BAITADI, Oct 2: Its been 25 days since a group of Baitadi folks at Jhulaghat bordering point in Baitadi district have been staging a relay hunger strike demanding a cemented bride over in the bordering point with India but their voices continue to be unheeded.

SURKHET, Aug 25: Jagat Bhul, 15, does not go to school when it rains heavily. When the monsoon is at its peak, his routine gets disturbed. A local of Ranga village of Kailali, Bhul cannot attend classes even other times if the weather is not fine. Bad weather means risks added to an already perilous journey to the school.

KAVREPALANCHOWK, July 21: A bridge over the Roshi Khola linking Balthali and Samiltar in Panauti Municipality of Kavrepalanchwok has lowered, signaling the threat of collapse.

RAUTAHAT, July 20: The construction of a bridge over Bagmati River which connects Gadhimai Municipality of Rautahat with Barahathawa Municipality of Sarlahi has hit a snag after the recent flood triggered by torrential rainfall washed away three slabs connecting the third and fourth pillars of the bridge.

ROLPA, July 19: Construction of a motorable bridge over the Madi Khola river in Rolpa district has been completed after a decade since its foundation was laid.

MARTADI, July 19: Several bridges over the Karnali and the Budhiganga rivers, the two major rivers in Bajura district, are at high risk due to erosion. The bridge each at Taprisera, Dwari, Tipada and Rapak over the Budhiganga river are at risk.

CHITWAN, June 11: It has already been a year since the completion of Narayangadh-Muglin road expansion, which widened the road to 11 meters.

SIRAHA, May 6: When the then Minister for Physical Planning and Construction, Bijay Kumar Gachchhadar laid the foundation stone of a bridge over the Mainabatti River in Siraha in 2010, as a part of a plan to construct seven bridges in the district, the people in the area were on cloud nine.

MUSTANG, May 4: Lack of a bridge over the Kaligandaki River has made life difficult for the residents of several villages in Mustang district.

SINDHULI, May 1: Lumbini Construction has taken the sole responsibility to construct a bridge left incomplete for eight years. The concrete bridge across the Kamala River, which will connect Sindhuli's Dudhauli Municipality-3, Jhuga and Dudhauli Municipality-2, Hatpate, was originally assigned to the infamous Pappu Construction and Lumbini Construction as a joint venture.

Muglin, April 16: A motorable 'arch bridge' being built over the Trishuli River is coming into operation in the near future. The bridge will connect Muglin of Ichhakamana rural municipality, Chitwan and Benitar of Anbukhaireni rural municipality, Tanahun.

Mugling's new bridge 'almost' ready

April 15, 2019 08:45 am

CHITWAN, April 15: The construction of Mugling's new bridge over the Trishuli River that connects Chitwan and Tanahun districts is in the final stage of completion.

GORKHA, March 30: The government has decided to construct a Bailey bridge to help Pappu Construction, notorious for leaving many infrastructure projects incomplete, complete a bridge project across the Trishuli River,  that will join Chitwan's Ichhyakamana Rural Municipality and Gorkha's Gandaki Rural Municipality.

TIKAPUR, March 10: The locals of then Far and mid-western region were obliged to walk a long distance to reach their neighboring districts.

Almost 50 percent construction of four bridges along the Narayangarh-Muglin road stretch has so far completed. According to Shiva Khanal, an engineer at Narayangarh-Muglin road project, construction of bridges at Jalbire, Mauri, Khanikhola, and Dasdhunga is taking place in a speedy manner.

BAITADI, Feb 14: Baitadi folks have handed over a memo to Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli, drawing the government's attention to build a bridge at Jhluaghat that is long overdue.

KATHMANDU, Dec 22: The Department of Roads has started the second phase of nationwide bridge maintenance project on Friday.

BHAKTAPUR, Dec 17: A bridge linking Madhyapur Municipality-4 in Thimi and Suryabinayak Municipality-4 in Dhadhikot has been inaugurated here today.

DOLPA, Nov 19: With the completion of the Jajarkot-Dolpa road section, preparation for the official inauguration of the vital road linking the capital of the largest district of the country has reached its final stage.

RASUWA, Nov 15: The construction of a new friendship bridge that connects Nepal with its northern neighbor China has kicked off in Rasuwagadhi.

Jumla roads useless without bridges

October 25, 2018 04:30 am

JUMLA, Oct 25: A road linking Khalanga, the district headquarters of Jumla, to Patarasi Rural Municipality has remained useless since the last 10 years due to lack of bridge.

DARCHULA, Sept 23: The construction of a suspension bridge at Lalima of Lekam rural municipality-3 in Darchula has been left neglected for the past three months.

PYUTHAN, Sept 22: The announcement of constructing a bridge over Jhimruk River had offered a respite to the locals residing in the nearby areas. The construction of pillars of the bridge, which connects Dhand, Syaulighari, and Tusara, added to their happiness. However, their happiness could not last for long.

SINDHULI, Sept 6: At a time when almost all the development projects in the country remain incomplete even after crossing the deadline, construction of a 400-meter motorable bridge that connects ward 4 and 6 of Marin Rural Municipality in Sindhuli has set a new precedent.

