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.
Peru's Bridges: Puente Miguel Grau (2) by Mark Yashinsky is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 United States License.