Ramban, January 15: Deputy Commissioner (DC), Ramban, Nazim Zai Khan and Chief Engineer BRO, Brigadier IK Jaggi today inspected progress of construction work of Bailey bridge besides repairing work of damaged concrete bridge at Kela Morh.
ADC, Harbans Lal, Project Director, NHIA, Parshotam Kumar, ASP, Rajni Sharma and various other officers of BRO besides the construction agencies were present on the occasion.
After taking stock of the progress on construction work DC informed that construction of Bailey bridge is nearing completion at Kela Morh and trial run would be conducted tomorrow before starting the plying of vehicles on the bridge.
He said that the construction of Bailey bridge is going on round the clock and Border Roads Organization (BRO) has completed about 50% of the bridge launching work by morning today.
DC said that perishable items have been transshipped to their destinations. Meantime,Civil QRT Ramban, Banihal, Ramsu and other organizations are helping the pedestrians to by-pass the damaged portion at Kela Morh safely.
He impressed upon all stakeholders to speed up the construction work at both sites to restore hassle free supply of essentials to Kashmir and traffic movement for the convenience of commuters.
He also advised the people to avoid unnecessary travelling on roads besides advising them to start their journey on national highway only after confirming the status of the road from traffic police control room.
Later, the Chief Engineer BRO informed that the work is in progress as per plan and BRO has put all the resources available for completing the bridge. Work is going on at war footing as all men and machinery have been put to use. Hopefully, by tomorrow evening the Bailey bridge will be completed and ready for traffic.