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DC Srinagar inspects progress on construction work on Dalgate Bridge, pace of Macadamization Works in City

SRINAGAR, MAY 01: Deputy Commissioner(DC), Srinagar on Monday morning undertook a visit to various City areas to inspect the various ongoing developmental works.

Accompanied by the Officers of the concerned Departments, the Deputy Commissioner visited Dalgate area and took onsite inspection of the works undertaken for construction of New Dalgate Bridge near Badyari Chowk being carried out at an estimated cost of Rs 5.0 Crores.

On the occasion, the DC was apprised that work is under progress and the process related to shifting of utilities including PHE and PDD lines has been completed so far while construction of CofferDam for restraining water in progress. He was also informed that widening of the curve on Badyari Chowk towards Boulevard has been incorporated under the project which will ensure decongestion of the traffic flow along Boulevard axis.

The DC asked the Officers and concerned executing agency to speed up the pace of work on the vital project of the Dalgate Bridge by employing additional men and so that traffic flow is regulated in the area in a smooth manner.

Later, the Deputy Commissioner also inspected the status of Macadamisation Works in different parts of the city.

While inspecting the macadamization works, the DC was informed that a target length of 97.05 km has been earmarked for the current fiscal by the R&B Department in Srinagar City out of which 25.75 km road length has been macadamized till date.

Chief Planning Officer, Superintending Engineer R&B, Executive Engineers of R&B and other concerned Officers accompanied the Deputy Commissioner.