Rus News Journal

If someone has gathered to New York and wants to look at Statue of Liberty it is necessary to hurry

the repair Purpose - restorations which will cost 27,25 million dollars, according to the Minister of Internal Affairs of the USA Ken Salazara, to give a gift of France more safe and accessible. Works will be conducted basically in a monument, therefore on island of Freedom and an admiring Statue of Liberty outside nobody is not going to forbid access.

Repair of Statue of Liberty, Tegan Fyort is assured, the representative of travel agency Statue Cruises, the operator of ferry communication with Freedom island, practically will not be reflected in number of the tourists coming on island. To look at Statue of Liberty in the summer and to rise on a viewing point come every day almost 18 thousand persons.

the National service of parks in which submission are Statue of Liberty and Ellis ajlend, declared that the statue is closed on October, 28th, after 125 - j anniversaries of opening. Already next day employees of building company Joseph Construction Corp. of Pine Brook, New Jersey, will start works. They will be will replace old ladders on more modern and convenient, modernise to the electrician and system pozharotushenija, will carry out repairs of lifts and toilet rooms.

Statue of Liberty closed for safety reasons after acts of terrorism on September, 11th, 2001. The basis has been opened in 2004 after carrying out 20 - the million reconstruction directed mainly on improvement of system of security of a monument.

the Viewing point at crown top have opened on July, 4th, 2009. By the way, the National service of parks strictly watches number of the tourists rising to the very top of a statue. It should not exceed 240 persons in day. In total Statue of Liberty annually visit about 3,5 million persons.