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The bridges inaugurated virtually by defence minister Rajnath Singh on Monday will go a long way in connecting remote areas to the rest of India.(PTI/For representation)

Of 44 bridges dedicated to nation, HP gets two on Manali-Leh highway

By HT Correspondent, Shimla
UPDATED ON OCT 12, 2020 05:50 PM IST
The two structures include the 360 metre Darcha Barsi bridge over the Bhaga river and the Palchan bridge over the Beas
Police personnel and residents near the Indian stretch of the bridge on the Kartarpur Corridor near Dera Baba Nanak town of Gurdaspur district in Punjab in November 2019. India built its 100-metre stretch before the inauguration of the corridor last year, while Pakistan expressed its inability to build the 320-metre portion in the stipulated time but promised to complete the construction in due course.(Sameer Sehgal/HT file photo)
Police personnel and residents near the Indian stretch of the bridge on the Kartarpur Corridor near Dera Baba Nanak town of Gurdaspur district in Punjab in November 2019. India built its 100-metre stretch before the inauguration of the corridor last year, while Pakistan expressed its inability to build the 320-metre portion in the stipulated time but promised to complete the construction in due course.(Sameer Sehgal/HT file photo)

Pakistani team to meet Indian authorities at Dera Baba Nanak for building bridge in Kartarpur Corridor

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON AUG 27, 2020 06:30 AM IST
The engineers will discuss the construction of a bridge on a low-lying stretch near the border on the Pakistan side besides surveying the bridge constructed on the Indian side
Honest dialogues with those you care for or with colleagues you perceive as your adversaries can throw up some surprises.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Honest dialogues with those you care for or with colleagues you perceive as your adversaries can throw up some surprises.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)

Guest column: Differences can be resolved, don’t burn your bridges

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Mahavir S Jagdev
PUBLISHED ON JUN 13, 2020 09:34 PM IST
Different ways of thinking sometimes lead to innovation and creativity and lay the foundation of strong and stable organisations provided our differences don’t degenerate to disputes.
Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur has urged Nitin Gadkari to grant funds for projects and early clearance to 69 highways in the hill state.(HT Photo)
Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur has urged Nitin Gadkari to grant funds for projects and early clearance to 69 highways in the hill state.(HT Photo)

CM seeks 536 cr for 17 roads, 10 bridges in Himachal

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By HT Correspondent, Shimla
UPDATED ON APR 28, 2020 10:09 PM IST
The CM said that in view of the density of vehicular traffic on national highways, it was crucial that periodic renewal and maintenance of these roads be ensured
Centeral Railway has asked the KDMC to shut the Dombivili rail over bridge after it was declared unsafe.(Praful Gangurde/HT Photo(Represtative image))
Centeral Railway has asked the KDMC to shut the Dombivili rail over bridge after it was declared unsafe.(Praful Gangurde/HT Photo(Represtative image))

Shut Dombivli rail over bridge for all vehicles by Aug 28: CR to KDMC

Hindustan Times,Mumbai | By Sajana Nambiar
UPDATED ON AUG 12, 2019 09:42 AM IST
The CR has asked us to close the bridge for all types of vehicles by August 28. We have, however, insisted for a fresh study by a consultant to check if the bridge can be used by small vehicles. We will submit a report to the CR before 28August.
The designs were unveiled by chief minister Devendra Fadnavis in an authority meeting earlier this week.
The designs were unveiled by chief minister Devendra Fadnavis in an authority meeting earlier this week.

Designs for 3 new bridges in Mumbai unveiled

Hindustan Times | By Tanushree Venkatraman, Mumbai
PUBLISHED ON JUL 13, 2019 12:54 AM IST
As part of the Metro-2B corridor, the cable-stayed bridges at Vakola, BKC and Mithi River will take inspiration from the sky, a historical sword and the zero.
The missing couple has been identified as Aditya Amre, 30, and Sarika Amre, 28. at Panvel in Navi Mumbai, India, on Tuesday, July 9, 2019.(HT Photo)
The missing couple has been identified as Aditya Amre, 30, and Sarika Amre, 28. at Panvel in Navi Mumbai, India, on Tuesday, July 9, 2019.(HT Photo)

Couple riding bike on bridge washed away in Panvel’s Gadi river

Hindustan Times, Navi Mumbai | By Pranab Jyoti Bhuyan
UPDATED ON JUL 10, 2019 08:22 AM IST
Aditya Ambre, 30, and his wife Sarika, 28, had to cross the bridge over Gadi river as it is the only access to the main road from their home in Umroli village.
The Gokhale foot over-bridge collapsed on July 3, 2018 at Andheri.(HT FILE)
The Gokhale foot over-bridge collapsed on July 3, 2018 at Andheri.(HT FILE)

