DMRC ready with design to rebuild flyover, says Metroman


DMRC ready with design to rebuild flyover, says Metroman

Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) has readied the design to reconstruct an expansion-joint-less, four-lane flyover at Palarivattom on the lines of the one at Edappally to replace the one whose cracked girders will be pulled down, Metroman E. Sreedharan has said.

While 100 of the 102 girders and the deck above will be pulled down, the piers and pier caps will be wrapped using reinforced concrete. The method is stronger and durable than carbon-fibre-wrapping that had been suggested earlier, he added.

The design was readied in advance on Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan’s suggestion, to save on time. “He wants me to recommend someone to supervise the rebuilding work, and I will get back to him in two weeks. The work will be executed by the Kozhikode-based Uralungal Labour Contract Cooperative Society Ltd,” Mr Sreedharan told The Hindu. Read More

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