Repair of bridge along East-West Highway starts

Published On: January 4, 2017 01:06 PM NPT By: Republica  | @RepublicaNepal

BUTWAL, Jan 4: Repair of a concrete bridge in Butwal along the East-West Highway has started. 

The bridge over Tinau river in Butwal has been dilapidated with hundreds of potholes on the blacktopped surface and rods coming off. 

Around 10,000 vehicles pass through the bridge on a daily basis. The repair has started by allowing one-way passage for vehicles and it is until the repair is complete, said the Road Division Office, Butwal. 

Likewise, for vehicles heading to Butwal from east, a diversion road has been constructed. 

Blacktopping the surface of the bridge is going on and repair of the bridge will be complete within five days, said the division office chief Megha Raj Marasini. The estimated cost of the project is approximately Rs 3.5 million. RSS

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