Not even Medellin street lights were spared from this Tuesday’s rain. In fact, some sculptures installed in the river corridor were destroyed, while many posts were destroyed. The images that circulate in this way make it a review.
Already on Saturday, the doors were installed river park created a big scare: The outbreak of rain brought one of the estructures on the groundgoing ten people injuredAs per the consolidated data shared by the risk management authorities on that day.
Now then, tomorrow Tuesday, with the rise of the Medellin River and 105 electric shock In between, the lights moved in unison with the waves of the river. While it overflowed its channel, more turbulent and wild than usual, Dozens of figures were affected.
Although the structures stopped receiving visitors on 15 January, the question that remains is how much money was lost and if some material, which could later be reused, remained. No useful life due to water ingress.
we consulted EPM On the matter and from there they answered us, however, the effects were not much. “Tuesday with rain, Some figures located in the Medellín River were affected.without effect on the crew”, he expressed.
And, a little later, he added: “After the end of the light exhibition, EPM began to remove the decoration figures. The company estimates that Removal of lighting with a delay of about two weeks.
Above fallen pillars In addition to those that were recorded on video and civilian photos Potential damage to company infrastructure intended for the provision of services, such as public lighting, epm not pronounced, He also did not share details about the economic loss.