Today Suresh Angadi, Member of Parliament Visited and inspected the RoB under construction along with cant V.P Mr. Sheikh and Corporation executive engineer Smt.Laxmi Nippanikar at LC No:126A near Gogte Circle, Belagavi and directed the Railway Engineer and contractor to hasten the pace of work and complete it before 31st Oct 2018.
The old British built bridge was closed for traffic on October 14, 2017. It may be noted that the said old bridge was built by the British and work commenced in 1901 and work was completed in 1905.
The time allocated for the completion of the work in the tender is 18 months, hence the contractor is bound to finish the work by April 2019.
As on today, the retaining wall is yet to be completed, then the girders will have to be placed, then concrete, then curing.