The structures need to be inspected thoroughly by structural engineers for signs of corrosion and deformation due to vibration,” said Som.
The civic authority has even listed some of them as ‘vulnerable’.“We have reasons to worry about the condition of FOBs at Sealdah, Rajabazar and Ultadanga.
At the FOB in front of Alipore zoo, composite deck, which is more sturdy, has been built.
An annual health checkup is also essential,” Som pointed out.
“FOBs often get neglected because they are sparsely used and don’t bear much load.
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