Sidhu, who visited the site said, “The new bridge will be constructed at the same location. The high-level bridge will also be wider as compared to the old one and the construction work will be completed within eight months, which will facilitate easy approach of traffic towards Jagatpura village.”
The deputy commissioner also directed the public works department (PWD) officials to ensure complete stoppage of vehicular traffic from this bridge and to start the construction work at the earliest.
Sidhu said for the time being to facilitate the people a causeway had been constructed near the bridge. He directed the officials to start construction work for the new bridge at the earliest so that the traffic could move easily.