Construction of nine suspension bridges in limbo

Published On: March 25, 2019 02:01 PM NPT By: Republica  | @RepublicaNepal

HUMLA, March 25: Owing to sheer ignorance of contractors, nine suspension bridges being constructed in the district has been in limbo. 

The construction of the suspension bridges has remained uncertain due to contractor's ignorance in the supply of materials. 

In a severe breach of the contract, the construction of the bridges linking different villages in the district has exceeded the stipulated timeline. 

Sonam Lama of Tarsi Cagro Transportation Service had taken the responsibility for the delivery of construction materials for four suspension bridges while Deepak Rawal of Arjun Construction and Order Suppliers was awarded the contract for the supply of construction materials for seven bridges. 

In lack of timely delivery of bridge construction materials, the deadline for the construction has exceeded. According to the contract, the construction had to be completed in the fiscal year 2017-18. 

Among the planned ones, suspension bridges over Porigaun rivulet at Nepka village in Chankheli rural municipality and Chafetadi in Adachali rural municipality have been constructed. 

The constriction of suspension bridges yet to be completed in the fiscal 2017-18 are Muchu, Burause Ghatekhola, Thandikhola Thehe, Sikpakhola, Chartangre Chaumanphaya, Dhakanikuna Shreenagar, Machharikhola Kalika, Kharkhola Darma Mimi Forigaunkhola, Balukhola and Gothi Radikot.


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