Calcutta Metropolitan Development Authority Cmda
West Bengal  /  Published 11.09.19

Rush to open bridges in run-up to Puja

If Puja means a rush to shop, followed by pandal-hopping, this year’s festive run-up has also brought on a rush to open bridges and flyovers.Officials of the Calcutta Metropolitan Development Autho...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 10.07.19

Growing crack in pier cap prompted Calcutta flyover closure

A crack in the cap of pier number 19 was the reason why engineers decided to close the flyover connecting EM Bypass with VIP Road on Tuesday evening.Sources in the Calcutta Metropolitan Development A...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 08.07.19

Unstable parts of Vivekananda Road flyover to be razed

Portions of the incomplete Vivekananda Road flyover, a part of which crashed two years ago, will be pulled down as recommended by a committee set up by the state government after the collapse of the M...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 11.05.20

Lockdown room for bridge tests in Calcutta

The Tollygunge- Karunamoyee bridge was closed to traffic on Monday for conducting a load test.The bridge will remain closed till 6am on Thursday, police and Calcutta Metropolitan Development Authority...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 18.11.19

Advice for new Kalighat bridge

A bridge that connects Alipore with Kalighat over Tolly’s Nullah has come under the scanner for poor health. Engineers, who conducted a health study of Kalighat bridge, have concluded that replacing...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta


West Bengal  /  Published 25.02.20

EM Bypass stretch off Ruby set to reopen

A 200m stretch of EM Bypass near the Ruby crossing, which has been closed to traffic for nearly three years, will be reopened in about a fortnight, Calcutta Metropolitan Development Authority (CMDA) o...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 12.10.19

Chhath Puja ban at Rabindra Sarobar

Rabindra Sarobar will remain closed between November 2 afternoon and the next morning to ensure Chhath Puja devotees do not perform their rituals in its water. The National Green Tribunal had banned a...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 17.10.19

Police nod sought for Bijon Setu test

The Calcutta Metropolitan Development Authority (CMDA) has sought “traffic clearance” from Lalbazar to conduct a load test on Bijon Setu following the bridge inspection committee’s concerns over...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 19.08.19

Traffic rejig for Aurobindo Setu repair plan

Traffic police have drawn up a detailed diversion plan for three days this week when Aurobindo Setu will be closed to traffic.Starting 11.30pm on August 22, all Sovabazar-bound small vehicles and aut...
By Our Special Correspondent in Ultadanga

West Bengal  /  Published 30.11.19

Wedding season halts Bijon Setu plan

First Puja shopping and now the wedding season. The ailing Bijon Setu’s health survey has been stalled again. Mayor Firhad Hakim said on Saturday that Bijon Setu was not going to be closed immediate...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta


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