A year since Andheri bridge collapse, CR, WR await IIT-B reports on all 445 bridges

Hindustan Times | By Aroosa Ahmed, Mumbai
PUBLISHED ON JUL 02, 2019 01:38 AM IST
IIT-B blames ‘vast’ rail network for delay; final reports in two months

Maharashtra government to request CAG to audit bridges built by BMC in past five years

Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent, Mumbai
PUBLISHED ON JUN 27, 2019 12:38 AM IST
The Maharashtra government will write to the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) to conduct an audit of all bridges constructed by the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) in the past five years
Heavy machines at work beyond the border fence for the construction of the Indian side of Kartarpur corridor, in Gurdaspur district, Monday.(PTI Photo)
Heavy machines at work beyond the border fence for the construction of the Indian side of Kartarpur corridor, in Gurdaspur district, Monday.(PTI Photo)

Pak unwilling to build bridge on Kartarpur zero line, say officials

New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUN 23, 2019 08:08 AM IST
The proposed corridor will connect Gurdwara Darbar Sahib in Pakistan’s Kartarpur, the final resting place of Sikhism founder Guru Nanak, to Dera Baba Nanak Sahib in India’s Gurdaspur district.
A BMC engineers’ union meeting in Parel on Thursday.(Kunal Patil/HT Photo)
A BMC engineers’ union meeting in Parel on Thursday.(Kunal Patil/HT Photo)

Mass leave of Mumbai civic engineers slows down repairs on 250 bridges

Hindustan Times | By Eeshanpriya MS
UPDATED ON MAY 10, 2019 08:10 AM IST
42 officials won’t attend work for 2 weeks, protesting arrest of retired chief engineer in CSMT bridge collapse case
“We had already shut down the bridges at Kurla railway staion and MPT last week, before it was the report was submitted,” added the railway official.(HT Photo)
“We had already shut down the bridges at Kurla railway staion and MPT last week, before it was the report was submitted,” added the railway official.(HT Photo)

After IIT-B report, CR to dismantle 4 bridges

Hindustan Times, MUMBAI | By Aroosa Ahmed
UPDATED ON APR 24, 2019 07:03 AM IST
Two other FoBs at Mumbai Port Trust (MPT) and Kurla railway station were mentioned in the report to be dismantled. However, CR had already shut them last week
The FoB that collapsed at Andheri in July last year.(HT Photo)
The FoB that collapsed at Andheri in July last year.(HT Photo)

After IIT-B report, Central Railway to dismantle 4 bridges in Mumbai

Hindustan Times | By Aroosa Ahmed, Mumbai
UPDATED ON APR 24, 2019 12:09 AM IST
The move comes after Indian Institute of Technology-Bombay (IIT-B), which was asked to audit bridges in the city after pedestrian pathway of Gokhale Bridge at Andheri railway station collapsed nine months ago, submitted 30 reports on Tuesday
The Maoist-affected districts of Gajapati, Malkangiri, Koraput, Rayagada and Nabarangpur are going to polls in the first phase of Lok Sabha election on April 11.(HT File)
The Maoist-affected districts of Gajapati, Malkangiri, Koraput, Rayagada and Nabarangpur are going to polls in the first phase of Lok Sabha election on April 11.(HT File)

50kg landmine found under a bridge in Maoist-affected Gajapati district ahead of polls

Hindustan Times, Bhubaneswar | By Debabrata Mohanty
UPDATED ON APR 10, 2019 09:51 AM IST
Gajapati’s superintendent of police Sarah Sharma said the landmine was recovered from under a bridge near Paniganda village under Adaba police station area.
With more than 60 engineers from the bridges department on election duty, the repair of foot overbridges (FOBs) and subways across the city may get hit, according to civic officials. (Photo by Bachchan Kumar/ Hindustan Times)(Hindustan Times)
With more than 60 engineers from the bridges department on election duty, the repair of foot overbridges (FOBs) and subways across the city may get hit, according to civic officials. (Photo by Bachchan Kumar/ Hindustan Times)(Hindustan Times)

