Added on : 2018-10-10 17:37:54
The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has decided to reconstruct 14 damaged bridges – a move that will trigger massive traffic congestion across Mumbai in the days to come. As per a Times of India report, the municipal body recently conducted a civic audit of 296 bridges. The audit report revealed that 18 bridges were beyond repair. The structures were marked for demolition and reconstruction. Of the 18 bridges, 14 comes under the responsibility of the BMC while four others were under Railways, MMRDA and private layouts. It includes six foot over-bridges (FOBs) and eight road bridges.