The work of launching the primary girder for the brand new Patripool Rail over bridge (ROB) was accomplished on Monday morning after the Central Railway (CR) facilitated a particular mega block to complete the remaining 10 per cent of the work, officers mentioned.
Even after the 14 hours lengthy mega block imposed on November 21 and 22, the work of the girder launching could possibly be accomplished as much as 90 per cent solely. However the particular mega block by railway helped in finishing the launch of the 76.67 meter lengthy open internet girder for the ROB situated on the Kalyan-Shilphata stretch.
Technical glitches and an engine failure at Dadar station on Sunday morning had led to the delay and the launching of an 18-metre portion of the girder was pending.
“As the work on Sunday started late we could not finish the entire work. Due to the special mega block the remaining works were finished. The special block was allotted between 1.30 am to 3 am,” mentioned an officer of Maharashtra State Road Development Corporation (MSRDC).
“During the block provided we managed to finish the major works and even after the block the work continued till 6 am,” added the officer.
Kalyan MP Shrikant Shinde who was on the spot in a single day mentioned,” Completing the launching of girder was crucial and steady efforts by the employees and engineers helped in ending it. There have been moments after we thought that the work is not going to end. However, the devoted method helped finishing it.”
The 104-year-old Patripool bridge was dismantled in November 2018 which badly affected the visitors motion within the metropolis. Commuters have been demanding a brand new bridge as they needed to face hour lengthy visitors jams on the parallel present bridge.