Collapsed foot overbridge built by Hyderabad firm PNR Infra near CWG venue

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

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