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Cable-stayed bridge to replace partly-collapsed Majerhat bridge in Kolkata

The entire Majerhat bridge on arterial Diamond Harbour Road, a portion of which collapsed on September 4 killing two persons, will be demolished and a new bridge will be built over the railway tracks.

published on : 14th November 2018

Video of dust falling from AJC Bose Road Flyover creates panic in Kolkata

Rumours went round that a slab of the flyover was loose and was about to fall causing vehicular traffic over and under the flyover to be halted for some time.

published on : 5th October 2018

Portion of concrete slab falls off Kolkata bridge

Television footage showed a woman sitting under the bridge sustained minor injury in the accident. However, there was no police confirmation.

published on : 11th September 2018

Kolkata bridge collapse: Traffic movement improving

KoPT Chairman Vinit Kumar had a meeting with all the stake holders and apprised them of the action being taken by port.

published on : 8th September 2018

39 days prior to Kolkata bridge collapse, Railways had warned about it

The letter is seen as an answer to West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's blaming of vibrations due to Metro rail works for the collapse of Majerhat Bridge on September 4.

published on : 8th September 2018

One injured as another bridge collapses in West Bengal; TMC and CPM start blame game

A bridge in Phansidewa near Siliguri in Darjeeling district of West Bengal collapsed on Friday morning when a brick-laden truck was crossing it.

published on : 7th September 2018

Kolkata Police constitutes SIT to probe Majerhat bridge collapse

An under-construction flyover had collapsed in the crowded Burrabazar area, the wholesale business hub of the city, on March 31, 2016, claiming 26 lives.

published on : 7th September 2018

Life of 20 bridges in West Bengal has expired: CM Mamata Banerjee

Cracks in collapsed Kolkata bridge were covered with tar: Forensic experts

published on : 6th September 2018

Setting up bridge inspection, monitoring cells, says West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee​​​​​​​

West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee​​​​​​​ held a meeting with officials of the PWD, KMDA and other departments.

published on : 6th September 2018

We did commendable job during Majerhat Bridge bridge collapse: CM Mamata Banerjee

Banerjee patted her own back stating that the state administration did a commendable job in mitigating the crisis of Majerhat Bridge collapse in south Kolkata on Tuesday.

published on : 5th September 2018

CM Mamata Banerjee, Rail play blame game over Majerhat Bridge collapse

One more dead body was retrieved from beneath the debris on Wednesday taking the death toll to two.

published on : 5th September 2018

Lack of maintenance led to Kolkata bridge collapse: Locals

The locals in Kolkata cited the lack of maintenance as the reason behind the collapse of the Majerhat bridge that killed a man and injured at least 19 others.

published on : 5th September 2018

Death toll rises to two in Kolkata bridge collapse

The body was suspected to be that of one of the two labourers who were missing since the bridge collapsed more than 24 hours ago.

published on : 5th September 2018

We heard a loud sound and a portion of the bridge caved in: Eyewitness​

The road bridge runs over the Majherhat Railway Station on the Sealdah-Budge Budge line during the evening rush hour.

published on : 5th September 2018

Kolkata bridge collapse: RVNL says no relation with metro construction

RVNL Chief Project Manager/Line AK Roy said the approach piers of ROB on both ends of the affected span were intact in position.

published on : 5th September 2018
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