POKHARA, Oct 21: The Development Committee under Gandaki provincial assembly has directed the authorities concerned to ensure that the under-construction bridge connecting Pokhara Municipality ward no 14 and 15 is completed on time.
SINDHULI, Aug 6: When he running for the recent local election, Prem Bahadur Tamang, the current chairperson of Khadadevi Rural Municipality, would face just one major question from the locals – “When will the bridge of Khairenighat be built?”
MYAGDI, May 30: Myagdi has given instruction to cease bridge construction works under the Beni-Jomsom-Korola road project. The Office cited the use of substandard construction materials in the construction of a cemented bridge over the Rahughat River and directed for the halt until a next notice.
CHITWAN, May 29: The Mugling section under the Prithivi Highway will be closed for 14 days starting tomorrow (May 30). The road will be shut to allow a smooth construction of the arch bridge above the Trishuli river linking Chitwan and Tanahun districts, read a notice issued by the bridge planning mid-area sector number two.
RUKUM, April 25: Construction of a bridge linking Simli with Garayala in Sani Bheri Rural Municipality of Western Rukum began six years ago. It was supposed to be completed within two years. But six years down the lane, the project is nowhere close to completion.
KATHMANDU, Sept 24: On August 25, four people died when a boat carrying 27 people capsized after hitting the pillar of a half-done bridge over the Lalbakaiya River in Rautahat. The contractor of the bridge had left the bridge construction work incomplete for years and the locals were forced to use boats to cross the river, so the public blamed the contractor, Pappu Construction, for the deaths.
RAUTAHAT, Aug 29: Ex-lawmaker Satya Narayan Bhagat and Kishor Chanau, a neighbor of one of the persons killed in Saturday's boat capsize in Lalbakaiya River, have filed separate complaints with government authorities Tuesday demanding action against Harinarayan Prasad Rauniyar, the civil contractor of the under-construction bridge over the river.