of this department was assigned to the Municipality of Larnaca “.
Answering a relevant question, the Mayor said that “as soon as the problem was identified, engineers of the designer who had designed Tasos Mitsopoulos Avenue, on behalf of the Department of Public Works, were sent to the area. Officials of the Technical Service of the Municipality of Larnaca also took part in the specific inspection “, he said and noted that” the civil engineers have assured that there was no immediate danger of retreat of the concrete slabs, which have been partially detached “.
However, he stated “due to the weather conditions prevailing in Cyprus at this time, no maintenance work can be done. A team of engineers of the designer and the Municipality of Larnaca has been set up for the issue and around April – May a report will be prepared with all the damages that will have to be repaired in the work of Piale Pasia “he said and noted that” depending on the report of the designer the Municipality will come out in offers for the repair of the project “.
To another question, Andreas Vyras answered that “the Municipality will pay for the repair of the damages, since it is responsible for the maintenance of the project”, while for the oxidation suffered by the irons of the parapet, he said that “according to what the engineers mentioned in this part of the road is under too much pressure. “Once the weather improves, an inspection will also be carried out with the participation of divers in order to reveal the exact extent of the erosion and to decide how the maintenance will be carried out.”
It is noted that the image that the visitor sees that uses the specific road for walking or sports, on the lower quay of the coastal sidewalk in Piale Pasia, causes questions, concerns and concerns.
In some parts of the metal of the parapet there is complete oxidation, while small pieces of concrete came off, thus intensifying the public's concern about the situation in which part of the project fell just six years after its completion.
It is recalled that the parapets at the lower ledge of the seafront promenade of Piale Pasia were placed in order to contain the waves and at the same time to protect the visitors.
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