Deputy Chairman of the Kyiv city state administration Oleksandr Spasibki said that according to rough estimates during the holidays on the new pedestrian-Bicycle bridge at the same time was from 8 to 15,000 people, reports the press service of Kyiv city state administration.

“We opened in the capital a truly unique facility! This pedestrian bridge connecting the Park “Vladimir hill” with the Arch of friendship of peoples, admired by residents and by the incredible hype. We did not expect that there would be such a huge number of visitors” – said Spasiba

According to him, the next day after the opening of the pedestrian bridge there were cracks in the protective layer of steklobloki, some fragments of the glass floor. Main version – act of vandalism.

“I hope that the police find the vandals who caused damage to the new tourist object. And such actions of the detractors will never happen again. Now police opened criminal proceedings. The tempered glass is not affected. 1 square meter of this glass floor can withstand a load of 1150 kg. Now comes the process of replacement of the top layer is a protective steklobloki. Damaged items replaced,” he told Spasibo.

“Film on other fragments of the floor, too, to check off, and again treated with a sealant” – said the Deputy Chairman of the KSCA.

Spasibki explained that the bridge is a permanent scientific and technical support and conducted maintenance work.