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Restore traffic on fourth bridge at earliest: Sat

BJP State President & MLA Sat Sharma (C.A.), during his visit of Bhagwati Nagar inspected the ongoing repair work being undertaken on fourth bridge of River Tawi. He was accompanied by JKPCC Managing Director Dalip Thussu, Executive Engineer Pawan Gupta, PWD Chief Engineer Alok Mengi and AEE Manoj Gupta.
Sat Sharma, after inspecting the work related to repair of the damaged pillars washed away upper portion of the bridge, held threadbare discussions with the senior officials of JKPCC and PWD, wherein he sought the progress made so far in repairing the bridge and construction of damaged pillars. The technical aspects were also discussed.
Sat Sharma told these officials that there should not be any compromise on the quality and round the clock work should be undertaken so that the traffic is restored on Bhagwati Nagar bridge at the earliest. He said that due to damage and resultant closer of this bridge, the people of his constituency has been made to suffer due to traffic jams and diversion of vehicular movement the concerned departments should ensure that the new pillars constructed or the repair work undertaken is as per the laid down technical norms and there is no lapse in following the same.
The officials present on the occasion assured Sat Sharma that one tube of the bridge will be made fit for traffic movement within next fifteen days and the remaining work will also be completed very soon.
Sat Sharma, earlier on the previous day, during the inauguration of Government Dental College at Ambphalla, had also urged upon the Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti to direct the JKPCC and PWD to complete the work on priority for the convenience of the people.
BJP leaders of Jammu West District Parmodh Kapahi, Ayodhya Gupta, Puneet Mahajan, Dr. Pardeep Mohtra, Veena Gupta, Asha Rani and Darshan Kumar also accompanied Sat Sharma.