3 bridges completed in Islamabad
GK NEWS NETWORK
Jammu Mar 16: Three major bridges have been completed in various parts of South Kashmir’s Islamabad, which would be opened for transport soon.
This information was given at a review meeting of R&B Department, held under the Chairmanship of Minister for Roads and Buildings, G M Saroori here today.
Saroori who was reviewing the ongoing construction works under R&B Sector, was told that three bridges including Dharen-Mantipora constructed at an estimated cost of Rs 4.70 crore, Kapran-Ringmandu Bridge at Rs 3.34 crore and Kashipora Bridge at Rs 3.13 crore had been constructed within the stipulated time-frame.
He urged the officers of the department to expedite the works to provide better road connectivity to the people of the State. He said that a Dak-Bunglow at Ahalan Gadole would be constructed to facilitate the tourists as well as local population.
It was also given out in the meeting that 50-km road length in Qazigund town would be blacktopped soon. Referring to Methan-Nowgam road, the Minister asked for expediting the construction of the road and take up the matter with the UEED for speeding up the construction of the drain. He also informed that Kandni-Nagbhatni road sanctioned under PMGSY scheme, is at the tendering process. However, the same road was de-sanctioned under NABARD and the bridge has been shifted to Hasti avoid sub-merging due to the construction of the dam.
Saroori also stressed for expediting the Dak-Bunglow-cum-Circuit House at Qazigund coming up at a cost of Rs one crore. Regarding Khanabal- Pahalgam road, Saroori urged the officers to intensify the up gradation and construction of central verges of the road.
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