Bailey bridge set-up on old alignment of Srinagar-Jammu NH

Photo courtesy: GNS
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Ramban, July 27: The 52-RCC GREF re-launched the 70-feet bailey bridge on the old alignment of Srinagar-Jammu National Highway on Kanteer Nallah in Ramban on Wednesday. The task was completed in a span of just nine hours.

Official sources said the District Development Commissioner, Ramban Mussarat Islam had directed the GREF to increase the load carrying capacity of all the four bailey bridges on this road to 70 tons to enable trucks and trolleys to carry heavy machines for the ongoing USBRL (Udhampur-Srinagar-Baramulla Railway Link) and 1850 MW Sawlakot Projects besides in transportation of gypsum from Parlanka mines in Dharamkun.

On the direction of the District Development Commissioner, the Konkan Railways Corporation Ltd had provided the spare parts for these bridges.

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