Keonjhar, Jan. 13: The Belabahali bridge, constructed over the Kusei River at Anandpur in Keonjhar district has opened for the commuters on Thursday.
One side of the bridge has been functional from the morning in order to address critical traffic situation on the existing ancient bridge.
Sources said the Belabahli bridge was constructed near Anandpur after a face-off between police and a mob, over the site selection. However, the administration settled the matter and managed to complete one-way of the bridge recently.
The other side of the bridge is in progress, which will be completed within a couple of months, said the executing agency.