Will take three days to setup Bailey Bridge in Ramban : BRO official
Srinagar, Jan 14: The Border Roads Organization (BRO) would complete setting of Bailey bridge near Kela Morh in next three days along the 270-km Jammu-Srinagar national highway to restore connectivity between the twin capital cities.
A portion of the highway sank near Kela Morh in Ramban district after a concrete retaining wall of a bridge collapsed on Sunday evening.
The bailey bridge is being launched by BRO, as an interim measure, to restore connectivity between Srinagar and Jammu.
Speaking to Correspondent on spot amid the the construction was going on, Commanding Officer 99 RCC Vinyak Project Beacon said, “ It will take two to three days more to setup Bailey bridge. Heavy vehicles carrying essential supplies can also be allowed to cross over the bridge. ”
He added that it will provide relief to the hundreds of vehicles carrying essentials to cross into the valley.
Officials of National Highway Authority of India, the road construction and maintaining agency had earlier said that the “Repairing by concrete filling and settling of the concrete for making it (highway) motorable may take approximately 10 days,”