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Directs executing agency to expedite work

GANDERBAL, DECEMBER 12: Additional Deputy Commissioner Ganderbal visited the under construction Wayil Bridge to inspect the progress of work.

During the visit the ADC was accompanied by Executive Engineer, R&B , I&FC Tehsildar Lar amd Ganderbal along with patwaries concerned and officials of NHAI officials.

On the occasion the Additional Deputy Commissioner Ganderbal complemented the R&B (Executing Agency) for launching Arch Truss Griders type Bridge in a short span period time adding that such unique type designs works will be taken in future.

The Executive Engineer R&B Ganderbal informed that the bridge has an arch type steel girder with well foundation design with span 110 meters and width 10.50 meters besides, length of approach roads is 330 meters.

Keeping in view the importance of this prestigious project, the Additional Deputy Commissioner Ganderbal directed the executing agency to expedite the work progress so that it gets completed within a given timeline. Further Executive Engineer R&B informed that the Total cost of bridge is Rs 23.79 Crores under JTRF and after the completion the bridge will be first of its kind in the valley and will be thrown open to the general public at the end January, 2023.

Executing agency informed Additional Deputy Commissioner Ganderbal that the work on the approaches is underway and the approaches will be completed in the month of April, 2023.

Speaking on the occasion the Additional Deputy Commissioner directed the R&B Department to expedite the work so that the general public does not face any inconvenience.

He congratulated the Executing agency that the launching of arch truss is a historic moment and was long pending demand of General public.

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