Load Test
News  /  Published 29.03.22

Cops manage to keep traffic smooth under closed Gariahat flyover

On Saturday, cops had turned the traffic signals at Golpark, Panchanantala and the Rashbehari Avenue crossing into manual mode to control the number of vehicles queuing up on Gariahat Road and the oth...
By Our Special Correspondent in Gariahat

News  /  Published 24.03.22

Gariahat flyover to be shut from Friday night to Tuesday dawn

Based on the findings of the test, engineers will decide whether cosmetic repairs of the flyover are enough to increase its life or an overhauling is needed. “The test was long overdue as the t...
By Kinsuk Basu in Kolkata

News  /  Published 28.02.22

Night curbs on AJC Bose flyover till March 2 dawn

Night traffic will not be allowed on the AJC Bose Road flyover till March 2 dawn. The restrictions, in place since February 26 for an inspection, will apply between 10pm and 6am each night. Engineers...
By Kinsuk Basu in Kolkata

News  /  Published 27.11.21

Park Street flyover to be shut on December 4 & 5

HRBC engineers said while the traffic load on the flyover has gone up by several times over 15 years since then, there has not been any major overhauling of the structure apart from periodic maintenan...
By Kinsuk Basu in Kolkata

News  /  Published 18.11.21

Five flyovers in Kolkata to undergo load test

Five flyovers across Kolkata will undergo a load test, an exercise that as aimed at determining the load bearing capacity of the respective structures, the state government has decided. Beginning lat...
By Kinsuk Basu in Kolkata

Calcutta  /  Published 08.06.21

Chitpur bridge closure for test

The Chitpore bridge will remain closed to traffic from 6am on June 10 to 10pm on June 13 to facilitate a load test of the structure. The importance of the Chitpore bridge has increased since the clos...
By Our Special Correspondent in Chitpore

Calcutta  /  Published 16.07.20

Bridge to be closed for load test

Jibanananda Setu that connects the Bypass with Prince Anwar Shah Road and Jadavpur crossing through the Avishikta connector will be closed for three days starting Friday night for a load test. Calcut...
By Our Special Correspondent in Jadavpur

Calcutta  /  Published 12.05.20

Two bridges in Calcutta set to be closed for load test

Bijon Setu and the Chetla bridge, both in south Calcutta, will remain closed to traffic between Thursday and Sunday as part of a health check, CMDA officials said on Tuesday.The 550m-long Bijon Setu c...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 13.10.19

Bijon Setu load test dates soon

The dates for a load test of Bijon Setu, which had been scheduled before Durga Puja but postponed to avoid a traffic mess during the festive rush, could be decided on Friday, officials associated with...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta


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