Prime Minister Narendra Modi to commission Setu rehab work on January 15

Prime Minister Narendra Modi to commission Setu rehab work on January 15

Prime Minister (PM) Narendra Modi will commission the rehabilitation work on the Mahatma Gandhi Setu through video conference on January 15. As only one pontoon bridge will be opened first, one-way movement is proposed to be allowed on it. Senior BRPNNL officials have claimed that one pontoon bridge will be ready by the end of this month. The Setu is being used in a limited manner at present because of ongoing repair work on its western flank between the 43rd and 46th pillars. The repair work will be undertaken in two phases — upstream (Patna-Hajipur) and downstream (Hajipur-Patna).

PATNA: Prime Minister (PM) Narendra Modi will commission the rehabilitation work on the Mahatma Gandhi Setu through video conference on January 15. Senior BJP functionary and former deputy chief minister (CM) Sushil Kumar Modi gave a confirmation in this regard on Thursday.The existing superstructure of the dilapidated bridge is proposed to be completely demolished and triangular steel girders, as seen in rail-cum-road bridges like the Rajendra Setu or the Koilwar rail bridge, will be erected under the rehabilitation process. The girders will take the entire load of vehicles, leading to minimal pressure on the concrete slabs and pillars to ensure the longevity of the bridge. Read More…

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