New Delhi, Sep 21 (Calcutta Tube) The foot overbridge which collapsed Tuesday near the main Commonwealth Games venue, the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium, was constructed by the Hyderabad -based PNR Infra, which was contracted by the Delhi government’s Public Works Department.
Delhi government’s Public Works Department minister Raj Kumar Chauhan told IANS: ‘A rod was being rested on a grid but a clip slipped…resulting in the bridge collapsing.’
‘The bridge was constructed by Hyderabad based PNR Infra’.
Here are the salient details on its construction:
Government agency incharge: Public Works Department, Delhi government;
Constructed by: Hyderabad based PNR Infra;
Chief Engineer: A.K. Sinha
Cost: Rs. 5 crores
Length: 95 metres
Breadth: 5 metres
Work initiated: April 2010
Work completion: Sep 2010