Kuakhai Bridge To Remain Closed For 45 More Days


Bhubaneswar: The Kuakhai bridge, which connects Cuttack-Bhubaneswar, will remain closed for 45 more days for repair work, informed the Twin City Commissionerate Police.

“NHAI / SJEPL have further requested vide his letter No. SJEPL/AM/OEN-375 Dtd. 20.05.2021 for extension of time for closure of Kuakhai LHS bridge for completion of repair works for a period of 45 days on NH-16 and have requested for diversion of traffic on the base report of inspection and load testing of the said bridge,” said the CP, in a notification.

“In order to facilitate the repair works for the benefit of the commuters, there is a need for diversion of the vehicles for smooth flow of traffic at aforesaid bridge on NH-16 and the approach roads for safety and security of commuters as per the feasibility report submitted by ACP Traffic,” the notification issued by the police stated.

“All the vehicles coming from Bhubaneswar side towards Cuttack side shall not ply on this bridge (L145) and shall be diverted towards middle Kukhal bridge from 24.05.2021 to 07.07.2021,” it stated.

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