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Collapsed foot overbridge built by Hyderabad firm

delhi Updated: Sep 21, 2010 18:36 IST

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The foot overbridge which collapsed on Tuesday near the main Commonwealth Games venue, the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium, was constructed by the Hyderabad -based PNR Infra, which was contracted by the Delhi government's Public Works Department.

Delhi government's Public Works Department minister Raj Kumar Chauhan told IANS: "A rod was being rested on a grid but a clip slipped...resulting in the bridge collapsing."

"The bridge was constructed by Hyderabad based PNR Infra".

Here are the salient details on its construction:

Government agency incharge: Public Works Department, Delhi government;

Constructed by: Hyderabad based PNR Infra;

Chief Engineer: AK Sinha

Cost: Rs 5 crores

Length: 95 metres

Breadth: 5 metres

Work initiated: April 2010

Work completion: Sep 2010