Vandalism puts elevator for the handicapped out of service

The elevator at the pedestrian bridge in Quesada Duran lasted less than a month. The elevator when into service in the first half of February. Wednesday some vandal damaged the internal doors.

The elevators are installed at pedestrian bridges where there is no room to build access ramps for the disabled. Each of three pedestrian bridges have two elevators. The six elevators cost $1.3 million.

The elevators have internal security cameras, but the Consejo Nacional de Vialidad, the road agency, did not say if they captured the vandalism.

The damaged elevator is on the bridge over the Circunvalación.elevator030615

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