Senior engineers of the PWD rushed to the spot immediately to inspect its position.
“As it has developed crack, we immediately restricted the traffic over it,” Rath said.
Describing the bridge as the lifeline of the area, around 75 meter long bridge over river Boda, was constructed in 1933 and connected to Belaguntha and Bhanjanagara.
Executive Engineer said they have planned for construction of a diversion bridge on the downstream. The diversion work would start from Saturday, he added.