In Srinagar there would be an improvement in transport facilities after the NH-44 project would be completed. This was told by DC Srinagar who said that as soon as these prestigious projects on NH-44 (Jammu-Srinagar highway) are completed it shall improve transport facilities in Srinagar and also will prove helpful to overcome traffic congestion along the highway and on other important road corridors.

He took onsite appraisal of works on Noor Jehan Bridge being constructed by R&B over River Jhelum at Qamarwari at an estimated cost of Rs 10 crore.

He took a round of the bridge on which over 75 percent work has been completed. The DC asked concerned Officers to expedite the works and finish balance works within two months.

He said by completion of this project decade old demand will be fulfilled and will also bring considerable change in the movement of traffic flow.

He was accompanied by Chief Planning Officer Srinagar, Superintending Engineer R&B, SDM West, Executive Engineers of R&B CD-Ist & PCD-Ist, Project Director, NHAI, Tehsildar Pantha Chowk, Tehsildar Chanpora, Tehsildar Shalteng and other concerned.

He inspected the construction site of the Rs 37 crore project of Sanat Nagar Flyover. The DC was informed that the tendering and allotment process has been completed and physical work shall be taken up on the ground next week.

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