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The passage between the states of Barinas and Táchira is interrupted

One end of the track fell on the Michay bridge on Trunk 005

The passage between the states of Barinas and Táchira is interrupted after the fall of one end of the road on the Michay River bridge, in the national Troncal 005 race.

The information was confirmed by Salvador Guerrero, mayor of the Antonio José de Sucre municipality of Barinas state, who reported that, due to precipitation recorded since early Tuesday morning, one end of the road fell, interrupting the passage between both states.

“'Unfortunately, the passage between Barinas, San Cristóbal and vice versa on Trunk 005 is interrupted, at the height of the Michay bridge. The embankment that is attached to the Barinas side gave way,” Guerrero said.

He mentioned that a care and contingency plan in this area is already being coordinated with the national government to achieve the restoration of the passage.

In this sense, the Minister for Transport, Ramon Velasquez Araguayan He indicated this Tuesday in his account in X that the entity's teams are already deployed on site to deal with the contingency.

“Due to the heavy rains in the states of Táchira and Barinas, damage was caused to the abutments of the Michay bridge, leaving both entities incommunicado. The equipment and machinery of our @TransporteGobVe are on site to deal with the contingency, once the rainfall stops,” he published on the social network.

In this area a improvement and reinforcement plan, but the rains undermined the road.

In addition, flooding was reported in several sectors of the Sucre municipality, such as the case of sector 1 in Ticoporo, where due to the amount of water that fell from the rains, some streets and also homes were flooded.

The section of the bridge from sector 1 to Batatuy was also undermined by water.

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