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Over-bridge corrodes away in Bhubaneswar under construction: Creates panic for commuters

22/06/2022 at 10:17 PM

Bhubaneswar, June 22: The Aiginia- Patrapada over-bridge in Bhubaneswar city has created panic for the commuter as patches of debris are falling down from the structures which is now under construction.

The anticipation of the locals escalated when a long span from the bridge roof collapsed all of a sudden on Monday.

Sources said, the National Highway Authority of India (NHAI) is constructing an over- bridge on the NH 16 between the AIIMS square and Tamando. A part of the project has been completed with allowing  vehicular moments on it. At the same, some portions of the bridge are so far under construction. However, patches from earth reinforced blocks and debris from the retaining walls are falling at the time of movements of heavy vehicles on the over-bridge.

Apart from it ,a partial structure of the over-bridge with an area of  20 square feet has been collapsed before the completion of the bridge. Acting on it, the NHAI authorities have barricaded the affected area with nylon fences.  

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