Durgam Cheruvu Cable Bridge To Be Completed By October: Dana Kishore

Hyderabad, June 15 (Maxim News): Municipal Administration Principal Secretary Arvind Kumar, along with GHMC Commissioner Dana Kishore inspected Durgam Cheruvu and took stock of the progress achieved in the construction of cable bridge across the Durgam Cheruvu. MD TSIIC Narasimha Reddy, Additional Commissioner Hari Chandana and Chief Engineer Sridhar were also present.

Construction of Durgam Cheruvu Cable Bridge will be completed by October this year, Dana Kishore said. The commissioner said that, apart from laying walking track and cycling track, an integrated lighting system is being planned with an estimated cost of Rs 10 crores, he said The concessionaires apprised the officials about the progress of the works. The cable bridge is having a span length of 233.85 mts and stands as the longest span. The extradosed cable stay technology is being adopted to preserve the lake heritage and beauty.

The bridge when completed will cater a dense traffic movement from road no. 45 to inorbit mall with a configuration of four lane traffic movement, two lane cycling track and an additional footpath of 2.5m. Durgam Cheruvu bridge of this span in length is the first project in India to be constructed in dense traffic of urban city with 24×7 traffic with high profile movement.

All the works are performed at a height of 20m and above from the ground level. The project location lies in hilly terrain thereby having tremendous leveling. He said the cable bridge was being built in four phases. Cement, Concrete and modern technology are being used for completion of the bridge works, he stated. He said the bridge will have facilities like walking track, cycling track and attractive lighting system to entice the tourists and people alike.

The bridge will have steel railing on both sides, he said, adding all facilities will be in place at the lake and upon new bridge operational, it will attract crowds. (Maxim News)

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