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Restoration of minor bridge on Kohima-Mao road completed

Nagaland News

Dimapur, June 15: Deputy Commissioner, Kohima, Kumar Ramnikant IAS, has announced the completion of restoration work on the Minor Bridge at Chainage KM 200+950 on Jakhama NH-02 Kohima Mao Road. The bridge sustained significant damage during the torrential rains caused by Cyclone REMAL on May 28, raising serious safety concerns for vehicular traffic.
In response to the damage, vehicular traffic restrictions for all types of vehicles were imposed starting from May 29, the same day restoration work began. Following partial restoration, restrictions were relaxed for light motor vehicles (LMVs) on June 3.
By June 14, critical repairs, including the concreting of the scoured foundation, reinforcement of the RRM wall of the abutment, and extension of the Bailey Crips from the middle of the structure to the bottom of the stream, were completed. With the restoration work finalized and a technical report confirming the bridge’s operability, all vehicular traffic restrictions will be lifted from June 16.
However, as a precautionary measure, heavy motor vehicles (HMVs) will be permitted to cross the bridge one at a time with a speed limit of 20 kmph until June 20. (Page News Service)