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Vivekananda Road Flyover
Calcutta  /  Published 24.08.21

Milk market shift for flyover razing

The milk market at Ganesh Talkies and two parking lots nearby will be shifted to make way for the second phase of the demolition of the Vivekananda Road flyover, a part of which had collapsed in March...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 15.08.21

Flyover razing new phase from August 27

The second phase of the dismantling of Vivekananda Road flyover will begin from August 27. The stretch of the busy Vivekananda Road between Ganesh Talkies and Girish Park will be shut to traffic for ...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 12.06.21

Barricades set up to raze flyover

Work on erecting barricades along the stretch of the Vivekananda Road flyover that will be pulled down in the first phase, began on Friday. Labourers dug holes on Strand Road to put up bamboo poles. ...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 03.06.21

Flyover raze schedule

The dismantling of the Vivekananda Road flyover will be done in four phases beginning from the middle of June, more than five years after a 41-metre portion of the flyover collapsed killing 26 people....
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 31.01.21

Mumbai firm to dismantle flyover

A Mumbai-based company has been selected to dismantle the partially fallen Vivekananda Road flyover. While the formal order has yet to be released, senior officials in the urban development departmen...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

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Calcutta  /  Published 02.12.20

Daily scan of collapsed flyover

Six CMDA engineers, working in two shifts, are scanning the Vivekananda Road flyover in north Calcutta, a part of which collapsed in March 2016, every day for signs of any further damage that could br...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 03.11.20

2 die after lorry hits pillar of bus stand

Two men were killed when a lorry travelling down Vivekananda Road early on Monday lost control, mounted a footpath and knocked down a concrete pillar of a passenger shelter, causing it to collapse. T...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 30.09.20

Raze Vivekananda Road flyover: Panel

A committee appointed to decide the fate of the Vivekananda Road flyover has recommended its demolition, government officials said on Tuesday. V.K. Raina, a bridge engineer and the external expert on...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 10.09.19

Bijon Setu check-up put off

A proposal to study the health of Bijon Setu over the weekend has been scrapped because police have raised objections fearing the traffic mess it would create ahead of Calcutta’s biggest shopping se...
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


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