Zero Bridge repairs to complete in 9 months
Srinagar, Apr 5: In compliance of the directions of Chief Minister, Omar Abdullah for conservation of old and heritage bridges, the JKPCC has launched protection and conservation of Zero Bridge in the City to upgrade it to a motorable bridge, an official handout said.
The Managing Director, Jammu and Kashmir Project Construction Corporation (JKPCC), Madan Gupta said that the Zero Bridge which was declared unsafe for plying of vehicles is being strengthened and upgraded to a motorable bridge.
He said the Chief Minister, Omar Abdullah has given directions to the JKPCC to take all measures to protect and safeguard old and heritage bridges.
Meanwhile, Chief Engineer Roads and Building (R&B) department Mushtaq Ahmed Lone while clarifying the government stand on the ongoing Zero Bridge work said it was being repaired for its strengthening adding that the work would be completed in nine months.
“The bridge had outlived its strength and stability… However in order to make it functional repairs and strengthening work is being undertaken,” he said adding there was no plan to demolish the structure.
“This work has been assigned to JKPCC and is targeted to be completed in 8-9 months,” Lone said.
Lastupdate on : Thu, 5 Apr 2012 21:30:00 Makkah time
Lastupdate on : Thu, 5 Apr 2012 18:30:00 GMT
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