A six-foot-high wall will protect the AP-8 highway in the area where a landfill collapsed


Eibar detachment

Diputación de Bizkaia will build a retaining wall on the AP-8 (Bilbao-San Sebastián) highway in Zaldibar, in order to improve the safety of this road in area affected since last Thursday by the disposal of waste deposited in a landfillor, it caused the disappearance of two workers. Failure to specify technical characteristics shall be a an empty wall six feet high and stretching along 50 meters to the side of the road in the direction of San Sebastián. The estimated deadline for wall erection is about ten days.

The search for the two workers missing in collapse It has resumed excavators this Monday but should be suspended due to the risk of new landslides. As explained by the Minister of Security, Beltrán de Heredia Estefanía, It is being assessed if they can be found in another area. Beltrán de Heredia has shown that they are "engaged" in the search for these workers.

The adviser explained that, in the first place, the search was carried out by manual methods with dogs, making hand debris, until, at midnight that day, Osalan technicians warned them of the possible existence of asbestos. Carcinogenic material used in construction, among dilapidated industrial waste. The rescue work was reactivated Sunday afternoon with the use of excavators to work deeper.


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