BIRATNAGAR, Sept 3: Minister for Physical Infrastructure and Transport Raghubir Mahaseth has reaffirmed that action would be taken against the Pappu Construction Company for its negligence in building the bridge on time.

JAJARKOT, Aug 18: Flood triggered by continuous rainfall has swept away bridges in various parts of Nalgad Municipality of Jajarkot district depriving a large number of students from attending schools.

RASUWA, July 28: Large and heavy vehicles have been stopped from passing through the concrete bridge over the Timure Ghattekhola after the bridge was damaged due to rising water levels in the river.

RASUWA, July 28: The District Administration Office, Rasuwa has prohibited movement of transport trucks exceeding locad capacity of five tonnes towards Rasuwagadi. The prohibitory order was put in place from yesterday after a bridge at Ghatte River at  Gosaikunda rural municipality-2 suffered damage by landslide.

DOTI, July 21: Three of the four family members who jumped in the Seti River are missing while one has been rescued.

CHITWAN, July 12: Khahare, also known as Bridge 1 at Narayangadh-Mugling road has subsided at Icchakamana rural municipality of Chitwan halting two way vehicular movement.

DARCHULA, July 11: A school here was forced to postpone the exam scheduled for today after a bridge over the Naugadh River at Naugadh Rural Municipality-6 was swept away by the flood triggered by torrential rains.

Flood damages bridge in Saptari

July 4, 2018 11:23 am

SAPTARI, July 4: The flooded Mahuli River has damaged the bridge connecting East-West highway at Saptari. The flood has caved nearly 50 meters of the shore and led to cracks on the road.

LAMJUNG, June 27: Construction of a concrete bridge over the Mardi River along the Beshisahar-Chame road section is being is being escalated to complete before the end of current fiscal year. Road Division Office (RDO) in Damauli confirmed the report.

KATHMANDU, June 22: With the agreement between Nepal and China for the reconstruction of Miteri Bridge with an aim to resume the Tatopani border point, the industrialists, entrepreneurs and stakeholders have expressed their pleasure, cheering the decision.

MYAGDI, June 18: The bailey bridge at Galeshwor in the district is facing the risk of collapse as the road nearby has sunk.

BIRGUNJ, Jun 8: The Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) has brought contractor to staffers under the purview of investigation after the Babai Bridge caved in at Jabdighat in Bardiya.

KATHMANDU, Jun 1: Chief of Army Staff (CoAS) General Rajendra Chhetri has inaugurated a bailey bridge constructed over the Lauwa river in Kushmisera municipality on Friday.

DHANGADHI, May 25: It has already been seven years since a contracting company ‘Lama Sherpa Shalpa Biruwa JV’ was awarded the contract to build a bridge over the Kandra River along the Postal Highway, a project of national pride.

Seti River washes away bridge

May 19, 2018 08:07 am

BAJHANG, May 18: As the Seti River washed away the wooden bridge connecting Durgathali and Thalara rural municipalities, vehicular movement has been obstructed in the region.

NEW DELHI, May 16: At least 16 bodies have been recovered from the debris of a flyover that collapsed in the Indian temple town of Varanasi on Tuesday.

ACHHAM, April 12: A youth has died after falling off a suspension bridge in ward no. 3 of Safebagar municipality.

BAITADI, Mar 25: Construction work of a suspension bridge over the Mahakali river at Pancheshwor of Baitadi district has not moved ahead due to dillydallying of the Indian side.

MIAMI, March 16: A newly erected pedestrian bridge spanning several lanes of traffic collapsed at Florida International University on Thursday, killing four people, Miami-Dade County Fire Chief Dave Downey said.

'Bridge over Tamor River risky'

March 9, 2018 03:35 am

PANCHTHAR, March 9: With the water current eroding one of the pillars of the concrete bridge over the Tamor River at Majhitar connecting Paanchthar and Tehrathum districts, exposing the steel rods used to build the pillar, the bridge has become risky. However, the authorities concerned have paid no attention to repair the bridge which was constructed four years ago.

JAJARKOT, Feb 12: Construction work on Mid-Hills Highway in Jajarkot district is not moving ahead because of the lackluster attitude of government agencies in expediting such work.

BIRATNAGAR, Feb 7: Transport entrepreneurs of Morang have taken four overloaded tippers under control for passing through the dilapidated Mirgunj bridge at Bathnaha of India, next to Nepal border, which is considered a lifeline for Nepali importers.

PYUTHAN, Feb 5:  Every year during monsoon, transportation comes to a halt in Jhimruk Rural Municipality-1, Sautamare of Pyuthan district due to the swollen river. However, locals here are elated that they will no longer have to go through such ordeal after the construction of a concrete bridge. The Gartang River makes it challenging for people to move from one place to another in monsoon.

ACHHAM, Feb 5: Travel has become easier on the Pushpalal (Mid-hills) Highway with the construction of a concrete bridge over the Karnali river which forms the border between Achham and Dailekh districts.

MECHI, Feb 4: The news that a new bridge will be built over the Mechi River has elated a lot of people except for the 27 families of Mechidanda, Kakkadvitta who have been living under the fear of being displaced.

MECHI, Feb 3: The news that a new bridge will be built over the Mechi River has elated a lot of people except for the 27 families of Mechidanda, Kakkadvitta who have been living under the fear of being displaced.