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Ghaziabad: Vehicular traffic on Hindon bridge closes after cracks were noticed

The Hindon bridge was closed for vehicular traffic after big cracks were noticed on it.


  |  Updated On : July 01, 2017 11:11 AM
Representative Image (PTI)

Representative Image (PTI)

Ghaziabad :  

The Hindon bridge was closed for vehicular traffic after big cracks were noticed on it.

The cracks were detected on Thursday at two points on the bridge following which District Magistrate Ministhy S set up a committee to assess the possibility of repairing the 60-year-old bridge.

The panel, comprising engineers from the Uttar Pradesh Public Works Department, State Bridge Corporation Limited and PWD National Highway division, will prepare a report, which will be sent to the chief minister’s office for its nod to build a new bridge, the district magistrate said.

Different departments have declared the bridge irreparable and unfit for vehicular movement.

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First Published: Saturday, July 01, 2017 11:07 AM


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