Tallah Bridge
Calcutta  /  Published 10.06.20

L&T to build new Tallah bridge

Larsen and Toubro (L&T) will build the new Tallah bridge, which could be ready for use by February 2022 if everything moves according to plan, officials of the public ...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 12.05.20

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

Calcutta  /  Published 06.04.20

Tallah demolition resumes in lockdown

The demolition work of the Tallah bridge resumed a few days ago to ensure the 57-year-old structure is pulled down by the end of this month.The demolition of the bridge had stopped after the Centre an...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 16.03.20

Tallah bridge in 21 months: Official

The new Tallah bridge will be built by L&T in 21 months, a senior PWD official said.The new bridge will stand close to the old structure, which is being demolished. Construction work will begin in...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 13.03.20

1pm cut-off for Lockgate flyover traffic

Vehicles headed for Bagbazar from BT Road will move through the Lockgate flyover from 6am to 1pm and in the reverse direction from 1pm till midnight, according to a new traffic diversion plan drawn up...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 11.03.20

Tallah rejig works during day, fails at night

Vehicles moved largely smoothly during the day on the first working day after police rejigged traffic plan around the Tallah bridge.Vehicles bound for Cossipore Road from Central Avenue were diverted ...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 10.03.20

Level crossing rejigs traffic flow around Tallah

A new railway level crossing on a road that runs parallel to the Cossipore bridge has changed the direction of traffic flow from BT Road to Shyambazar and vice-versa from Tuesday.Bagbazar-bound cars f...
By Kinsuk Basu and Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 19.02.20

Three kids injured in explosionNews Briefs: Crude bomb explosion near Calcutta injures three children

Three kids were injured in a crude bomb explosion at Ghutiari Sharif in South 24-Parganas on Tuesday afternoon. The bomb was kept in a bag behind the house of a man named Rajjak Sardar, police said. T...
By The Telegraph in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 04.02.20

Bypassed by diversion plan

A stretch of a road that can take load off the Shyambazar five-point crossing is lying unused, at a time the authorities are struggling to steer traffic across north Calcutta following the closure of ...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 03.02.20

July, revised date for Baranagar Metro

The Noapara-Dakshineswar Metro link, which could have reduced the inconvenience being faced by commuters because of the Tallah bridge shutdown, will not be commissioned in March as planned earlier, of...
By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta


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