Bailey Bridges
West Bengal  /  Published 07.11.21

Bailey bridge work from tomorrow

The state PWD (NH-IX division) will start installing the Bailey bridge over the damaged bridge on the Balason river on the northwest-end of Siliguri from Monday. “Three trucks loaded with the i...
By Our Correspondent in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 30.10.18

Open in tidal flow, Bailey bridges ease jam

The pain of a long commute from central Calcutta to neighbourhoods like Taratala and Behala eased on Tuesday afternoon after the twin Bailey structures that provide an alternative to the fallen Majerh...
By Debraj Mitra and Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 12.10.18

New road passes test on Day 1

On September 10, five days after the collapse of Majerhat bridge, a ride from Taratala to Mominpore via New Alipore Road and Durgapur Bridge took more than an hour.On October 12, the journey betw...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 11.10.18

Bailey bridge can bear army tank load

The Bailey bridges in Majerhat can withstand the weight of an army tank, the Garden Reach Shipbuilders & Engineers has said.Each of the two bridges on the Chetla canal, which stand nearly a metre ...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

North East  /  Published 18.12.18

Bridge on China border opened

Arunachal Pradesh chief minister Pema Khandu inaugurated a bridge between Tidding and Hayuliang town, across the Tilua river, in the state’s Anjaw district on Tuesday morning. The 110-metre-long ste...
By Rishu Kalantri in Tinsukia

West Bengal  /  Published 01.11.18

Bailey bridge timings change

The timings for one-way traffic in either direction through the two new Bailey bridges linking Alipore and New Alipore were altered on Wednesday to ensure that the flow is in sync with the window for ...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 25.10.18

Twin Tolly Bailey bridges on cards

The state government has decided to set up two Bailey bridges over Tolly’s Nullah in Tollygunge to ease the traffic flow across New Alipore, Behala and Joka.One of the Bailey bridges will link Mahat...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 19.07.19

Kestopur Bailey bridge to be longer than Majerhat

A Bailey bridge that will come up across Kestopur canal for Salt Lake-bound vehicles from VIP Road will be double the length of the ones in Majerhat, an urban development department official said. The...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta


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