Work on bridges is likely to be delayed

Mumbai | By Steffy Thevar
PUBLISHED ON MAR 29, 2019 04:23 AM IST
Engineers have been asked to check old records as a part of the inquiry into the FOB collapse, and fast-track the tendering process for bridge repairs.
New Delhi, India - March 19, 2019: Pedestrians cross a busy road due to closed foot overbridge, at Maharani Bagh, in New Delhi, India, on Tuesday, March 19, 2019. (Photo Amal KS / Hindustan Times)
New Delhi, India - March 19, 2019: Pedestrians cross a busy road due to closed foot overbridge, at Maharani Bagh, in New Delhi, India, on Tuesday, March 19, 2019. (Photo Amal KS / Hindustan Times)

Delhi’s Maharani Bagh pedestrian bridge shut after damage

New Delhi | By Ashish Mishra
PUBLISHED ON MAR 20, 2019 06:23 AM IST
The PWD will dismantle the facility as it is “beyond repair”. Officials said the FOB was anyway scheduled to be razed in the coming months for the Ashram flyover extension project.
The Azad Maidan police on Monday arrested Neeraj Desai, the structural auditor who had certified Himalaya Bridge near Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus (CSMT) — which collapsed last week — as “safe for use”.(Anshuman Poyrekar/HT)
The Azad Maidan police on Monday arrested Neeraj Desai, the structural auditor who had certified Himalaya Bridge near Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus (CSMT) — which collapsed last week — as “safe for use”.(Anshuman Poyrekar/HT)

CSMT bridge collapse: Auditor who marked bridge ‘safe’ held

Mumbai | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAR 19, 2019 08:37 AM IST
Six people were killed and 31 others injured after a slab of the arterial bridge, which connected CSMT to the other side of Dadabhai Naoroji (DN) Road, came crashing down on March 14.
An injured woman is helped at the site of a collapsed footbridge outside the Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus railway station in Mumbai on Thursday.(REUTERS)
An injured woman is helped at the site of a collapsed footbridge outside the Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus railway station in Mumbai on Thursday.(REUTERS)

Two nurses on way to hospital among 6 dead in Mumbai footbridge collapse

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON APR 22, 2020 05:43 PM IST
Among the five dead in the overbridge collapse near Mumbai’s Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus were two nurses who were on their way to a hospital.
A security personnel stands guard at Bogibell Bridge in Dibrugarh. Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate on December 25 the Bogibeel Bridge, India's longest rail-road bridge, connecting the north and south banks of the Brahmaputra, falling in the eastern part of Assam and Arunachal Pradesh.(PTI)
A security personnel stands guard at Bogibell Bridge in Dibrugarh. Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate on December 25 the Bogibeel Bridge, India's longest rail-road bridge, connecting the north and south banks of the Brahmaputra, falling in the eastern part of Assam and Arunachal Pradesh.(PTI)

PM Narendra Modi to open bridge over Brahmaputra to boost Northeast connectivity

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Anisha Dutta & Faizan Haider
UPDATED ON DEC 23, 2018 04:48 PM IST
The 4.94 km bridge is touted as the longest rail-and-road bridge in India and is situated 17 km downstream of Dibrugarh city in Assam.
Work in progress on the Vadol bridge in Ulhasnagar (West).
Work in progress on the Vadol bridge in Ulhasnagar (West).

Two years on, Ulhasnagar civic body yet to complete bridge over Waldhuni River

Hindustan Times | By Sajana Nambiar, Ulhasnagar
PUBLISHED ON DEC 09, 2018 01:24 AM IST
There are around 4,000 residents living Vadolgaon and most of them travel to Ulhasnagar city for work and other purposes.
Congress leader Navjot Singh Sidhu has said that the Kartarpur corridor will be a bridge and will erase enmity between the two nations.(HT Photo)
Congress leader Navjot Singh Sidhu has said that the Kartarpur corridor will be a bridge and will erase enmity between the two nations.(HT Photo)

Kartarpur Corridor a bridge of peace: Navjot Sidhu ahead of inauguration

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON NOV 27, 2018 07:23 PM IST
Navjot Sidhu was speaking in Lahore where he has gone to attend the foundation laying ceremony of the Kartarpur corridor on the Pakistan side. Sidhu was invited by the Pakistan administration to attend the ceremony and had accepted the invite.
Sudarshan Chakravorty (center) and dancers of Sapphire practice for the show to be held in Kazakhstan
Sudarshan Chakravorty (center) and dancers of Sapphire practice for the show to be held in Kazakhstan

A contemporary cultural bridge between India and Kazakhstan

By Himika Chaudhuri
UPDATED ON SEP 08, 2018 06:59 PM IST
The Spirit of Dance festival to be held in Astana, the Capital of Kazakhstan from September 10, will see India being represented by Sapphire, a contemporary dance company from Kolkata.
Disaster management personnel carry out rescue and relief works at the site of Majerhat Bridge collapse, in Kolkata on Wednesday.(PTI)
Disaster management personnel carry out rescue and relief works at the site of Majerhat Bridge collapse, in Kolkata on Wednesday.(PTI)

