Construtora Norberto Odebrecht states that the bike lane on Niemeyer Avenue, in Rio de Janeiro, which collapsed on Thursday, is not part of the scope of works of the Novo Joá project under the company’s responsibility. Construtora Norberto Odebrecht is responsible for the 3,100-meter stretch of bike lane between São Conrado and Barra da Tijuca, which will officially open in the first semester of 2016.

Odebrecht is very sorry that the accident occurred and has the deepest sympathy for the victims’ families.