Jammu: Minister for Revenue, Parliamentary Affairs, Abdul Rehman Veeri said that the construction of Trenz Bridge has been taken up under World Bank through JKPCC while the construction work of 1×48 Mtr span bridge over Nallah Rambiara at Watchi is in progress.
Giving details of various road projects taken up in Wachi in response to question by MLA Aijaz Ahmed Mir, he said bridge over Nallah Rambiara is an ongoing scheme under State Sector Bridges Programme taken up at an estimated cost of Rs.3.80 crore. He said the sub-structure of the bridge stands completed. He further informed that the construction of 1×1 Mtr Bailey bridge has also been taken up for execution during the current financial year at an estimated cost of Rs.0.65 crore.
The Minister said that the construction of 1×45 Mtr trussed girder bridge over Nallah Tongri at Zainapora was taken up for execution during the year 2015-16 at an estimated cost of Rs.3.99 crores under flood damaged infrastructure and the work is in progress. Similarly, the construction of 1×15 Mtr span bridge at Check-e-Kachdoor stands allotted and is being taken up for execution shortly at an estimated cost of Rs.0.65 crore, he added. He said that the detailed project report for construction of 30 Mtr span plate girder bridge has been prepared at a cost of Rs.2.64 crores.
The Minister further said that 7 kilometres Hillow Handew Narwani road has been partly blacktopped/metalled, while DPR for its up-gradation has been prepared at an estimated cost of Rs.7.55 crore and submitted to Union Government under PMGSY Phase-XI Batch-II.
He said that the Chitragam-Bandpawa-Drawani road having a total length of 6 kilometres has been partly metalled. “An aggregate length of 0.40 kilometres has been macadamized and an aggregate length of 3 kilometres has been restored by way of P/L WBM G-II in patches/stretches during the current financial year, he added.
The Minister informed the House that Mantribugh-Tangpora road with total length of 1.50 kilometres has been restored by way of providing and laying of WBM G-II in patches/stretches during the current financial year. He said there was no proposal to upgrade and macadamize Killora-Krowoora Padgochi road, Kanjullar Gadepora road, Khujpora Shirmal road, Reban Zainapora road and Chitrajan Kashw link road.
While replying to a supplementary raised by Mohammad Abbas Wani, he said that the work on Poonch-Loran-Tangmarg (Gulmarg) road is under execution.