The construction works of three out of the six lanes of second bridge over river Brahmani at Balughat in Rourkela will be completed within the next 15 days, asserted Chief Secretary Suresh Mohapatra.
After the completion of the three lanes, one side of the bridge will be open and vehicles will start plying, Mohapatra said.
The Chief Secretary also assured that the six-laning works of the bridge will be completed by the end of June.
Mohapatra reviewed the execution of the bridge which has been delayed for a long time. He asked officials to ensure early completion of the project works.
“There had been delay in execution of second bridge on Brahmani River. We have decided that one side of the bridge will be opened within 15 days. The six-lane bridge works will completely open by June-end,” he said.
During his visit to Rourkela, Mohapatra reviewed the progress of various projects including Birsa Munda international hockey stadium, the hosting place of the 2023 Men's FIH Hockey World Cup, Panposh market and airport.
Mohapatra also reviewed various projects during his Sundergarh visit. He took stock of two barrage projects on Ib river at Kopasingha and Kudabanga and order completion of the projects within the deadline.
“The tender process for two barrages on Ib river has been completed. Soon the work orders will be issued. The barrages will come up at Kopasingha and Kudabanga,” Mohapatra said.