Majerhat Bridge Final inspection on Nov 25

  • | Saturday | 21st November, 2020

Kolkata: The state Public Works Department (PWD) officials and railway authorities will conduct the final inspection of Majerhat Bridge on November 25 when the date of its opening for trafficmovement is likely to be finalised. The stability of the structure has been monitored during the load test when both empty and fully loaded trucks were taken on the bridge. The load of the bridge without any vehicle over it was also properly assessed along with the stress-bearing capacity of the cable-stayed bridge. "The final inspection of the bridge will be conducted on November 25 and it is expected that the date, when the bridge will be thrown open, may get decided soon afterthe final inspection," the official said. Majerhat Bridge had collapsed on September 4 in 2018 cutting off the link between a major part of south Kolkata and the central business district.

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