CM to inaugurate heritage Zaina Kadal bridge on Dec 20
Srinagar, Dec 18: Chief Minister Omar Abdullah is scheduled to inaugurate renovated heritage Zaina Kadal bridge in Old City here on Thursday December 20, officials said.
They said the bridge has been renovated in eight months at an estimated cost of Rs 2.5 crores. “The renovated bridge will be inaugurated on December 20. CM is scheduled to inaugurate the renovated bridge and also lay foundation stone for the new bridge in the same area,” said Muhammad Abass Lone Deputy General Manager (DGM) Jammu and Kashmir Project Construction Corporation (JKPCC), which was entrusted with renovation of the bridge.
He said the bridge is double-laned and has 7.5 meter carriage way. “Only light motor vehicles will be allowed to ply on the bridge. CM is also scheduled to lay foundation stone for it,” Lone said.
“We utilized service of a prominent Delhi based bridge consultant who specializes in renovation of old bridges. We have taken utmost care to preserve historical essence of the bridge by using wood and other natural material for its renovation,” he added.
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