The mayor of Works and Services has confirmed at a press conference that "the repair work of the primitive bache was awarded hours before the unforeseen sinking".
Francisco Saorín has ensured that, since the discovery of the bache (a month ago), the zone was cordoned off and the procedures for adjudicating the work proceeded.
San Joaquin Street was not cordoned off because the technicians did not anticipate a sinking, so it can not be asserted that the bache is the sole cause that caused the sinking.
It should be noted, as explained by the councilman, that in the area have been carried out various actions, repairing successive subsidence, "so it is necessary to consider a number of conditions, not only the existence of a bump, but the state of the wall , Condition of the land and type of land, repairs carried out, old wall construction, high humidity caused by a rainy winter, etc. "
It assures that, after the collapse, the City council and its council acted as quickly as possible.
"The work has been declared an emergency for being it, so it does not need a public tender and the memory and the project are already drafted by the municipal technicians."
As the second collapse occurs in the area, the municipal technicians will assess the state of the entire street, to ascertain the state of the street, as well as the entire wall that supports it, and rule out any similar event in the area. future.
"This councilman makes decisions based on the reports of the municipal technicians, who are experts in these matters. As a result of the tastings and in view of the state of conservation of the wall, the decision is taken to demolish it in all areas That can not guarantee stability.A simple blow can bring down the entire wall, so it must be cleaned in a length of 40 meters from the cracked area to the detachment and demolition of the rails that load the wall ".
Aboriginal Saorin in which it is valued the intervention that has to be performed as an emergency action, as a serious danger for the passers-by and residents of the area.
The work to be carried out is the substitution of the masonry agglomerate for a concrete wall and perimeter drainage, for the subsequent filling and compacting and replacement of the paving and urban furniture.
The term of the works must be less than 10 days due to the seriousness of the state of the area, with a period of execution of 2 months.
The contract budget amounts to 115,084.30 euros.
Finally, Saorin censored "the attitude of the PP, trying to obtain electoral revenue from this unfortunate event that, fortunately, has not caused personal injury, is diametrically opposed to the one that had IU-Greens when in 2012 another collapse occurred in the same Street or in the collapse of the Wall in the street Bowling Game years before.We are in politics to solve the problems of people, not to throw everything that moves and try to capitalize on politics.
The City will be responsible for the damages caused in the vehicle on which the detachment fell.
Source: Ayuntamiento de Cieza