Rio Mayor Crivella Claims Niemeyer Avenue Is Now Safe

The avenue will be constantly monitored and closed preventively in the event of rainfall of 38 millimeters in one hour, with winds of up to 70km/h.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Bishop Marcelo Crivella on Friday, January 31st, visited the hillside containment works on Niemeyer Avenue and gave assurances that the road is entirely safe. However, it is worth recalling that it is the same man who drove a tractor along Tim Maia's bike path and said it would no longer collapse.

Now, after the work has been completed at a cost of R$34 (US$8,5) million, the municipal Prosecutor's Office (PGM) petitioned the courts to reopen the road, which has been closed since May 28th, 2019. According to a court order, the . . .

To read the full NEWS and much more, Subscribe to our Premium Membership Plan. Already Subscribed?