The work will end to guarantee the safety of Notre Dame and opens the restoration stage two years after the fire

The works to ensure the Parisian Cathedral of Notre Dame have been completed by those responsible for its restoration this Saturday, which opens the door to sta

The work will end to guarantee the safety of Notre Dame and opens the restoration stage two years after the fire

The works to ensure the Parisian Cathedral of Notre Dame have been completed by those responsible for its restoration this Saturday, which opens the door to start the reconstruction of the temple burned in April 2019.

As indicated in a statement, the organism in charge of the works, "the cathedral is completely secure", with the disassembly of the organ, the placement of wood fasteners in the arches and clamping of the most sensitive areas. "The restoration phase has been actively prepared and from now on it starts determined in order to begin the first works this winter," he added.

General Jean-Louis Georgelin, in charge of directing the reconstruction of the Gothic temple, considered in the newspaper Le Parisien that after work to ensure notre give me the cathedral "is solid in its pillars, its walls are solid, its towers are solid and you can Start the restoration phase ".

The workers have taken out from the temple the remains of the scaffolding in the cathedral at the time of fire, about 40,000 tubes, in addition to the 8,000 of the organ that has been disassembled and the placement of cinchs in the 28 arbotents and structures of Wood in the arches.

In the coming weeks, restoration will begin and in the first half of 2022 it is expected that the reconstruction of the roof is started, before installing a new needle. Georgelin pointed out that they maintain the calendar to reopen the temple to the cult in 2024.

Updated Date: 21 September 2021, 06:13

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