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Foundation laid for Sone River bridge in Aurangabad

Sone River: Bihar Patna: while laying the foundation stone of a four-lane bridge over river Sone which will link Daudnagar in Aurangabad with Nasriganj in Rohtas, CM Nitish Kumar on Sunday said that during the past seven years about 12,000 bridges and culverts have been constructed of which Bihar Rajya Pul Nirman Nigam (BRPNNL). Although the Nigam was established in 1975 and in 30 years it could build only 375 bridges. The bridge will shorten the distance as on Daudnagar side it will be linked to NH- 98 and on Nasriganj side with state highway 15 thus linking Magadh to Bhojpur, while vehicles... 

Soon 105 buses to ply on 30 routes between Bihar and Uttar Pradesh

Soon 105 buses to ply on 30 routes between Bihar and Uttar Pradesh In a jiffy: from Patna to... Patna: after a long wait, the Uttar Pradesh government has finally permitted the running of buses along 30 routes between Bihar and Uttar Pradesh. The Bihar State Road Transport Corporation will soon start services on these routes in the PPP mode. BSRTC will begin its services with 105 buses that will include 12 Volvos, 25 AC buses and the rest will be semi-deluxe. If things go as planned, the service will start by the next month. Some months ago when the Bihar government sent a proposal to the UP government... 

Engineering vs environment: now a debate over what to do with Gandhi Bridge, Patna

Engineering vs environment: now a debate over what to do with Gandhi Bridge, Patna Gandhi Setu: cause for debate! Patna: according to reports, the Gandhi Setu in Patna is now a subject of debate among the engineering experts. The National Highways Authority of India [NHAI] took the decision recently to assume the responsibility for its rehabilitation only last fortnight when Union ministry of road transport and highways secretary A K Upadhyaya visited Patna. . Soon after the visit, an NHAI expert team visited Patna to take a close look at the condition of 29-year-old bridge and work out a plan... 

Attention, Rajendra Bridge, Mokama opened to heavy traffic now: at 20 kms per hour!

Attention, Rajendra Bridge, Mokama opened to heavy traffic now: at 20 kms per hour! Rajendra Bridge, Mokama Mokama: According to latest reports, Rajendra Setu has been opened to heavy traffic since 15th July. This was confirmed by the SDO Shivkumar Pandit. Now 16-wheel vehicles will be allowed to play at a speed of 20 kms ph. For the past several months the bridge was closed to heavy traffic which put enormous pressure on the Mahatma Gandhi Setu, Patna. The endless congestions and traffic jams had made life difficult for regular travelers and traders. Travelers did everything to ensure they did... 

Mahatma Gandhi Setu to be redone by NHAI: finally, a decision comes through!

Mahatma Gandhi Setu to be redone by NHAI: finally, a decision comes through! .. Patna: according to the latest reports, the superstructure of the 29-year-old Mahatma Gandhi Setu is to be dismantled and redone. The decision came after a meeting between AK Upadhyaya, the Union ministry of road transport and highways secretary and the state officials including road construction department (RCD) secretary Pratyaya Amrit. Upadhyaya said ‘The National Highway Authority of India will be assigned the task to dismantle and redo the superstructure’. The state government had pleaded for the takeover of... 

Pratyaya Amrit, Secretary, BRPNN to receive the PMs Excellence award: a prize for Bihar roads

Pratyaya Amrit, Secretary, BRPNN to receive the PMs Excellence award: a prize for Bihar roads Pratya Patna: according to the latest reports, Pratyaya Amrit, Secretary, Bihar’s Road Construction Department is to receive the ‘PM’s excellence award in the field of public administration’ on the occasion of Civil Services Day on April 21. The award is being conferred on him at a ceremony at Vigyan Bhawan in Delhi. Reports mention that Amrit is the only winner in the individual achievement category this year. While speaking to a correspondent Amrit said ‘it is a recognition for the work that... 

World Bank credit for Bihar: 100,000 houses, 90 bridges and 290 km of rural roads

World Bank credit for Bihar: 100,000 houses, 90 bridges and 290 km of rural roads Kosi floods: 2008 Patna: the World Bank president Robert B. Zoellick, is in Patna for a two-day visit Tuesday onwards. During his visit Bihar will sign an agreement with World Bank government for the development of parts of Bihar affected by floods in 2008. According to the agreement, the World Bank is provide $220 million (Rs.1, 000 crore) credit for rebuilding to be carried out in areas affected by the Kosi floods in the state. The Bihar Kosi Flood Recovery Project plans to build above 100,000 houses, 90 bridges... 
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