Thursday, January 14, 2010

Peru's Bridges: Puente Miguel Grau (2)

A view of an arch span and the approach structure on the east side of Puente Miguel Grau.

The stone walls have buttresses to hold back the soil that supports the roadway. Note the handsome balustrade (supporting lampposts) at the top of the wall and a gated stairway near the end of the structure.

The sidewalk widens on the east side, allowing people to congregate. The west approach has a traffic circle and a statue of Miguel Grau.
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