The years passed by after the finding and collection in 1997. Permissions were requested, diverse obstacles were overcome and a couple of preliminary papers on the marks in a clavicles and on radiocarbon dates were published: surprisingly enough, the analyses yielded a date on about 30,000 years before present.

In June 2009, the Intendencia de Canelones provided the machinery to build the by-pass and diverte the course.