Majerhat Bridge
West Bengal  /  Published 29.09.19

Rush scare on unsafe Chitpore bridge

A north Calcutta bridge that engineers want dismantled for the flawed design of one of its approaches is likely to be used by a large number of cars and other small vehicles keen on avoiding the Talla...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 20.09.18

New Majerhat route on track

A brick wall in Block G of New Alipore was demolished on Thursday to make way for a new road to connect Humayun Kabir Sarani with Alipore Avenue across a canal and the rail tracks to the east of the f...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 20.09.18

Loud contest

Sir — Ganesha is slowly, but surely, edging out Vishwakarma in Calcutta. Unfortunately, mortals are paying a heavy price on account of this battle among the gods. This year, both pujas were celebrat...
By The Telegraph in

West Bengal  /  Published 18.09.18

CM spells out bridge plan

By Our Bureau in

West Bengal  /  Published 11.01.19

Bengal govt green signals stuck Metro work

The state government has allowed the resumption of work on the stretch of the Joka-Esplanade Metro adjacent to the collapsed Majerhat bridge. At a meeting in Nabanna on Thursday, it was decided that c...
By Our Bureau in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 07.01.19

Diamond cutters slice Calcutta's Majerhat bridge

Diamond cutters and two 140-tonne-capacity cranes were used over the weekend to dismantle a portion of the deck of the collapsed Majerhat bridge over railway tracks.The diamond cutters were used to sl...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 26.12.18

Rail nod to Majerhat bridge tweak

The original plan drawn up by the public works department had suggested a 29m width with four lanes. But the bridge would have encroached on the Majerhat Metro station under construction.Metro had ear...
By Sanjay Mandal and Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 19.12.18

Calcutta metro pillar gene stored in QR code

Newly built pillars of Metro projects are being QR-coded with their construction DNA for quick reference, unlike older infrastructure with sketchy or no technical details available to engineers when t...
By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 17.12.18

No place for old flyover in ‘new’ Sealdah

The Sealdah flyover should be pulled down and a taller one built in its place for traffic to be able to move through one of the city’s most congested areas once the East-West Metro hub there becomes...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 06.11.18

Stage set for Majerhat bridge contract

The Bengal government has cleared the decks for awarding the contract for reconstruction of the Majerhat bridge, which had collapsed on September 4, to a Delhi-based company, the sole firm that had pa...
By Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta


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