20 bridges in Kolkata and Howrah past expiry dates, says Mamata Banerjee

UPDATED ON SEP 06, 2018 07:54 PM IST
A part of the 50-year-old Majerhat bridge’s central section caved in on Tuesday, killing two people and injuring 19.
A section of the bridge collapsed on September 4 disrupting an arterial connection between the city of Kolkata and South 24 Parganas district. The Diamond Harbour Road, of which the bridge was a part, is one of the routes which was used by some vehicles going to and coming from Kolkata Dock Complex.(Samir Jana)
A section of the bridge collapsed on September 4 disrupting an arterial connection between the city of Kolkata and South 24 Parganas district. The Diamond Harbour Road, of which the bridge was a part, is one of the routes which was used by some vehicles going to and coming from Kolkata Dock Complex.(Samir Jana)

Worries for Nepal as bridge collapses in Kolkata

Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondents, Kolkata/siliguri
PUBLISHED ON SEP 06, 2018 02:23 PM IST
The landlocked country is dependent on Kolkata Port for all its imports through the sea route. Apprehending disruption in movement of goods from the port as a result of the mishap, the consul general of Nepal expressed his concern to the port authorities.
The move is part of the audit of 445 bridge structures after the pedestrian portion of Gokhale bridge collapsed onto the tracks at Andheri station on July 3.(HT FILE)
The move is part of the audit of 445 bridge structures after the pedestrian portion of Gokhale bridge collapsed onto the tracks at Andheri station on July 3.(HT FILE)

Central Railway to remove heavy wires at 14 locations to ease burden on bridges in Mumbai

Hindustan Times | By Aroosa Ahmed, Mumbai
UPDATED ON AUG 16, 2018 12:20 AM IST
The Morandi motorway bridge is seen from a distance after a section collapsed earlier in Genoa on August 14, 2018.(AFP Photo)
The Morandi motorway bridge is seen from a distance after a section collapsed earlier in Genoa on August 14, 2018.(AFP Photo)

Around 30 dead as bridge collapses in Genoa, says Italian minister

Genoa | By AFP
UPDATED ON AUG 14, 2018 11:52 PM IST
The disaster occurred on a highway that connects Italy to France and other vacation resorts on the eve of a major Italian holiday on Wednesday.
A boy walks past a car that was washed away after the area was lashed by incessant rains and flood situation, in Haldwani on July 31.(File/PTI)
A boy walks past a car that was washed away after the area was lashed by incessant rains and flood situation, in Haldwani on July 31.(File/PTI)

Sher nullah bus accident: PWD proposes Rs 11-crore bridge

Hindustan Times, Haldwani | By Abhinav Madhwal
UPDATED ON AUG 01, 2018 10:35 PM IST
Locals said the bus accident would not have occurred had the government built a bridge on the Sher nullah
The bridge over Gurupriya river will connect a remote areat to mainland Malkangiri.(Debabrata Mohanty/ HT Photo)
The bridge over Gurupriya river will connect a remote areat to mainland Malkangiri.(Debabrata Mohanty/ HT Photo)

Odisha’s last Maoist citadel gets a bridge of hope

Debabrata Mohanty, Malkangiri (Odisha) | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUL 29, 2018 10:39 AM IST
A 910-metre concrete bridge across the Gurupriya river now connects 30,000 people in 151 impoverished villages to the rest of Malkangiri. These villages were once a ‘liberated’ zone for the Maoists for years.
The bridge was supposed to be completed by January 2018.(Risikesh Chaudhary/HT)
The bridge was supposed to be completed by January 2018.(Risikesh Chaudhary/HT)

6-lane Kalyan bridge delayed again, likely to open next May

Hindustan Times | By Sajana Nambiar, Kalyan
UPDATED ON JUN 07, 2018 12:24 AM IST
Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority cites changes to the project for the delay
The project worth ₹300 crore will be funded by the National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development.(Representative Photo/HT)
The project worth ₹300 crore will be funded by the National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development.(Representative Photo/HT)

135 bridges to be built to ease traffic flow on Chardham route

Hindustan Times | By Deep Joshi, Dehradun
PUBLISHED ON APR 03, 2018 10:07 PM IST
In a decision that will “help boost” high-end tourism in Uttarakhand, the government will build 135 cantilever bridges to ease volume of traffic that will register a hefty increase following completion of the Chardham all-weather road project by 2020
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