Majerhat Bridge
West Bengal  /  Published 01.08.21

Austerity drive damper on proposed bridges

The fate of 13 proposed bridges across the state, urgently needed to replace old ones, seems uncertain as the state government’s austerity drive amid the pandemic has put a clamp on new infrastr...
By Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 23.03.21

Sensors to keep tab on bridge

Any deviation in the weight bearing capacity, any minor displacement of a bearing or any faint change in the frequency of oscillation of the cables will flash on the computer screen of engineers becau...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 28.12.20

Majerhat canal to be restored

A stretch of a canal that had been blocked to build the Majerhat bridge will be restored by the middle of January, government and Calcutta Municipal Corporation engineers said. raising hopes that Kidd...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 07.12.20

Goods carriers set to ply on Majerhat bridge

The newly-built Majerhat bridge will soon be open to loaded trucks and other goods vehicles, which are barred from plying over most flyovers and bridges across Calcutta. Since its inauguration last T...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 05.12.20

Jai Hind! With 23 minutes to spare

Thursday Taratala to Esplanade via Bailey bridge (around 9km): 10am to 11.05am ⚫Taratala to Bailey bridge signal: 12 minutes The Taratala flyover saw vehicles moving at a snail’s pace. Ditt...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta


Calcutta  /  Published 04.12.20

Festive crowd on Majerhat bridge

“You have waited for over two years. A couple of extra hours is nothing,” one policeman told a biker coming from Mominpore. But hundreds of people descended on the 650m-long bridge soon a...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 03.12.20

Bengal CM inaugurates Majerhat bridge

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday inaugurated the four-lane Majerhat bridge, which had collapsed over two years ago, and claimed that the project got delayed by nine months as the...
By Our Bureau and Agencies in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 02.12.20

Majerhat bridge to be named Jai Hind

The Majerhat bridge, which will be opened to traffic on December 3, will be named Jai Hind Bridge as a tribute to Subhas Chandra Bose on his 125th birthanniversary, chief minister Mamata Banerjee said...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 29.11.20

Majerhat bridge likely to open on December 3

The Majerhat bridge will be thrown open to traffic within the first few days of December, senior officials in Nabanna said. Though a formal announcement is awaited, several state government officials...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 27.11.20

CM blames railway for bridge delay

The Majerhat bridge could have been inaugurated nine months ago had the railway not delayed providing the necessary permission, chief minister Mamata Banerjee said on Thursday. “We have been me...
By Our Bureau in Calcutta


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