An unexpected total cut in the Alsina Bridge by self-summoned neighbors, it generates a great congestion in the Buenos Aires neighborhood of Nueva Pompeya on Monday afternoon.
As it turned out, the neighbors were demanding a prolonged cut in the electricity service. The protest prevented the circulation by that key access to the City of Buenos Aires, as well as the exit to Lanús, for the suburbs.
The traffic chaos, almost spontaneous, It was generated on the avenues Sáenz and Amancio Alcorta, both of which lead to the bridge.
From the official Twitter account BA Transit They reported the total cut-off at 5:20 p.m., but did not explain the reason for the demonstration. Later it was learned that it was due to the interruption of the electricity supply.
Just one year earlier, in August 2020, a group of Lanús neighbors he had cut the bridge in protest due to the lack of electricity in the area.
The Ezequiel Demonty bridge, popularly called the Alsina Bridge, crosses the Riachuelo and joins Avenida Sáenz in the Nueva Pompeya neighborhood of the city of Buenos Aires, with Avenida Remedios de Escalada de San Martín, in the Buenos Aires town of Valentín Alsina, in the Buenos Aires suburbs.
Day with cuts and pickets
On the morning of this Monday, social and political organizations concentrated in the Obelisk and went to the House of Chubut to request the resignation of the Minister of Security, Federico Massoni, after the dissemination of a controversial video in which the local police sing against the picketers.
The protesters mobilized from the intersection of 9 de Julio and Corrientes avenues, causing inconveniences to circulate through the downtown area of Buenos Aires, to the Casa de Chubut, located in Sarmiento 1712.
However, from the transit account of the Government of the City of Buenos Aires they reported through social networks that after 1:00 p.m. the demonstration had concluded and that the traces were enabled for vehicular circulation.
The protest was for repudiate the chants of the troops through the streets of Rawson and requested the resignation of Federico Massoni, along with the police chief Miguel Gómez, who endorsed the repudiable act.
“Piquetero, piquetero, be careful, be careful, on a very dark night I will enter your village”, read the song that the officers sang and that aroused multiple criticisms on social networks.