State Affairs

Delhi’s Signature Bridge hits a rocky patch


Delhi government’s much-delayed Signature Bridge project at Wazirabad, being built at a cost of Rs 1,131 crore, has hit a rocky patch, quite literally. The Delhi Tourism & Transportation Development Corporation (DTTDC) is now trying hard to get past this hurdle to deliver on the renewed deadline of September 2015.

With the machines required to negotiate the rocky stretch to dig deeper—so that the anchor that will hold the main bridge to the ground can be built—not being available in India, the construction company hired by the state is now sourcing it from Malaysia. The machine is expected to arrive in about 2-3 months.

Full report here Times of India


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